The Nutcracker

Revel in the magic of The Nutcracker

Music by Peter IIyich Tchaikovsky

Wonderful dancers, beloved music, gloriously lavish sets and costumes ...

When young Clara falls asleep under the Christmas tree with her mysterious nutcracker doll, miraculous things happen!

Meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and her handsome Prince, the Mouse King, and more in this fabulous holiday treat for the entire family.

A female ballet dancer stands en pointe while a male ballet dancer holds her. Snow falls.

Student seat pricing as low as $10, adult seat pricing as low as $15

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Creative team

Conductor: Marzio Conti

Spanish conductor Marzio Conti is former music director of Oviedo Philharmonic and an acclaimed guest conductor for major Italian opera houses and orchestras.

Choreographer: Michael Vernon

This esteemed choreographer, teacher, and Jacobs faculty member has choreographed for companies including American Ballet Theatre and Eglevsky Ballet, as well as for Baryshnikov and others.

Set designer: C. David Higgins

“One of America’s finest scenic artists” - Opera News

He has given the Jacobs School of Music a Nutcracker that is a “feast for the eyes.” - The Herald-Times

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