Nutcracker Ballet - Durham (NC)

Performances
NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet
Carolina Theatre
Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 7:00 pm
919.560.3030

Experience NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet 2022 in Durham, NC

This Christmas, bring the whole family back to a simpler time with NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet! The acclaimed holiday tradition is LIVE in theaters for the 30th Anniversary tour. Gather friends and family to re-live your fondest childhood dreams, overflowing with larger-than-life puppets, breath-taking acrobatics and dazzling costumes. Experience the exquisite artistry of the international cast, featuring stars of Ukraine ballet, performing at the highest level of classical technique. Share in the message of Peace and Harmony at The Carolina Theatre in Durham!

The Carolina Theatre in Durham

Welcome to the home of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet in at the non-profit Carolina Theatre of Durham, one of downtown’s most loved and established arts organizations. The city-owned Carolina Theatre complex has been operating for nearly two decades.The building is funded by ticket sales, individual and corporate contributions, and an annual management stipend from the City of Durham. Each year the Theatre presents over 60 concerts, film festivals, and serves 15,000 school children with the Arts Discovery educational series. The venue is also home for numerous nonprofits and other organizations that utilize the facility – in all attracting more than 150,000 people to downtown. People who love downtown Durham crave the distinct personality, programming, and atmosphere that the Carolina Theatre specializes in. The Carolina Theatre is more than a building, it's an experience that can only be found in Durham!

Durham Partner Ballet Studio: Durham School of Ballet and the Performing Arts, and Spotlight Dance Company

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing alongside the full international professional cast are local Durham children.

Durham School of Ballet and the Performing Arts, LLC (DSBPA) offers classes for students age two through adult who enjoy dancing, as well as for those who wish to pursue a professional career. Instructors are currently certified by ABT National Training Curriculum, Escola National de Ballet de Cuba, Imperial School of Dancing, and New England Conservatory of Circus Arts. They encourage and support their staff in pursuing continuing education opportunities for the benefit of students’ training. DSBPA constantly looks for opportunities to train students from communities traditionally underrepresented in classical ballet and aerial via national partnerships such as Project Plié and are seeking local partnerships with underrepresented groups. 

Spotlight Dance Company offers students a place to learn to dance, meet new people and have fun while boosting their own self-confidence. They offer a variety of classes at affordable prices and provide their students with the newest dance trends as well as the classical knowledge they need to be a great dancer. Located in the heart of downtown, Spotlight Dance Company has a unique offering of children, adult & fitness classes. Their classes are taught by extensively trained and well-educated teachers who have a vast background in both performance and education.