The Nutcracker Ballet


Twin Cities Ballet presents our 38th Annual Production of The Nutcracker on Friday, December 6th, 2019- Two school performances at 10:00 and 12:30. Two Public performances on Saturday, December 7th and Sunday December 8th,  2019 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.

Nutcracker Fact Information Sheet- 2019 Nutcracker Fact Sheet

Nutcracker ad form- click here-  - 2019 Nutcracker Ad Form

Nutcracker Packet- Click Here- 2019 Nutcracker Packet

Our school matinee performances will be held on Friday, Decmber 6th, 2019 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 School Letter and the order form for tickets - Click here for - 2019 School Order Form

Girl Scout Order Form- 2019 Girl Scout Order Form

2019 Nutcracker Audition and Rehearsal Information: 

Auditions- September 28th- 1:00-3:00pm

Rehearsal start In October 5th-   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.

Full cast Rehearsal Information

These times are approximate-

Starting Saturday, October 26th , 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

Picture order form- 

Nutcracker Hair and Makeup- nutcracker hair and Nutcracker Makeup

Nutcracker Tech Week Packet- 2019 Nutcracker Packet