The Nutcracker

  • Overview

    Join Ballet Des Moines as they introduce a new cast of characters into the annual holiday tradition of "The Nutcracker"!

    This holiday season, the magic of The Nutcracker with Ballet Des Moines comes to life on two different weekends at two different theaters. Join Clara in a new version of The Nutcracker where visions of The Sugarplum Fairy takes her on never before seen adventures.

    Iowa's only professional production of The Nutcracker takes place December 10-12 at Hoyt Sherman Theater near downtown Des Moines (and also December 17-18 at the Staplin Performing Arts Center in West Des Moines).

    Tickets go on sale early November at