Nutcracker Ballet Performances in Connecticut

Nutcracker Performances in Connecticut

Sugar plum fairies, gingerbread men, dance of the snowflakes, and the waltz of flowers– ‘tis the season for the Nutcracker Ballet, a family-friendly classic beloved by all ages. Check out one of the many Nutcracker performances taking place across the state and let Tchaikovsky’s beautiful music fill your heart with joy while imaginative costumes and mesmerizing choreographies delight your imagination. Of course, tutus and fairies are not for everyone, so Mommy Poppins also has you covered for Holiday Shows in Connecticut That Aren't The Nutcracker, such as Elf The Musical Jr., Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, and A Christmas Carol.

New England Academy of Dance, New Canaan
December 2-4
The ballet will be held at New Canaan High School. The December 3rd performance is a children's show (Act II only).

11 Farm Road, New Canaan 

Westport's Academy of Dance, Westport 
December 3-4
The production features mores than 100 local children, as well as guest artists and professionals.

70 North Avenue, Westport

Greenwich Ballet Company, Greenwich
December 3-4
Performances will be held at the White Plains Performing Arts Center.   

10 Hillside Road, Greenwich 

Danbury Symphony Orchestra, Danbury
December 9-11
A Danbury tradition since 1967, this beautiful production features more than 200 dancers from the Danbury area and is accompanied by the Danbury Symphony Orchestra. The event is held at Danbury High School.

43 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury

New Haven Ballet, New Haven 
December 9-11 
The production will grace the stage of the historic Shubert Theatre.

247 College Street, New Haven  203-562-5666

Ballet Etude, Westport
December 9-11
Performances will be held at the Westport Country Playhouse.

25 Powers Court, Westport 

The Hart School, West Hartford 
December 9-18
Performances will be held at the University of Hartford. 

200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford 

Cecchetti Ballet Theatre, Hamden 
December 10
The production will be presented at Hamden High School.

2040 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden 

Connecticut Concert Ballet, Manchester
December 10-11 
The performance will be held at Manchester High School. 

134 Middle Turnpike E, Manchester 

New England Ballet, Bridgeport
December 10-11
The show will be held at the Klein Memorial Auditorium. 

910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport 

Nutmeg Conservatory, Torrington
December 10-11
Performed at the Warner Theatre by one of the most respected classical ballet conservatories in America.

68 Main Street, Torrington 

Eastern Connecticut Ballet, New London
December 11
More than 100 professionally trained dancers are participating in this production, including New York City Ballet sensation Sara Mearns. The performance will be be held at The Garde Arts Center.

325 State Street, New London 

Connecticut Dance School, Fairfield
December 11
Each December, the company holds additional performances of The Nutcracker for Bridgeport Schools students. By attending the performances on December 11th, you help fund this effort.

Quick Center for the Arts/Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield

Ballet Theatre Company, West Hartford 
December 15-18
Featuring professional dancers and local student stars, the performance takes place at the University of Saint Joseph.

1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford 

Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance, Ridgefield
December 16-18
The ballet will be performed at the Ridgefield Playhouse.

80 East Ridge, Ridgefield 

Woodbury Ballet, Waterbury 
December 17
The performance will be held at the Palace Theater.

100 East Main Street, Waterbury 

Nutmeg Ballet, Hartford 
December 17-18
The performance will grace The Bushnell stage. 

166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford 

Connecticut Ballet, Stamford
December 17-18
The production will be held at the Palace Theatre.

 61 Atlantic Street, Stamford 

Hartford City Ballet, Hartford
December 18
The performance takes place at Greater Hartford Academy of Performing Arts. 

15 Vernon Street, Hartford 

May your journey to the Land of Sweets be all that you imagined!


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Danbury Music Centre



Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge
06877 Ridgefield , CT
Phone: 203.438.5795
41° 16' 56.4852" N, 73° 29' 35.2392" W
Greenwich High School
10 Hillside Road
06830 Greenwich , CT
Phone: 914.305.4377
41° 2' 23.136" N, 73° 36' 48.1572" W
New Canaan High School
11 Farm Road
06840 New Canaan , CT
Phone: 203.972.3265
41° 7' 43.1292" N, 73° 29' 22.4052" W
Klein Auditorium
910 Fairfield Avenue
06605 Bridgeport , CT
Phone: 203.799.7950
41° 10' 27.9444" N, 73° 12' 7.1568" W
Palace Theater
61 Atlantic Street
06901 Stamford , CT
Phone: 203.325.4466
41° 3' 16.3188" N, 73° 32' 22.1316" W
Westport Playhouse
25 Powers Court
06880 Westport , CT
Phone: 203.227.4177
41° 8' 29.7708" N, 73° 21' 17.1684" W
The Garde Arts Center
325 State Street
New London , CT
Phone: 860-444-7373
41° 21' 19.7604" N, 72° 5' 56.8896" W
Greater Hartford Academy of the Performing Arts
15 Vernon Street
Hartford , CT 41° 45' 3.2976" N, 72° 41' 2.724" W
Warner Theatre
68 Main Street
Torrington , CT 41° 48' 6.4728" N, 73° 7' 16.0536" W