An Indy tradition
Deck the halls! Indianapolis Ballet returns for 2019 with their glittering production of the Christmas favorite, featuring the company, the Indianapolis Ballet Orchestra and of course, students from the much loved Indianapolis School of Ballet. A thrilling story with something for the whole family, let The Nutcracker transport you into a magical realm where dancing toys, mischievous mice, waltzing flowers and sparkling snowflakes twirl to Tchaikovsky's sumptuous score.
What is The Nutcracker about?
One snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer with gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker for Clara, the oldest child. When the clock strikes twelve an adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading our heroine Clara into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where an unforgettable festival awaits them.