The Nutcracker

The dazzling audience favorite, The Nutcracker, returns to the stage! Join us in Charlottesville and Lynchburg to experience the magic. This enchanting 90-minute performance follows the story of Clara on her adventure through the Lands of Snowflakes and Sweets as she meets friends and foes alike. Experience Tchaikovsky’s treasured score and a magical snowfall in this dazzling holiday classic.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center
December 3 | 11:00AM* & 2:30PM

V. Earl Dickinson Theater at PVCC
December 17 | 11:30AM* & 3:30PM*
December 18 | 12:30PM* & 4:30PM


Academy Center of the Arts
December 10 | 1:00PM* & 5:00PM
December 11 | 3:00PM*

*Class with Clara

Your child can experience the magic of The Nutcracker after select matinee performances by taking a ballet class onstage with Clara and her friends! Perfect for boys and girls ages 3-8, participants learn introductory ballet steps and have photo opportunities with the dancers.

The Nutcracker is proudly presented by:

Land of the Snowflakes inspired by: