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The Nutcracker

December 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Produced by DanceWest BalletNUT2008-1209-Tues-Cam1-A20314

“A Naperville Holiday Tradition”

DanceWest Ballet performs The Nutcracker annually at Pfeiffer Hall on the campus of North Central College in Naperville, IL. This DanceWest Ballet production has become a holiday tradition in Du Page County since 1993. In 2016, the company will present its 23rd series of Nutcracker performances. These performances feature principle guest artists from major international and national ballet companies, members of DanceWest Ballet Company, and over 120 children from the western suburbs of Chicago.

“DanceWest Ballet gives major-league performance”, Tim West, Chief Editor, The Naperville Sun.

“DanceWest Ballet sparkles with Nutcracker rendition”, Lois Michel, Staff Writer, The Naperville Sun.

NUT2008-1210-Wed-Cam1-A30759Guest artists have included: Amy Rose, former principal dancer with American Ballet Theater; Daniel Baudendistel, formerly of Joffrey Ballet and American Ballet Theater; Raymond Van Mason, formerly of Ballet West. Fabrice Herrault partnered Leslie Brown, principal dancer of American Ballet Theater and star of the major box office film The Turning Point.

This year, DanceWest Ballet’s 2016 production of The Nutcracker will present international guest artists Katia Carranza and Ernesto Mejica dancing the Grand Pas De Deux. Both dancers are members of the Ballet De Monterrey, Mexico. Randy Herrera, former Houston Ballet will reprise the role of the Snow Prince.

Performances are December 2 at 7:00pm, December 3 at 1:00pm and 5:00pm, and December 4 at 1:00pm.

Ticket prices are $32 for adults, $25 Seniors and Children, and $22 for groups of
15 (all for the same performance).

Buy tickets online

Sugar Plum Fairy Tea will be held at the theater before the Sunday, December 4 performance. The Tea will start at 11:00am and the performance starts right after at 1:00pm. To obtain tickets for the Tea, please call DanceWest Ballet at 630-778-1303. To purchase tickets for The Nutcracker, order on this site or call the box office phone number at 630-637-SHOW.


December 5, 2016
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm


DanceWest Ballet


Pfeiffer Hall
310 E. Benton
Naperville, IL 60540
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