Sacramento Ballet’s 2022 Hometown Nutcracker: Local Choreography, Int’l Dancers, Live Orchestra, Hundreds of Children Cast as Shooting Stars, Candy Canes & Mice
December 10 @ 7:00 pm - December 24 @ 2:00 pm
Sacramento Ballet presents its treasured annual holiday celebration set to Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker with eight thrilling performances complete with live orchestra running from December 10-24, 2022. This year’s Nutcracker features fresh local choreography by SacBallet’s own alumni Nicole Haskins, Colby Damon & current artist Julia Feldman. Completing a pitch-perfect match, Nutcracker’s new presenting sponsor, California Walnuts, is excited to support the Company’s artistry on stage by offering attendees delicious samples and tasty holiday recipes. SacBallet’s Nutcracker 2022 will feature: ◎ Classic sets by legendary designer Alain Vaes, lighting design by Trad Burns (Walt Disney World, The Wizard of Oz ballet) ◎ Fresh choreography from three, nationally-recognized, SacBallet hometown artists, alumni (Nicole Haskins, Colby Damon, and current artist Julia Feldman) ◎ Artistic / Executive Director Anthony Krutzkamp’s vision for Nutcracker 2022 as a uniquely hometown ballet: choreography made in Sacramento ◎ Live orchestra from Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera, Andrew Grams conducting presented at all Nutcracker performances this year ◎ Company dance professionals from around the world ◎ SacBallet’s official Nutcracker logo with Sacramento‘s city skyline in the soldier’s helmet! ◎ Giant-sized, larger-than-life 12-foot-tall Nutcracker soldier statue in the theater lobby for festive holiday selfies!