The Nutcracker

Nut finale slide

Boulder Ballet_Nutcracker_photo by Eli Akerstein_2One of Colorado’s major productions of the holiday tradition, with a cast of over 80 dancers including the professional company and charming young student dancers, a full live orchestra, spectacular scenery and special effects.

With the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra:
Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 2:00pm
Saturday, November 24, 2018 @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm
Sunday, November 25, 2018 @ 2:00pm
Macky Auditorium, on the University of Colorado Boulder campus – Parking
Tickets: (303) 449-1343 Ext. 2

With the Longmont Symphony:
Saturday, December 1, 2018 @ 4:00pm
Sunday, December 2, 2018 @ 2:00pm
Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, 600 E. Mountain View Avenue, Longmont – Directions
Tickets: (303) 772-5796

The Gentle Nutcracker
Saturday, December 1, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, 600 E. Mountain View Avenue, Longmont – Directions
The Longmont Symphony Orchestra and the Boulder Ballet will present a sensory-friendly abridged version of Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker Ballet for individuals with special needs and their families.
For more information and tickets please click here.

Nutcracker Podcast Series

Nutcracker Characters Around Boulder

Nutcracker Tea

December 9 & 16
Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th Street, Boulder – Directions
Take time out of your busy holiday schedule to relax and enjoy tea on the beautiful Boulderado Mezzanine while raising funds for Boulder Ballet! Tea is served to each guest at the table. The scones, tea sandwiches, and dainty desserts are set up buffet-style for this event. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Boulder Ballet.


Board Vice Chair, L. Botway
Act 1 Performance Excerpts
‘Christmas Eve’
Act 2 Performance Excerpts
‘Clara’s Dream’

Featured image by Eli Akerstein