Beyond the Nutcracker

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A Holiday Story Inspired by the Classic Ballet

After three sold-out performances in 2015, Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts invites you to come on an incredible holiday journey set to Tchaikovsky’s renowned Nutcracker score this December! Our full length Beyond the Nutcracker includes a cast of over 100 dancers, stunning choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Slager, dazzling handmade costumes, and all of the magic of the traditional Nutcracker ballet - but with a new story that invites audiences to join Emma on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas adventure. 

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Lockport East High School

1333 East 7th Street
Lockport, IL 60441