Looking to start or continue a time-honored holiday tradition with your family? There are several performances of The Nutcracker in Las Vegas with something to suit everyone’s budget.
Discovery Children’s Museum
November 29, 2019
Art Zone – Toddler Town – Level 1
Design a pair of ballet slippers in celebration of the Nutcracker Ballet!
Creative Stations – Young at Art – Level 3
Live performances vs films: Join us as we kick off our Nutcracker Extravaganza! Explore the similarities and differences between the Nutcracker Ballet scenes, and your own rendition of those scenes.
Patents Pending – Level 3, 10:30am and 1:30pm
Lights, Camera, Action! Explore theater dynamics and create your own nutcracker scene in Patents Pending using a miniature stage design.
Art Zone – Toddler Town – Level 1, 11:00am
Nutcracker Read Aloud – Special for Little Learners 5 and younger
Join us for an interactive read aloud featuring a classic Nutcracker tale.
Young at Art – Level 3, 11:30am
Texture & Line: Join us as we explore the elements texture and line and learn how to use them in three-dimensional and two-dimensional works of art.
Patents Pending – Level 3, 12:30pm
Fun with Polymers – At the Science Bench
Discover the importance of polymers and learn why they are an integral part of our everyday lives!
Gallery: Solve It – Level 3, 2pm
Unique You: Explore what makes you unique! Explore how and why scientists use fingerprints, observe your own, and see how they are unique!
DISCOVERY Lab – Level 2, 2:30pm
Circuits in a Snap! Learn about how to use electrical circuits to power lights and motors, and then practice your own hand at electrical engineering as a team!
Eco City – Level 2, 3pm
What Makes a Community? Join us in Eco City as we explore the meaning of community and what makes up our own communities.
Patents Pending – Level 3, Ongoing Activities
Action, Reaction! – At the Science Bench
Flames, color changes, awesome actions and neat reactions! Explore chemistry through dazzling demonstrations!
Mouse King Crown Design: Learn about different characters of the Nutcracker Ballet and design your own crown fit for the Mouse King.
Fanciful Flowers: Take a trip to the land of spring and design your own vibrant tissue paper flowers.
Lollipop Wands: Decorate your own spiraling lollipop wand inspired by the magical land of sweets!
Nutcracker Puppets: Create your own nutcracker hand puppet to keep your safe from the Mouse King!
Snowflake Ornament: Drop by the Land of Snow and make your own sparkling snowflake ornament!
Let it Snow! Join us as we experiment with sodium polyacrylate and whip up a batch of cold, white fluffy stuff inspired by the Land of Snow!
November 30, 2019
with performances at 10:30am, 3pm, 5pm
Centennial High School Performing Arts Center
December 6 at 6pm, December 7 at 12pm and 6pm
West Las Vegas Library
Jordance Studios has partnered with Luz Morante to bring Las Vegas this holiday classic with a twist of Latin culture. The show will be held at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W Lake Mead Boulevard. Seating is reserved. Purchase Tickets Now.
Las Vegas Dance Academy
December 14, 5pm
Shadow Hills Church
Tickets are $15
December 20 – 21 at 6pm
Nicholas J. Horne Theatre
CSN Cheyenne Campus
Tickets are $25. Purchase Now.
Las Vegas Ballet Company’s
Production of The Nutcracker
December 20 – 23, 2019
Summerlin Library Performing Arts Center
Tickets are $25. Purchase Now.
The Smith Center
Performances December 13 – December 24
Tickets start at $30.95
“The most visually beautiful production ever staged in Reynolds Hall.” – Las Vegas Sun
Choreographed by James Canfield, NBT’s The Nutcracker is a magical journey through a larger than life world filled with waltzing flowers, nimble fairies, and moonlit snow. Glittering holiday cheer abounds as Clara and her handsome Prince travel from the warmth of her family home to a land of toy soldiers, mischievous rodents and exotic visitors from faraway lands.