The Nutcracker

Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium

Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 1:00pm and 4:30pm
Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 1:00pm and 4:30pm

Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre presents its 21st annual production of “The Nutcracker” at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium with live orchestra! Music Director Pamela Martin conducts 52 professional musicians to bring the beloved Tchaikovsky score to life. A talented cast of local dancers, including SCBT’s pre-professional Company, is led by guest stars and SCBT alumni Melody Mennite, principal dancer with Houston Ballet, and Lucien Postlewaite, principal dancer with Pacific Northwest Ballet. The production is a treat which will delight young and old alike.

Seating Information:
    -Orchestra seating is at floor level and may not provide the best view for small children.
    -The stage is elevated.
    -The live Orchestra will perform on the floor directly in front of the stage.

Discount offered on orders of 12 or more tickets. Contact the Box Office for assistance (831) 420-5260 (Tues-Fri, 12pm-4pm).

Advance sales end 2 hours prior to event.  Any remaining tickets can be purchased at the door.
ID required to claim Will Call tickets. If you choose to have your tickets mailed & you do not receive them, please contact the Civic Box Office prior to the day of show.
Recommended for ages 3 and up, as the performance is 2 hours long with one intermission. Babies under 1 year of age do not need a ticket if held on lap. Strollers are not allowed into the auditorium. Cameras & recorders are not allowed. Arrive Early - LATE SEATING MAY BE LIMITED. No refunds. Exchanges dependent on producer policy.

Wheelchair Accessible and Accessible Companion seats are available in all price zones in the orchestra floor seating.
Tickets are subject to service charge which is included in the Grand Total in the Shopping Cart (after seats are selected).