Travel on an enchanting journey with young Clara, who falls asleep after a sumptuous Christmas party and dreams of helping the Nutcracker Prince defeat an army of mice.
Join Clara as she visits the glittering Land of Snow, where delicate snowflakes come to life and be dazzled by the Kingdom of Sweets, the enchanted realm of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Scottish Ballet will once again welcome a very special cast of young, local dancers to the ranks of the Company's professionals
for this inspiring production.
Originally crafted for Scotland by the Company’s founding Artistic Director, a famous story-teller and an incredible dance-maker, and lovingly recreated for today's audiences, this Nutcracker is full of magical memories for all ages.
Running time: The performance lasts approximately two hours including one 20 minute interval.
“Joyous and magical”The Herald
“Falling snow mixes with Tchaikovsky’s exquisite score and those who have come looking for classical ballet in all its glory are richly rewarded”The Scotsman ★★★★
Discover more about the creative process behind Hansel & Gretel in this short documentary, with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from the artistic team.
Take a peek behind the scenes of our magical Nutcracker poster photo shoot.