The Nutcracker

14 - 22 December

 
 

Rediscover this heart-warming classic of The Nutcracker this Christmas.

As the clock strikes midnight, Clara is transported into a magical world full of wonder.
A sea of snowflakes will fill the stage and audiences will be transported to another realm as Melbourne City Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker stays true to the traditional family favourite.

Stirring music from Tchaikovsky and an abundance of colourful costumes and characters will excite and delight. Enjoy the tradition of The Nutcracker this December.

 
 
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Venues

Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre

14 & 15 December at 7.30pm
16 December at 1.30pm

 

 

Frankston Arts Centre

20 December at 7.30pm

Plenty Ranges Arts & Convention Centre

21 December at 7.30pm

Production Information

Choreography: Michael Pappalardo

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Duration: 90min

Suitability: this ballet is suitable for all ages


Join the Cast of "The Nutcracker"

 
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Would you like to be a part of Melbourne City Ballet's upcoming production of THE NUTCRACKER?

Melbourne City Ballet will provide opportunities for young dancers seeking to experience being a part of a live ballet production.

In 2018, young dancers across the country will have the opportunity to register to be a part of the magic of this wonderful production, representing their communities onstage with the company.

There are various roles that need to be filled for this production. Melbourne City Ballet will be predominately looking for dancers, both boys and girls, aged between 8 and 18 years old.  Basic ballet skills and knowledge are required. 

Dancers will learn the choreography within the workshop. Those who are successful will be notified at the end of the workshop and will be given more detailed information about the show. 

Auditions will include participation in our community workshops which are $10 per head. 

 

List of participating venues

 Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre, Preston VIC
Show: 14 December at 7:30pm
Show: 15 December at 7:30pm
Show: 16 December at 1:30pm
(Audition / workshop: 12 December at 6:00pm- Melbourne City Ballet studios, Coburg VIC)
Register for auditions here

 

Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston VIC
Show: 20 December at 7.30pm
(Audition / workshop: 12 December at 6:00pm- Melbourne City Ballet studios, Coburg VIC)
Register for auditions here

 

Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre, South Morang VIC
Show: 21 December at 7.30pm
(Audition / workshop: 12 December at 6:00pm- Melbourne City Ballet studios, Coburg VIC)
Register for auditions here