What would the holidays be without George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®? Whether it’s your first or thirty-first time seeing Pennsylvania Ballet’s production of the classic, watching the timeless story brought to life is always a delight. From a festive family party, to the exciting battle between the Nutcracker and the Mouse King, and the delectable journey through the Land of Sweets, Marie’s magical story is thrilling for the young – and young at heart.
Student matinee performances are performances of select ballets that are marketed to schools and school groups. A full, regular performance is presented to an audience that primarily consists of elementary and middle school students. Student matinees are open to the public.