Where to Find the Nutcracker

There is nothing quite like a performance of The Nutcracker to get you in the holiday spirit. This beloved tale gives audiences a glimpse into Clara’s
dreamlike journey with her Nutcracker Prince brought to life through breathtaking ballet and the enchanting music of Tchaikovsky. From a toddler-friendly storytime presented by ballerinas to a sensory-friendly performance for children of all abilities, there are several options for enjoying this timeless classic right here in Hamilton County.



Nutcracker Mini-Performance at Barnes & Noble Carmel

Kick off this special holiday season with The Central Indiana Dance Ensemble as they present a lovely mini-performances from their upcoming production of The Nutcracker! Take photos with the dancers, watch in close-up wonder at their dance skills, be in awe of their gorgeous costumes and enjoy a holiday classic.

WHEN: November 27 at 1pm

WHERE: Barnes & Noble, Carmel

COST: Free

Nutcracker: Short & Suite

Come as you are to a short dance performance of excerpts from this classic holiday ballet for families and children of all abilities. This performance is a partnership event with Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Adaptive Program and Village Dance Studio. The house lights will be raised, sound will be lowered, and dance space will be open for those who want to dance along!

WHEN: December 4. 1pm and 3pm

WHERE: The Monon Center

Nutcracker Storytime at Noblesville Library

Dance along with the Nutcracker at this storytime designed for toddlers and preschoolers and their caregiver.  Ballerinas from the Ballet Theater of Indiana will be here to share this timeless story and lead the dancing fun!

WHEN: December 5 at 9:30am

WHERE: Noblesville Libary

COST: Free

Ballet Theatre Of Carmel

A holiday tradition in the heart of downtown Carmel. This performance will take place in the Carmel High School Auditorium.

WHEN: December 10-11. Afternoon and evening performances.

WHERE: Dale E. Graham Auditorium at Carmel High School

COST: Students/Seniors $15; Adults $24



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