Sugar plum fairies, gingerbread men, dance of the snowflakes – ‘tis the season for the Nutcracker Ballet! If Tchaikovsky’s beautiful music is dancing around your head, check out one the many Nutcracker performances in Fairfield County – a great way to kick off the holiday season.
Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance, Ridgefield, CT
Showtimes: December 19th at 2pm and 6pm, and December 20th at 2pm. Tickets are $20 and the ballet will be performed at the Ridgefield Playhouse.
80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT, 06877, 203.438.5795
Greenwich Ballet Company, Greenwich, CT
Showtimes: December 5th and December 6th at various times. Tickets range from $25-$60, and performances will be held at the White Plains Performing Arts Center.
10 Hillside Road, Greenwich, CT 06830, 914.305.4377
New England Academy of Dance, New Canaan, CT
Showtimes: Full length programs will be held on Friday, December 4th at 7:00pm, Saturday, December 5th 11am and 4pm, and Sunday, December 6th at 4pm. The ballet will be held at the New Canaan High School.
11 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT, 06840, 203.972.3265
Danbury Symphony Orchestra presents the Nutcracker, Danbury, CT
A Danbury tradition since 1967, this beautiful production features over 200 dancers from the Danbury area accompanied by the Danbury Symphony Orchestra, live! Dec. 11-13th.
Danbury High School 43 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury 203-748-1716
New England Ballet, Bridgeport, CT
Showtime: Saturday, December 19th and Sunday, December 20th. Tickets range from $25-$50, and the show will be held at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport. They also do an abbreviated version of The Nutcracker Suite at the Bijou and an adaptive version in Milford on December 11th:
910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT, 06605, 203.799.7950
Connecticut Ballet, Stamford, CT
Showtimes: December 19th and December 20th. Tickets range from $25-$60.
Palace Theater, 61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT, 06901, 203.325.4466
Ballet Etude, Westport, CT
Showtimes: December 5th, 6th and 12th. Tickets range from $18-$50, and performances will be held at the Westport Country Playhouse.
25 Powers Court, Westport, CT, 06880, 203.227.4177
May your journey to the Land of Sweets be all that you imagined!
Originally published 11/24/2012.