Nutcracker Performances

BalletNova’s Nutcracker has become a holiday tradition with thousands of families!  A professional production that includes children, it is a great way to be introduced to ballet and live theater for the first time. BalletNova is proud to present a brand-new production of the holiday classic for the 2018 season! Experience new costumes, new characters and new choreography!


Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Friday, November 30, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm 

Sunday, December 2, 201 at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Audition Information: 

Click here for more information about Nutcracker 2018 Open Auditions on September 7, 8 and 22.


George Mason High School 

7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043

(due to construction at our regular theatre, we will be performing in a different location for the year 2018)

Ticket Information:

Advance Sale: $15-38

Youth/Senior discounts available
(additional $3 at the door, so get your tickets early!)

Theater Parking Information: 

There are multiple parking lots available at George Mason High School. Please follow all posted rules and regulations for on street parking as BalletNova is not responsible for any ticketing or towing as a result of parking illegally. 

Behind the Scenes & Girl Scout Programs

Go behind the scenes and hear all about the production process, the history of dance and the Nutcracker ballet, learn ballet moves, about pointe shoes, see dancers, costumes, and the stage up close.  Girl Scouts can earn activities for their Nutcracker badge. Click here for more information.

BalletNova at Barnes & Noble

Please join BalletNova as we spread Nutcracker cheer for all to hear throughout the area! We'll be at the following Barnes & Noble locations for storytimes! Come hear the story of The Nutcracker, watch performance excerpts and meet the dancers!

Barnes & Noble Clarendon - November 3 - 11:30am

Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner - November 10 - 11:30am

Barnes & Noble Seven Corners - November 17 - 11:30am

Sponsored in part by:

BalletNova Center for Dance is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Programs are supported in part by the ArtsFairfax, Wegners CPAs and the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.


Guest Artist: Kenny Corrigan as Cavalier

Kenny Corrigan is a native of Southwick, Massachusetts, currently residing in New York City as a freelance dancer. He has studied in various forms of dance from acrobatics and ballet, to tap, jazz and hip-hop. Kenny attended Point Park University as a BFA with a modern dance concentration. During his time at PPU, as well as, summer intensives at Dance Theatre of Harlem, Kenny was fortunate to study under the direction of Peter Merz, Susan Stowe, Robert Garland, David Nash, Dana Arey, Kwang Suk Choi, Ernest Tolentino, Laura Halzack and Bernie Courtney. Since then, he has worked with several dance companies such as Texture Contemporary Ballet, Bad Boys of Ballet, Freckled Sky and Buglisi Dance Theatre. Kenny was featured on season 9 of Americas Got Talent with the group Bad Boys of Ballet, making it all the way to the Semi-Finals. Kenny has been fortunate to dance for artists such as Silentó, Neil Patrick Harris, Karlie Kloss and Jimmy Fallon to name a few. Most currently, Kenny has toured through France with Sweetbird Productions, leading the show, “Best of Rock the Ballet,” as well as ‘Romeo’ in “Rasta Thomas’ Romeo and Juliet.” He is grateful that his career has given him the opportunity to travel the world, and looks forward to seeing what the future has in store. @kennycorrigan