Ballet Minnesota’s 31st annual holiday favorite The Classic Nutcracker returns to The O’Shaughnessy on the campus of St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave., Saint Paul, Dec. 14 – 16, 2018. Ticket prices range from $21 to $46 with discounts for students, seniors and groups. To purchase tickets, visit https://oshag.stkate.edu/events/category/series/the-classic-nutcracker-2018 or call The O’Shaughnessy box office at 651-690-6700.
The magic is brought to life by a cast of more than 130 dancers including nationally known dancers in feature roles, Ballet Minnesota company veterans and apprentices, and students from Classical Ballet Academy.
Highly-pedigreed dancers will perform the lead signature roles. Violeta Angelova will reprise the role of Sugar Plum Fairy. Angelova’s career includes title and leading roles in more than 70 ballets. She has performed with The Vienna State Opera Ballet, Ballet Internationale, The New Jersey Ballet, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, the National Ballet of Bulgaria, California Ballet, and many others.
Ballet Master Matthew Prescott will return to dance the role of Cavalier, a role for which he has garnered enthusiastic reviews from Ballet Minnesota audiences. Prescott is the Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet School’s Musical Theater Broadway summer intensive. He has lent his choreography talents to the national tour of Broadway’s “Billy Elliott,” the Broadway musical workshop for “Kiss of a Spider Woman” and for works performed by wide-ranging artists, from Misty Copeland to Prince.
Purchase your tickets now by calling The O’Shaughnessy box office at 651-690-6700. Ask about group rates! Order online at https://oshag.stkate.edu/events/category/series/the-classic-nutcracker-2018.
Friday, December 14, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 15, 2 p.m.
Saturday, December 15, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 16, 2 p.m.
Tickets: $21-$46; special group rates are available.