The Nutcracker with Eugene Ballet

The magic returns!


Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2024

Atwood Concert Hall

Sponsored By: ConocoPhillips Alaska and TOTE Maritime Alaska

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Experience the MAGIC at this beloved holiday classic! For over 30 years, The Nutcracker has become an Anchorage tradition that reminds us to dream bigger, leap higher, and experience the wonder of being a kid again.

The elegant Eugene Ballet and young Alaska dancers coordinated by Alaska Dance Theatre return to the Atwood Concert Hall accompanied by live music from Anchorage Symphony Orchestra. Bring the entire family to this classic holiday ballet as we journey with Clara to the Winter Land and the Land of Sweets.

Audiences of all ages will enjoy the flurry of dancing delights after cheering on The Nutcracker Prince as he battles The Mouse King and Pirate Mice.
 
TYPE OF EVENING:
Holiday classic 
Festive family outing 
Nostalgic night out 

WHAT TO EXPECT: 
Marvelous spectacle seen through the eyes of a child 
Fantastical journey that makes the holiday season come alive 
The most magnificent snow storm you’ll ever experience – no shoveling required 

COME WITH:
Tots with their eyes all aglow 
Visions of sugarplums dancing through your head 
Appreciation for our amazing community 


SHOW TIMES:
Friday // Nov. 29 @ 2pm
Friday // Nov. 29 @ 7:30pm
Saturday // Nov. 30 @ 2pm
Saturday // Nov. 30 @ 7:30pm
Sunday // Dec. 1 @ 1pm
Sunday // Dec. 1 @ 5:30pm


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The Nutcracker by the numbers

What do we usually see each year?

  • 34 years Anchorage Concert Association has presented The Nutcracker at the PAC
  • 50+ Social Service organizations invited to the community dres rehearsal
  • 100+ Alaska dancers ages 8 to 18, Local dancers auditions are held each September and are coordinated by Alaska Dance Theatre.
  • 1,000+ social service clients attending ConocoPhillips Community Dress Rehearsal for free 
  • 30 to 50 professional dancers from new ballet companies we bring each season 
  • 60 Alaska musicians with Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
  • 20+ Alaska stagehands working behind-the-scenes 
  • 60+ Anchorage Concert Association volunteers and staff who contribute their time to lobby activities and  souvenirs and gifts during the dress rehearsal and public performances 
  • 50+ Alaska Dance Theatre staff and volunteers who contribute their time with the local dancers 
  • 10,000+ total attendees at The Nutcracker presented by Anchorage Concert Association in 2023 

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