The Nutcracker 2019

Snowflakes. Sword fights. Dancing dolls. A Christmas tree that reaches the sky.

Choreography: Stanton Welch AM  |  Music: Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky

Stanton Welch’s opulent production of The Nutcracker is one of the most splendid ever staged. In this, the most traditional holiday tale, Clara and Drosselmeyer travel together to the Land of the Sweets where the Sugar Plum Fairy is reunited with her prince – and where the magic happens. With grand sets and stunning costumes, The Nutcracker features the entire company of dancers as well as many Houston Ballet Academy students playing hundreds of fun and exciting roles.


$80 per person - Experience The Nutcracker like never before. Enjoy treats and drinks before the show and during intermission.

Meet the dancers onstage after the performance and receive a keepsake holiday gift.

Houston Ballet’s performances of The Nutcracker generously sponsored by:

Houston Methodist




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For more information, please call Houston Ballet Box Office at 713.227.ARTS(2787).


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