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"The Nutcracker": A UNCSA Tradition

The Nutcracker

Buy tickets to a cinematic adaptation of the beloved classic

Tickets are on sale now for the Dec. 12 Opening Night Scholarship Benefit, a livestream fundraising event for UNCSA student scholarships. Be the first to engage with our talented cast and experience the world premiere with your family and friends.


News & Stories

Edward Lewis and William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust receive philanthropy awards

The vice chancellor for advancement and one of the university's most generous donors have both been honored with National Philanthropy Day Awards bestowed by the Triad Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Piano Recital
On Demand: UNCSA Piano Studios in Recital

Students from the piano studios perform their fall recital.

Dance Costume Shop
"The Nutcracker" tradition continues: Inside the dance costume shop

The Dance Costume Shop has reimagined many of the stunning "Nutcracker" costumes for this year's filmed production, including beautiful masks for all dancers. With Dance Costume Shop Director Marissa McCullough as your guide, see a sneak peek at new costumes for Clara, Drosselmeyer and more.


School of Dance
School of Dance

Exclusive partner of American Ballet Theatre

School of Design and Production
School of Design & Production

Preparing students for careers in theater, live and themed entertainment

School of Drama
School of Drama

Ranked among top five drama schools in the world

School of Filmmaking
School of Filmmaking

Ranked #11 top film schools in the nation

School of Music
School of Music

More than 200 performance opportunities a year

Division of Liberal Arts
Division of Liberal Arts

Educating the whole artist to think critically and collaboratively

High School
High School Academics

Exceptional value and top-tier academics that complement the arts

Summer Intensives
Summer Intensives

Hands-on experience and performance opportunities

Community Programs
Community Programs

Programs for children, high school students and adults