Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker
December 5, 2019 - December 8, 2019
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker
Presented by Butler Ballet

Butler Ballet proudly presents the longest running, fully staged production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in IndianaA holiday family tradition, children and adults will be dazzled and delighted by spectacular dancing, beautiful costumes, glorious scenery, and pyrotechnical magic.  The brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s music will be brought to life by the Butler Symphony Orchestra and the Indianapolis Children’s Choir under the direction of Richard Auldon Clark.

Public tickets on sale Friday, September 27. 


Auditions for Children’s Roles!

Lilly Hall: 3rd Floor, Studio 310, Butler University

Butler Ballet will hold auditions for all children’s roles in The Nutcracker on Sunday, September 8th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m., Lilly Hall: 3rd Floor, Studio 310, Butler University

Boys and Girls, ages 6-14 years, will audition for the roles of Clara, Fritz, Party Children, Polichinelles, Tiny Mice, Little Angels, Puppet Mouse, Puppet Soldier, and Puppet Princess.  All young dancers must have ballet training and be no taller than 5’0”.  Girls auditioning for the role of Clara should have extensive pointe training. 

Also needed, one young performer, no taller than 4’0”, with advanced tumbling skills (an aerial or back hand-spring minimum) to tumble on hard floor. Dancers are selected by size, age, and technical ability.  No preparation of audition material is necessary. Performance Dates: Clowes Memorial Hall December 5-7, 2019

For further info call the Butler Ballet Info Line at 317-940-6465