DENVER, CO (November 5, 2019) – Colorado Ballet will present its 59th annual production of The Nutcracker with 26 performances, November 30 through December 29 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, with live music featuring the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Families have made lifelong memories at Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker for 58 seasons. It is a treasured holiday tradition for many and its popularity continues to grow—many performances sell out before opening night and two performances are already sold out. Get your tickets early for the best availability to enjoy one of Colorado’s favorite holiday traditions.
“Bring your family and friends to Colorado Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker this season to experience sheer joy, get into the holiday spirit and see fantastic dance,” states Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs. “I’m proud of our spectacular Nutcracker production that audiences have loved for decades, and we can’t thank them enough for their support. We are excited to make a very special announcement about next season’s 60th anniversary of The Nutcracker in the coming weeks—stay tuned!”
The beloved score by Tchaikovsky, classic tale of Clara and enchanting characters bring to life the magic of the holidays for audiences of all ages. Colorado Ballet’s dancers are excited to bring 26 remarkable performances of The Nutcracker to the community this holiday season.
PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES
Sat, Nov. 30 – 1:00pm Limited Availability
Sat, Nov. 30 – 6:30pm
Sun, Dec. 1 – 1:00pm Limited Availability
Sun, Dec. 1 – 6:30pm Best Availability
Sat, Dec. 7 – 1:00pm SOLD OUT
Sun, Dec. 8 – 1:00pm SOLD OUT
Sun, Dec. 8 – 6:30pm
Thu, Dec. 12 – 7:30pm Best Availability
Fri, Dec. 13 – 7:30pm
Sat, Dec. 14 – 1:00pm Limited Availability
Sat, Dec. 14 – 6:30pm Limited Availability
Sun, Dec. 15 – 1:00pm* Limited Availability
Sun, Dec. 15 – 6:30pm Best Availability
Thu, Dec. 19 – 7:30pm Best Availability
Fri, Dec. 20 – 7:30pm
Sat, Dec. 21 – 1:00pm Limited Availability
Sat, Dec. 21 – 6:30pm Limited Availability
Sun, Dec. 22 – 1:00pm Limited Availability
Sun, Dec. 22 – 6:30pm
Mon, Dec. 23 – 1:00pm
Mon, Dec. 23 – 6:30pm
Tue, Dec. 24 – 1:00pm
Fri, Dec. 27 – 6:30pm Best Availability
Sat, Dec. 28 – 1:00pm Best Availability
Sat, Dec. 28 – 6:30pm Best Availability
Sun, Dec. 29 – 1:00pm Best Availability
(*) Audio Described Performance
Tickets range from $40 to $165. Visit COLORADOBALLET.ORG or call Patron Services at 303-837-8888 ext. 2 to purchase tickets.
To continue to reduce the number of ticket resellers, please purchase directly through Colorado Ballet via the website or phone number listed above. Tickets purchased through resellers may not be valid.
Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker is presented by Occidental. Colorado Ballet receives support from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Supporting sponsors include Colorado Ballet Auxiliary and the Colorado Athletic Club.
EVENT LISTING FOR THE NUTCRACKER
Colorado Ballet presents The Nutcracker
Nov. 30 – Dec. 29, 2019 | Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Tickets start at $40 at COLORADOBALLET.ORG
Audiences simply can’t get enough of Colorado Ballet’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker. Returning for its 59th season Nov. 30 – Dec. 29, 2019, this beloved holiday favorite sells out every year. Experience this whimsical trip to the Sugar Plum Kingdom where magical dances come alive. Secure your seats early for this holiday tradition as most performances fill up prior to opening night.
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ABOUT COLORADO BALLET Presenting exceptional classical ballet and innovative contemporary dance through performances, training, education and community engagement, Colorado Ballet continues to inspire and grow an increasingly diverse audience base in Denver, Colorado. Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 59 years of excellence. As a world-class professional company, Colorado Ballet presents 55 performances annually to sold-out audiences in the 2,000 seat Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The Company’s 32 professional dancers and 21 studio company dancers come from all over the world. Colorado Ballet’s The Armstrong Center for Dance, a 35,000 square foot building, boasts eight state-of-the-art professional dance studios and amenities for the professional Company. Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet performs classical ballet masterpieces, full-length story ballets and its critically-acclaimed repertory production Ballet MasterWorks, featuring varied works from neoclassical ballets to world premieres. The Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy serves over 1,200 students from toddlers to seniors each year. Colorado Ballet’s Education and Community Engagement programming serves under-resourced students, teachers, families, people with disabilities and lifelong learners, reaching more than 35,000 contacts in 300 schools and organizations annually. For more information please visit COLORADOBALLET.ORG.