Young Clara will once again invite us inside her imagination with The Nutcracker, a beloved tradition since its premiere in 1892. There are epic battles, beautiful dances, incredible displays of heartwarming joy and the inescapable feeling that you have witnessed a holiday classic that has made audiences smile for generations.
North Pointe Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is an imaginative staging unlike you’ve ever seen it before. The holiday classic is brought to life through use of integrated live narration that guides those new to ballet through the story and enchants lifelong fans with thrilling theatrical elements and colorful larger-than-life sets and costumes.
Lorain County Performance Dates
Dec 4 • 7:00 PM
Dec 5 • 7:00 PM
Dec 6 • 2:00 PM
Cuyahoga County Performance Dates
Dec 18 • 7:00 PM
Dec 19 • 7:00 PM
Dec 20 • 2:00 PM
Orchestra • $24
Mezzanine • $22
Gallery • $20
Lorain: Dec 5 • 2:00 PM
Cuyahoga: Dec 19 • 2:00 PM
Friday, December 18 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 19 at 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 20 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 19 at 2:00 PM
Magnificat High School Center for the Performing Arts
20770 Hilliard Boulevard
Rocky River, OH 44116
Tickets for North Pointe Ballet’s 2020 productions of The Nutcracker are not yet on sale. Please check back!
Senior citizens, military personnel, and first responders receive $2 off each ticket. Groups 10 or more receive $3 off per ticket. Contact the Box Office via email or at () for discounted tickets.
Lorain County Saturday, December 5 at 2:00 PM
Cuyahoga County Saturday, December 19 at 2:00 PM
NPB is committed to increasing access and inclusion for our community’s children and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders and other sensory, social, and cognitive disabilities.
To provide a supportive and welcoming environment for children and families, dedicated Sensory Friendly performances include:
Reduction of loud or jarring sounds
Reductions in flashing or strobe lights
Modification of the house lights during the performance
Accommodated house rules: audience members are free to talk or move during the show
Extra staff and volunteer support.
Designated “Take a Break Space” in the theater where children can play and families can still enjoy the performance
Audience members are welcome to bring their own manipulatives, seat cushions, comfort objects, and extra support items to the show. Families may select their own seats that works best for their situation
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door.
For more information, please email us.
Student Matinée Performance
Lorain County Friday, December 4 at 10:30 AM
This special performance will be a condensed version of Tchaikovsky’s full-length ballet, The Nutcracker, and include a post-performance Q & A with the professional dancers and choreographer. Plus, schools that book by November 1 will receive a study-guide packet to help educate their students on ballet, dance history, and characters and plot of the story.
Tickets are only $5 for groups of 10 or more.
Please email us to reserve your tickets.