Nutcracker Petites

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. Please join us for these live events listed on the dates below.


Saturday, December 7 
1:00 pm - SOLD OUT

3:00 pm - SOLD OUT

Sunday, December 8
1:00 pm - SOLD OUT

3:00 pm - SOLD OUT


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

FREE Ballet Classes after the performance! 

Following the performances, BalletNova is offering FREE 30 minute sample ballet classes for ages 3-8. Sign up 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 Fairfax and the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.