The Nutcracker

DEC 7-10, 2023

as low as $31

Taxes and fees not included.

Schedule and Details

Dec 7, 20237:30 p.m.
Dec 8, 20237:30 p.m.
Dec 9, 202312 p.m.
Dec 9, 20237:30 p.m.
Dec 10, 20232 p.m.
Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts
300 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC


For the first time ever, “The Nutcracker” will be presented at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts, as its historic home, the Stevens Center in Winston-Salem, begins its long-anticipated renovation.

Performed annually since 1966, the ballet features hundreds of UNCSA students who are the dancers, musicians, theater designers and technicians who bring this beloved holiday tradition to life. Ilya Kozadayev’s original choreography captivates and delights audiences of all ages. Fans especially adore our dear Mother Ginger and the boisterous opening party scene. This fantastical winter wonderland unfolds against the lighthearted melodies of Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score, performed live by the UNCSA Symphony Orchestra, this year conducted by Chancellor Brian Cole. This performance will fill your heart with joy and your family with festive new memories to cherish for years to come.

News & Features


UNCSA’s “The Nutcracker” opens Dec. 7 at the Tanger Center in Greensboro

A beloved holiday tradition will soon return to the Piedmont Triad when UNCSA debuts the 2023 production of “The Nutcracker” at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts. Beginning Thursday, Dec. 7, through Sunday, Dec. 10, UNCSA will present five performances of “The Nutcracker” there while its home theater, the Stevens Center in Winston-Salem, undergoes a comprehensive renovation.


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