Two dancers in costume for The Nutcracker dance
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents

The Nutcracker

Dec 9 - Dec 18, 2022

Schuster Center

Description

Dayton Ballet returns to the Schuster Center this holiday season for Dayton’s most beloved holiday tradition of The Nutcracker. Join Clara, accompanied by her gallant Nutcracker Prince, on a dreamy trip to the Land of Sweets, where she meets Mother Ginger, the Marzipan Shepherdesses, Ribbon Candy, the Dew Drops, and, of course, the Sugar Plum Fairy and her dashing Cavalier, as well as many other dazzling characters along the way. Dayton Philharmonic joins to perform Tchaikovsky’s sparkling score for a holiday event to enjoy with family and friends!

Age Recommendation

All audience members must have a ticket, regardless of age. For the consideration of all patrons, children on laps and/or babes in arms are not permitted at most Dayton Performing Arts Alliance presentations.

Accessibility

Sign interpretation and/or audio description available upon request. Please let the ticket agent know at least two weeks before the performance if you would like either of these services when you order your tickets from Dayton Live. Please understand that while we will make every effort to make reasonable accommodations, certain requests may not be able to be honored.

For detailed accessibility information, including seating, audio, and sign interpretation please visit our Accessibility page.

Parking

The Arts Garage, on the northwest corner of Second and Ludlow Streets, open for all performances at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, and PNC Arts Annex. The Arts Garage is owned and operated by Dayton Live, so parking there actually helps support the arts venues used by all our great arts organizations. For more parking information, visit our Directions & Parking page.

Ticket Information

Dayton Live is the only outlet authorized to sell tickets to events at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, PNC Arts Annex, and The Loft Theatre. To learn more about Season Tickets, gift certificates, and Ticket Office hours, call 937-228-3630 or visit DaytonLive.org.

Season Tickets

Click here for details about becoming a 2022-2023 Dayton Ballet Season Ticket Holder! You can also learn more about the DPAA Family Series, DPAA Pick Later Flex Pass or DPAA Create Your Own ticket package.

Health & Safety

Click here to learn about the most recent health and safety policies.

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Dayton Live Ticket Office

937-228-3630

Plus service fees. Prices subject to change.

Two dancers in costume for The Nutcracker dance
Dayton Ballet Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

Showtimes

Day
Date
Time
Friday
Dec 9, 7:30PM
Friday
Dec 9
7:30PM
Saturday
Dec 10, 2:30PM
Saturday
Dec 10
2:30PM
Saturday
Dec 10, 7:30PM
Saturday
Dec 10
7:30PM
Sunday
Dec 11, 2:30PM
Sunday
Dec 11
2:30PM
Friday
Dec 16, 7:30PM
Friday
Dec 16
7:30PM
Saturday
Dec 17, 2:30PM
Saturday
Dec 17
2:30PM
Saturday
Dec 17, 7:30PM
Saturday
Dec 17
7:30PM
Sunday
Dec 18, 2:30PM
Sunday
Dec 18
2:30PM