Nutcracker Experience and Performance – Twin Cities School of Dance

This fun, family experience is back again this year as part of our annual Nutcracker Ballet Weekend…and is now on Saturday afternoon so more families can share the Nutcracker Experience!

This event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, and include fun, pre-show activities in ISU’s Bone Student Center, followed by a family-friendly performance in Braden Auditorium.

Your Saturday ticket will include:

1:00-2:30 p.m. – Fun-for-the-Family Activities (ISU Bone Student Center Ball Room)
Enjoy activities, music, candy, a photo booth, and a memorabilia table!
Take a backstage tour with opportunities to get pictures and autographs from your favorite Nutcracker cast members!
3:00 p.m. – Performance by Twin Cities Ballet (ISU Braden Auditorium)
Enjoy all the costumes, scenes, and music of our traditional ballet, in an abbreviated version.
Seating will be general admission. (no pre-assigned seats)
Kick-off the holiday season with TCSD and a Nutcracker Experience you’ll always remember!


Saturday, December 2, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Braden Auditorium Bone Student Center, Illinois State University Normal IL 61790 309-663-9333

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