Beyond the Nutcracker

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This December, experience Ballet 5:8’s twist on the holiday classic The Nutcracker, set in the 1940’s! Featuring Tchaikovsky’s magical score, a cast of over 100 dancers from Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts’s nationally-recognized classical ballet training programs, guest artists from the Ballet 5:8 professional company including Lead Artist Brette Benedict, former Ballet Magnificat! company member Jonathan Chapman, and original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager. Bring the entire family and join Emma, Uncle Abrahms, and the angel Anastasis on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas adventure that leads to the story of the first Christmas.