The Nutcracker Ballet


Twin Cities Ballet presents our 36th Annual Production of The Nutcracker on Friday, December 1, Saturday, December 2 and Sunday December 3, 2017!

Each year, we proudly offer both public performances and matinees geared for school-aged students of this classical ballet.

Public Performance tickets are now on sale.  Please call ISU Braden Box office 309-438-5444.  To avoid extra fees it is best to call or stop by the box office.

Our school matinee performances will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10:00 am and 12:30 pm. These shows offer a wonderful opportunity to introduce both classical music and dance. Over 3,000 students from area schools enjoyed last year's performance. The running length of the show is approximately 90 minutes. If you'd like more information about our school matinee performances, you can access information regarding the performance here, and the order form for tickets here. 

Nutcracker Rehearsal Information: 

Rehearsal start September 30th.  Please make every attempt to be at rehearsal and please call the studio if your child is ill or absent.  Missing more than 2 rehearsals may jeopardize their involvement.

September 30, October 7, 14, 21 we will follow this schedule- These times are approximate

11:15-12:15    Bon Bon Rehearsal

1:00-1:45        Mice with Company Girls

1:15-1:45        Soldiers with Company Girls

1:45-2:15        Angels with Company Girls

2:15-3:00         Party Girls and Boys with Company Girls, Clara's and Fritz

Starting October 28th, November 4, 11, 18 we will rehearse from 1-3:30  and Sunday November 26th from 2-4:00

Sleigh Fairies will start rehearsal on October 28th and need to arrive by 1:40

DVD ORDER FORM- Nutcracker DVD