The Nutcracker Tea Party

The Nutcracker Tea Party

December 16 and 17, 2023
Performances at 1:30 and 4 p.m.

The UNCSA Preparatory Dance Nutcracker Tea Party has become a much-loved annual family tradition! Children from three to 10 years of age enjoy a 45-minute performance of "The Nutcracker." Drosselmeyer reads the story from his book of memories, as Preparatory Dance students dance selections from the ballet.

After the performance audience members enjoy a Tea Party with Nutcracker-themed arts and crafts and the opportunity to join in a ballet class with characters from the performance.

Tickets for all four performances are sold out!

Nutcracker Tea Party Camps

The Nutcracker Act I: Clara and Fritz and the Dancing Snowflake Adventure Camp

Saturday, December 2, 2023
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  $40
Nutcracker campers will dance their way through a Snowflake Adventure with creative crafts and storytelling. Who knows, they might even meet a mouse or a soldier along the way!
For dancers three to seven years of age (no prior experience necessary).

The Nutcracker Act II: Land of the Sweets Camp

Saturday December 9, 2023
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  $40
In the magical realm of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara and the Nutcracker Prince meet their friends with dancing, crafts and storytelling all enhancing the dream!
For dancers three to seven years of age (no prior experience necessary)