The Nutcracker

George Balanchine’s THE NUTCRACKER (PA Ballet): Much more than a holiday tradition

A brilliant NUTCRACKER shows the company’s heightened artistry.

George Balanchine’s THE NUTCRACKER (PA BALLET): A spectacle of dancers, magic, and color

Pennsylvania Ballet invites you to a spectacle of dancers, dancing children, dancing toys, snowflakes, candy canes, and beverages, magic, and color.

George Balanchine’s THE NUTCRACKER (PA Ballet): Showcasing the next great talents

It uses the same stage, the same music, and the same settings as previous years, but this year’s NUTCRACKER is even more convincing and more magical than before.

THE NUTCRACKER (PA Ballet): A beloved holiday tradition

A holiday tradition for many Philadelphians, the Pennsylvania Ballet’s NUTCRACKER returns for another season.

The Nutcracker. PA Ballet.

Dance ornaments sparkle in Pennsylvania Ballet’s NUTCRACKER (2013)

Pennsylvania Ballet is only one of just a few companies licensed to do Balanchine’s 1954 classic ballet.