nutcracker tickets in Indianapolis, IN

Experience NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet

2024 Season

Give the gift of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet! to the whole family. Celebrate America’s favorite Christmas tradition with an international all-star cast that blends world-class ballet with whimsical puppets, lavish costumes, and stunning acrobatics! Share the tradition of pure Holiday magic and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score with friends and family of all ages. Don’t miss this chance to create memories of a lifetime: get tickets now!

Kissy Doll 2024

The Theater

Old National Centre in Indianapolis


Partner Studio

Indianapolis Partner Ballet Studio: Premier Academy of Dance

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full international professional cast are local Indianapolis children from Premier Academy of Dance. Premier Academy of the Performing Arts is committed to providing developmentally appropriate instruction in a safe, nurturing environment.  The staff strives to demonstrate enthusiasm, passion, and dedication to every student because no child is “just a number” to us.  The Premier Academy motto is “Artistry – Imagination – Confidence.”  The staff strives to teach Artistry through their passion for the art of dance; Imagination by encouraging student to express themselves in performance; and Confidence by providing each and every child with technical skills needed to shine!


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“What a magnificent show! We’ve attended several different performances of the nutcracker in the past. This show puts all of them to shame! We plan on making this a regular holiday event for our family! Thank you for such a great holiday experience!!”

“Loved the nutcracker production. Costumes were beautiful and dancers as usual did not disappoint. Great family holiday experience”

“Commitment to the theme of Love and Peace”
CNN News

“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