The Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier answer the internet's burning "Nutcracker" questions

Each year, loyal audiences delight in the Triad’s most treasured holiday event: “The Nutcracker.” Each December, patrons of all ages make it their tradition to be enchanted by dancing sugar plums, drifting snowflakes, marching toy soldiers and a full symphony orchestra. 

To mark the return of this beloved ballet, we've enlisted the help of our very own Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier to answer your most-asked questions about the production. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into how the dancers prepare for each performance, discover their favorite holiday treats, uncover their most coveted roles and much more.

Become a part of the magic from December 7th to 10th at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts. Experience the the Sugar Plum Fairy, Cavalier and the entire cast breathe life into the lush score, vibrant staging and extraordinary choreography that has made “The Nutcracker” a cherished tradition.

December 04, 2023