The Nutcracker

Connecticut Dance School’s popular, magical Nutcracker ballet returns to the Quick Center for three full-length mainstage performances on Sat. Dec. 9, 2023 at 6pm, and Sun. Dec. 10 at 1pm* and 4pm. Featuring more than 100 dancers, original choreography, elegant costumes, classic sets and Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable music, the CDS Nutcracker is the perfect way for the entire family to kick off the holiday season. Audiences will thrill to the Nutcracker spectacle: Snow dancers twirling through falling snowflakes, a fierce Mouse Queen leading the charging Mice, a leaping Cavalier and a magical Sugar Plum Fairy!

*Our Sunday 1pm performance (only) is Sensory Friendly.