- Iowa Dance Theatre's The Nutcracker
Iowa Dance Theatre's The Nutcracker
SCHOOL MATINEE PERFORMANCE
Iowa Dance Theatre's The Nutcracker Ballet has been a holiday tradition in Des Moines since 1966 when Mary Joyce Lind staged it to Tchaikovsky's classic ballet score. Join over 200 local dancers, and choreographers representing over 20 local dance studios in a unique community collaboration bringing the story of Clara's Christmas dream to you in stunning dance.
The cast will present a shortened version of the holiday ballet in a special performance for school audiences, which will include narration of the story, and should last just under one hour.
$4 - student ticket
$0 - free and reduced lunch student ticket
$4 - adult ticket
Please note our current health policies for school performances:
All audience members must wear a mask at all times when inside a DMPA venue.
DMPA has reduced audience capacity for these performances to allow for physically distanced seating.
Before placing your order, be sure to read our reservation guidelines and payment and cancellation policies.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-246-2355 with questions about content or the reservation process.
"The arts help us understand ourselves as human beings. If you look at how we've ever documented our existence, it's all through an art form."
-Eric Olmscheid, Director of Programming and Education