Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet
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NUTCRACKER! Returning to Your City
On Sale April 7, 2023

The beloved family tradition is back: NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet! The story follows Clara through the Snow Forest to the Land of Peace and Harmony, featuring the classic life-sized Kissy Doll, fierce red-eyed Rat King, and the Slavic Troika Sleigh


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On this 30th Anniversary tour, an all-star, award-winning ensemble from Ukraine, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Turkey, and more bring NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet back to the stage.

Talmi Entertainment Producer Dan Talmi said the classic Christmas ballet with its cast of international luminaries sets the stage for peace, hope, and understanding that transcend conflict.

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Featuring the most gifted artists from around the world, our cast of principal dancers and performers have the ability  to convey the majesty and beauty of our production through the international language of dance.These men and women truly embody our belief that dance and performing arts are the way to build bridges and create unity across all cultures. Learn more about our principals and their stories here.

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New Horizons students with a ballerina in KnoxvilleNUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas BALLET ENGAGES COMMUNITY IN MANY WAYS

NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet brings Community Engagement programs to American and Canadian children, led by the multi-talented Audition DirectorsPresident Obama’s daughter Sasha joined in the Dance with Us program. Children of all ages and interests learn from the cultural immersion program ‘New Horizons: A Children’s Program for Life’; SCAD and MICA fine art majors have participated in life drawing classes of the ballerinas and danseurs in the Fine Art Program; and concerto competition winning musicians accompany the NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet Principal Ballerina live in Saint Saens’ “Dying Swan” Musical Wunderkind. Reach out to set up a program in your community! 

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Community Engagement since 1993

100,000+ children - Sharing Culture and Inspiring Peace 

Dance with Us Ballerinas audition, rehearse and inspire 6000+ local student dancers who then perform side-by-side with the company of 40 members.

New Horizons – A Children’s Program for Life delivers cultural immersion sessions using interactive exercises which develop healthy eating habits, movement and creative expression habits for thousands of children of all ages.

Musical Wunderkind – Strings Ballerinas perform side by side with pre-professional Concerto Competition musiciansto St. Saen’s The Dying Swan

Musical Wunderkind – Choirs perform live in the “Waltz of the Snowflakes” and welcome patrons to singing repertoire in venue lobbies.

Musical Wunderkind – Orchestras – University musicians accompany NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet in the complete performance in many cities on the tour.

Fine Art Program brings ballerinas and fine art students together to draw, shoot, and paint the ballerinas at SCAD, MICA, Syracuse Fine Art program, and more.


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NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet Gift Store

NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet's Gift Store features branded items inspired by the Nutcracker and more classic story ballets. Specialty items include a Limited Edition 18 inch “Kissy Doll” with numbered Certificate and a Christmas Ribbon-Candy Tutu; hand-made Nutcrackers, Christmas Tree ornaments featuring NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet characters, DVDs, books, posters, and t-shirts. Kids (and grown-ups!) love NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet's plush Waltz of the Flowers Bear, available in pink or white; and more unique birthday and Christmas items.

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Dance With Us

NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet’s 'Dance with Us’ program brings the opportunity of auditioning, rehearsing, and performing with an international touring ballet company to a generation of ballet students!

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Check out our online shop! NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet's exclusive line of limited edition Nutcrackers and christmas souvenirs bring a piece of the annual Nutcracker performance home to you!

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  • Hot ticket...magnetic sense of theater

    New York Times, 2015
  • Technically supreme dancing, dazzling... authentically opulent...

    Calgary Herald
  • Technical prowess was…truly "great”...whimsical sets and giant animal stick puppets and colorful costumes … stellar Arabian Variation…breathtaking!

    Cleveland Plain Dealer, 2014
  • “Christmas cheer...Virtuosity...bravura expertise”

    Los Angeles Times
  • “Commitment to the theme of Love and Peace”

    CNN News
  • “Hot Ticket...Knockout… Kids wide-eyed”

    New York Times
  • “Few pack the punch!”

    Detroit Free Press