40 Years of The Nutcracker


For forty years the holiday season in Corpus Christi has been heralded by The Nutcracker Ballet; a magical spectacle that appeals to all ages, composed of performers young and old, joining in a masterpiece that delights the soul. Thousands have enjoyed the ritual that unites family, holiday tradition, live symphony orchestra and dance all into a brilliant feast for the senses. Sugar Plum Fairies leap magnificently across the stage, while sparkling white “snow” in tutus dance in glittering unison; the mysterious Rat King challenges the mighty Nutcracker and young Clara learns to follow her heart. It’s a magical combination of art, theatre and certainly one of the most traditionally celebrated ballet’s worldwide. For the Corpus Christi Ballet, this year’s performance is an especially exciting as the Corpus Christi Ballet is celebrating 40 years of entertainment and producing generations of incredible talent one dancer at a time!

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