We are excited to announce that The Children’s Ballet will perform The Nutcracker this Christmas at Danville High School!



  • Friday, December 20 at 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 21 at 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, December 22 at 2:30 pm

Ticket prices: $15/adult and $7/children under 12. Tickets on sale November 1!

Join us for Nutcracker Tea at the Blanton House: Saturday, December 21 at 2:30 pm. Tickets for this event are $20/person and include priority seating for the show on Saturday evening. Featuring hors d’oeuvres, sweet treats and teas by Our SpecialTEA this will be a fun time to meet and greet some of the Nutcracker characters. Also, children 12 and younger will take home a special gift.

Our production of The Nutcracker will feature performances by our friends at Hendricks Civic Theatre and professional dancers from area dance companies, as well as a special guest appearance by Bill Franklin (Courthouse Grounds) as Godfather Drosselmeyer.

Is your student interested in being part of The Nutcracker? Auditions will be open to children five and older and held in August at the studio (51 S Tennessee Street, Danville).

Auditions on Tuesday, August 6, 2019

  • 5-7 year olds from 5:30 – 6:15 pm
  • 7-10 year olds from 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

**August 8 at 6:00 pm will be callbacks as needed and auditions for Intermediate and Advanced students who did not participate in Nutcracker camp.

These are open auditions–there is no need to prepare anything. Please wear your ballet class uniform and arrive 10 minutes early to receive your number.

Cast list will be communicated by email and posted at the studio. Costume rental fee is $35.

Rehearsals will be Saturday afternoons beginning September 14. Your exact rehearsal times will depend on the role of your dancer. All rehearsals will be at the studio except for an all-cast rehearsal on the first Saturday of December at the high school. No rehearsals Thanksgiving weekend or the second Saturday of December. Tech week at the high school is December 15-19.

Please contact us with any questions: info@thechildrensballet.com

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