Presented by the New Albany Children’s Ballet Theatre

Nutcracker families: Please visit this page often for updates and information!

Since its composition in 1892 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker has been retold and performed on stage countless times, and plays an essential role in the magic of the holiday season. Each year, over 3,000 people from New Albany and the surrounding communities gather at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts to experience the delightful orchestral sounds, colorful costuming and graceful dancing of over 220 youth and professional dancers with the NACBT’s production of The Nutcracker.


Dates of Nutcracker 2017:
Dress Rehearsals: December 1 & 2
Performances: December 7 , 8, 9 & 10
Please note that all dancers are required to be at Dress Rehearsal.

All performances will take place at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, 100 E. Dublin-Granville Road, New Albany, OH 43054

Nutcracker photos:

We will be offering optional Nutcracker portraits by Marianne Mess on Sunday November 12th from 12-6pm at NABC. You will need to sign up for an appointment time on the bulletin board upstairs next to the locker room. Please sign up when you are here in person. We cannot take appointment times over the phone or email. You should arrive 15-20 minutes prior to your appointment time with your dancer completely ready. You will check out your costume from the costume storage room (next to studio B) and get dressed in time for your appointment time.
Marianne does an amazing job with the photos and you will not want to miss out. The order form is on this page to the left for your convenience.

Sign up for a volunteer spot here!

Highlights from the 2014 production of The Nutcracker: