Gen Horiuchi’s The Nutcracker has become a Saint Louis favorite with dazzling costumes, sets and special effects. The large professional cast of company dancers and special guests swells with students from the school of the Saint Louis Ballet in children’s roles. The holiday favorite is performed to the traditional Tchaikovsky score.
The Nutcracker takes place on Christmas Eve, when a little girl falls asleep after a party at her home and dreams herself into a fantastic world where toys become larger than life, battles ensue, and her beloved Nutcracker comes to life to defend her from the Mouse King. A holiday treat for the whole family!