The Nutcracker ballet is a special Christmastime tradition. In the Richmond Ballet’s enchanting performance, Tchaikovsky’s familiar music whisks both Clara and audiences alike on an extraordinary journey, from a battle beneath the branches of a magical Christmas tree, through an enchanted snowy forest, to the Kingdom of Sweets. With its colorful sets, fanciful costumes, and beloved characters, such as the Russian Bear and Arabian Snake, The Nutcracker continues to charm generations. Check out the numerous performances of the ballet as well as a number of creative iterations on stages around the Richmond area.
Richmond Ballet‘s NUTCRACKER is a classic
Wed., Dec. 8, 2021 at 7 PM The Hip Hop Nutcracker at the Altria Theater
•Concert Ballet of Virginia This colorful production of the Nutcracker enchanting holiday favorite has received praise and positive responses for its ability to charm and entertain audiences from age three to adult. A full-length presentation (approximately two hours long, including intermission).
|Monacan High School Auditorium||– or –||Atlee High School Auditorium|
|Saturday, December 11th – 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 11th – 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 12th – 2:30 pm
|Saturday, December 18th – 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 18th – 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 19th – 2:30 pm
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•Central VA Dance Academy presents The Nutcracker. This holiday tradition is an enchanting ballet about a little girl named Clara and her Nutcracker. The story takes place on Christmas Eve and continues through Clara’s magical dream of mice, snowflakes, dancing flowers, and sugar plum fairies.
Friday, December 17th Show at 7:00pm
Saturday, December 18th Show at 3:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday, December 19th Show at 3:00pm and 7:00pm
Monday, December 20th Show at 3:00pm
LOCATION: The Cultural Arts Center At Glen Allen, 2800 Mountain Rd., Glen Allen, VA 23060
•J’adore Dance –“Klara with a K” is a fun magical and reimagined version of the holiday classic, the Nutcracker. For many dancers, performing in a production such as the Nutcracker is only but a dream and for others it may not be a possibility if they are not a ballet dancer. “Klara” invites dancers with various backgrounds and abilities the opportunity to take the stage in what we believe will be a new holiday favorite in the RVA area. Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary and Classical Ballet is combined to create this one-of-a-kind production, making it a truly inclusive performance. Performance Info: Thursday, December 16th & Friday, December 17th at The Altria Theatre in Richmond, Virginia
•The Latin Ballet of Virginia’s The Legend of Pointsettia
Performances January 6 – 9, 2022
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road Glen Allen, VA 23060
Thursday, January 6 at 10:30am (Field Trips for schools)
Friday, January 7 at 10:30am (Field Trips for schools)
Friday, January 7 at 7:30pm
Saturday, January 8 at 3:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, January 9 at 3:00pm
Here’s a taste of The Nutcracker:
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