The Nutcracker 2016
December 3-23, 2016 | The Long Center
The holiday season officially begins with the return of Ballet Austin’s The Nutcracker, now celebrating its 54th year as the longest-running production of its kind in the State of Texas. Stephen Mills’, Ballet Austin's Sarah and Ernest Butler Family Fund Artistic Director, seasonal classic, based on a version of the 200-year-old story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, is a family favorite. It features enchanting sets and costumes, animated choreography, and a cast of hundreds, including Ballet Austin’s professional company of dancers and the accomplished students of the Ballet Austin Academy. Enjoy this heart-warming tradition with your family and friends!