Nutcracker Ballet - Durham (NC)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Carolina Theatre
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Carolina Theatre
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 7:00 pm
T: 919.560.3030

The Gift of Christmas Tour Comes to Durham Wednesday, December 18 and Thursday, December 19

This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at the Carolina Theatre in Durham! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic as you and your loved ones journey with Masha and her Nutcracker Prince through the Snow Forest. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is the family tradition perfect for all ages! Celebrate this cherished Holiday experience set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score and create memories that will last a lifetime. Get tickets in Durham for family and friends today!

About The Carolina Theatre of Durham

Welcome to the home of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Durham! The non-profit Carolina Theatre of Durham is one of downtown’s most loved and established arts organizations. The city-owned Carolina Theatre complex has been operating for nearly two decades.The building is funded by ticket sales, individual and corporate contributions, and an annual management stipend from the City of Durham. Each year the Theatre presents over 60 concerts, film festivals, and serves 15,000 school children with the Arts Discovery educational series. The venue is also home for numerous nonprofits and other organizations that utilize the facility – in all attracting more than 150,000 people to downtown. People who love downtown Durham crave the distinct personality, programming, and atmosphere that the Carolina Theatre specializes in. The Carolina Theatre is more than a building, it's an experience that can only be found in Durham!

Durham Ballet Partnerships: Durham School of Ballet and the Performing Arts and Spotlight Dance Company

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full professional Russian cast are local Durham children.

Durham School of Ballet and the Performing Arts, LLC (DSBPA) offers classes for students age two through adult who enjoy dancing, as well as for those who wish to pursue a professional career. Instructors are currently certified by ABT National Training Curriculum, Escola National de Ballet de Cuba, Imperial School of Dancing, and New England Conservatory of Circus Arts. They encourage and support their staff in pursuing continuing education opportunities for the benefit of students’ training. DSBPA constantly looks for opportunities to train students from communities traditionally underrepresented in classical ballet and aerial via national partnerships such as Project Plié and are seeking local partnerships with underrepresented groups. 

Spotlight Dance Company offers students a place to learn to dance, meet new people and have fun while boosting their own self-confidence. They offer a variety of classes at affordable prices and provide their students with the newest dance trends as well as the classical knowledge they need to be a great dancer. Located in the heart of downtown, Spotlight Dance Company has a unique offering of children, adult & fitness classes. Their classes are taught by extensively trained and well-educated teachers who have a vast background in both performance and education.