Beyond the Nutcracker by School of Ballet 5:8

Sat Dec 17, 2022
2:00pm to 10:00pm CT
All Ages
$25 for adults; $15 for children 12 and under

Chicago’s South Suburbs’ favorite Nutcracker is back! Beyond the Nutcracker by Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager featuring dancers from the School of Ballet 5:8 and guest artists from Ballet 5:8 will be presented at Lincoln-Way East High School for three performances.

A classic holiday tradition with a Ballet 5:8 signature twist. Set to the renowned Tchaikovsky score, audience members are invited to join Emma, her Uncle Abrahms and the angel Anastasis as they embark on a miraculous journey through time and discover what Christmas is all about. Immerse the whole family in the magical choreography of Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager and reserve tickets today!

Beyond your traditional classical Nutcracker experiences, come enjoy a refreshed and excellent take on the beloved ballet. For eight years, Beyond the Nutcracker has delighted families in Chicago’s South Suburbs. This year, a brand new American variation has been added which embodies the city of Chicago. Audiences will travel across the world from England to France, Spain, South Africa, Iraq, China, Russia and America to celebrate the most magical time of the year. Get your tickets now to this family-friendly and wondrous ballet.

Show Dates/Times:

Saturday, December 17 | 2PM & 7PM

Sunday, December 18 | 3PM

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