This way to the Land of Sweets!
If seeing THE NUTCRACKER is part of your family’s Christmas tradition, you have several different options in Tucson this year.
See below for dates, times, and tickets prices.
Performances are listed alphabetically by company name.
Established in 2001 as Southeast Tucson's Premier Classical Dance Academy, Ballet Rincon (BR) is committed to the highest standard in professional dance training.
Ballet Rincon presents its production of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic ballet. A tradition for the whole family!
Ballet Tucson, Tucson’s resident professional ballet company, presents its beloved, traditional Victorian production of The Nutcracker at the Tucson Music Hall for 4 performances only on December 28-29, 2019.
Based on the famous E.T.A. Hoffman story and paired with the glorious Tchaikovsky score, Ballet Tucson’s professional dancers transport you to a wondrous realm with spectacular sets, colorful costumes, dazzling choreography, and exceptional dancing. A cast of 50 local children appear in supporting roles and will warm the hearts of all attending this most festive production.
This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets, and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. The New York Times calls it a “Hot Ticket!” Celebrate this cherished holiday tradition and relive the dream with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.
This original, full-length classical ballet translates the traditional Nutcracker to Tucson in the 1880s, complete with coyotes, cavalry, and rattlesnakes. The live orchestra, lovely costumes and beautiful, professionally designed sets – combined with the stunning dancing – all make for a holiday tradition that will be enjoyed by the entire family.
See below for a calendar listing of Nutcracker performances in Tucson, in order by date.