Experience the enchanting holiday tradition once again! Embark on a captivating journey alongside Clara, a young girl who ventures from her bedroom into the wondrous realm of The Land of Sweets. In this magical wonderland, witness the graceful waltzing of flowers, the mesmerizing twirling of snowflakes, and the captivating transformation of enchanted toys.
This cherished masterpiece, perfect for the entire family, comes alive with mesmerizing dance performances and captivating choreography, beautifully accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s enthralling score – brilliantly performed by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Immerse yourself in an unforgettable spectacle that reignites the childlike wonder within each and every one of us.
For the first time, Rochester City Ballet (RCB) is proud to perform the treasured holiday favorite “The Nutcracker” on three different stages this holiday season. For the twenty-fourth year, RCB will return to Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre with six thrilling performances with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. In December, the company will return to Fort Hill Performing Arts Center for the third consecutive year to provide four shows, including one free sensory friendly show for audience members with sensory processing challenges. New in 2023, RCB will perform “The Nutcracker Suite” – highlights of the full ballet – at Elba Central Schools to bring the holiday tradition to Genesee county, funded in part by the OLIVER G. & SARAH SLOAN BAUMAN FUND FOR THE ARTS through the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.
"The Nutcracker" at Fort Hill Performing Arts Center in Canandaigua
The company returns to Fort Hill Performing Arts Center for the third consecutive year to provide four shows, including one free sensory friendly show for audience members with sensory processing challenges.
Friday, December 8, 2023 at 6:00 pm
Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm
Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 2:00 pm