Nutcracker Petites

Pre-School Petite Performances

The perfect “first ballet” experience created specifically for children ages 5 and under.
At just 45 minutes, our Pre-school Petite Performance features excerpts that will enchant your child and capture their imagination. Performed at the BalletNova studios in our Studio F performance space, the children also get to meet and greet the dancers after the show. 


Friday, December 9 
5:00 pm 

Saturday, December 10
11:30 am and 2:00 pm


BalletNova Center for Dance
3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church VA 22041

Ticket Information : 

Advanced Sale: $16-$26
(additional $3 each at the door)

ALL performances are SOLD OUT!

Tickets are still available for our main stage performance December 1-4 or our Nutcracker Tea December 11

FREE Ballet Classes after the performance! 

Following the performances, BalletNova is offering FREE 30 minute sample ballet classes for ages 3-8. Sign up TODAY by emailing (or confirming when you order your tickets).

BalletNova Center for Dance is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Programs are supported in part by the Arts Council of Fairfax County, Arlington County through the Cultural Affairs Division of the Department of Economic Development, the Arlington Commission for the Arts, the Virginia Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.