Theatre to Present Production of Christmas Ballet, “Nutcracker”


Theatre to Present Production of Christmas Ballet, “Nutcracker”

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
group scene from Nutcracker ballet

The magic of Christmas and the joy of dance will come alive this season when the Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg presents Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet, Friday, December 1, with performances at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet offers America’s favorite Christmas celebration featuring an extraordinary cast of dancers from across the world. The production showcases Ukrainian principal artists performing at the peak of classical European ballet. Audience members will be transported by the magic of jaw-dropping acrobatics, larger-than-life puppets, and stunning hand-crafted sets and costumes. The experience truly will give those watching the ballet the gift of a beloved Christmas tradition.

As is the custom, local students of Gotta Dance will perform along with the professional dancers of the world-renowned company. Caroline Hidalgo and Erin Ford coordinate the auditions and rehearsals for the approximately 100 young dancers from Gotta Dance, which has studios in Basking Ridge, Bridgewater, Martinsville, and Warren.

Tickets for Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet, cost $65, $55, and $50. To purchase tickets or for additional information about any of the productions in RVCCArts’ current season, contact the Box Office, 908-725-3420, or order online at Senior citizen, student, and group discounts are also available for most performances.

RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



November 7, 2023

PR #30