Nutcracker Ballet - Charlottesville (VA)

Performances
NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet
The Paramount Theater
Sunday, November 20, 2022 - 1:00 pm
Sunday, November 20, 2022 - 5:00 pm
434.979.1333

Experience NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet 2022 in Charlottesville, VA

This Christmas, bring the whole family back to a simpler time with NUTCRACKER! Magic of 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 Paramount Theater in Charlottesville!

The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville

Welcome to the home of NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet in Charlottesville: The Paramount Theater! The Paramount Theateroriginally a movie palace that opened in 1931, once hosted films, war bond drives, fashion shows, cartoons for kids, and musical artists, before closing its doors in 1974. Thanks to the diligence of those in the greater Charlottesville region, the theater was saved from threats of demolition, instead undergoing renovations before reopening in 2004. It now presents a variety of arts, education, and entertainment events, such as London's National Theatre, The Lyric Opera Virginia, comedians, musicians, and more.

Charlottesville Partner Ballet Studio: BalletSchool

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full international professional cast are local Charlottesville children from BalletSchool. BalletSchool was founded in 1997 and provides ballet classes with professional instruction. The emphasis is on proper technique and performance style in accordance with each student’s stage of development. The method caters to any student – whether considering dance as a career or just for enjoyment. Subjects included in each class level are ballet, character and free-movement. The studio also offers HipHop, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary and Tap classes for all ages. In order to promote a healthy mind and body, the studio provides a positive environment for all dancers to enjoy and reach his or her highest potential.