San Jose Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker, celebrating 54 years of magic. The longest-running San Jose Nutcracker will capture your imagination and transport you to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing snowflakes.
Don’t just see The Nutcracker, experience it! See more than just the performance with the Nutcracker VIP Package! In addition to the best seats in the house, take a behind-the-scenes tour of The Nutcracker and see the magic of the production up close. Meet and greet the cast at the exclusive Candy Kingdom party held in the Ridder Lounge, while filling up on delicious holiday treats and drinks.
Audiences will be awed by the grace and talent of world-class guest artists Sasha De Sola and Tiit Helimets (Principal Dancers with San Francisco Ballet) Dec. 6-8; and Claire Rathbun of Syracuse City Ballet and Jake Casey (formerly of Cincinnati Ballet and, most recently, the Estonian Theatre Vanemuine Ballet) Dec. 13-15.
Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score will be masterfully played by The Cambrian Symphony’s 52-piece orchestra, led by conductor Scott Johannes Krijnen.
Lobby doors open 1 hour prior to performances; seating opens 30 minutes prior to performances.