Nutcracker: A Gift of Imagination
Revel in the wonder of Metropolitan School of the Arts favorite holiday tradition as we join Clara and her Nutcracker in a magical journey from her Victorian home through the Land of Snow and into the Land of Sweets. Dazzling dancing, a larger-than-life Christmas tree, more than 100 dancers, and Tchaikovsky’s glorious score make The Nutcracker a true gift of imagination.
Nutcracker in a Nutshell
Metropolitan Youth Ballet is pleased to present an abridged version of The Nutcracker Ballet for our community’s youngest theater goers! This 30 minute version brings to life Clara’s sweet dream – complete with a bombastic Battle Scene, sparkling daring duo, and the delightful divertissements from the Land of the Sweets. Enjoy your favorite holiday classic by buying a plum seat today!
Special Programs for Girl Scouts
Our Nutcracker performances will take place on December 8th and 9th at the Rachel M. Schlesinger on the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College. We are offering $15 tickets to groups of 10 or more to all of our shows. All Girl Scouts will receive a Nutcracker Patch.
At our 1 p.m. shows, we will offer a fun filled workshop for all our Girl Scouts in attendance and meet some of the dancers.