Ruth Page Civic Ballet: The Nutcracker

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Presented as part of the Ruth Page Dance Series in collaboration with Northeastern Illinois University, the quintessential holiday and family classic is back! The little girl heroine, her mysterious godfather magician, the battle between toy soldiers and mice, a forest glade of dancing Snowflakes – these iconic scenes are brought to life in this beautiful production of Ruth Page’s ‘The Nutcracker.’ Originally presented in the Arie Crown Theater from 1965 until 1997, this production recreates Ruth Page’s iconic and beloved original full-length staging. Featuring international artists alongside the Ruth Page Civic Ballet Training Company’s elite dancers, experience the exquisite performances, stunning costumes, and magical settings in the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of the Sweets like never before!

Order your tickets early as past performances have sold out each year.

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