The Nutcracker Ballet

Twin Cities Ballet presents our 39th Annual Production of The Nutcracker on Friday, December 4th, 2020- Two school performances at 10:00 and 12:30. Two Public performances on Saturday, December 5th and Sunday December 6th,  2020 at 2:00pm at ISU Braden Auditorium.

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

Public Performance tickets go on sale October 1st.  Please call ISU Braden Box office 309-438-5444 To avoid extra fees it is best to call or stop by the box office.

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Our school matinee performances will be held on Friday, Decmber 4th, 2020 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- Click Here for-  2019 Teacher Letter and the order form for tickets - Click here for - 2019 Nutcracker Order Form

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Rehearsals start In October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th 

11:45- 12:45- Bon Bon Rehearsal

1:00- 1:45- Mice and Soldiers- including company

1:45- 2:15- Angels- including company

2:15- 3:00- Party Girls and Boys- including company, Clars's, Fritz, Nutcracker

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

Full cast Rehearsal Information

Starting Saturday, November 2, 9, 16, 23rd we will rehearse from 1-3:30- Full Cast rehearsal.  Mice and soldiers should arrive by 1:30

Sunday, December 1st  from 2-4:00-  Mice and soldier should arrive by 2:30

Nutcracker Shows are December 6th- two schools, December 7th and 8th- Public performances

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