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The Nutcracker

  • Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Avenue | West Des Moines, IA 50266
  • Presented By: Ballet Des Moines
  • Dates: 12/17/2021, 12/18/2021
  • Location: Staplin Performing Arts Center
  • Phone: (515) 440-1177
  • Price: Ballet Des Moines is excited to announce that this year The Nutcracker is expanding to two weeks and two locations, allowing for even more community participation and performance opportunities. Open auditions will be held Saturday, August 14 at the BDM studio. Des Moines' only professional production of The Nutcracker, performances will take place at the beautiful, historic Hoyt Sherman Place, December 10-12 as well as the stunning Staplin Performing Arts Center in West Des Moines, December 17-18. Whether this is your tiny dancer's first stage performance or you have a budding Clara at home, dancers in this production will rehearse and train alongside BDM's professional dancers and be part of a quintessential holiday tradition.
  • Overview

    As Iowa's only resident ballet company, our mission is to enrich lives through inspiring dance performances, inclusive education and outreach programs, and innovative community. More information will be available as we get closer to the shows dates.