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The Austin City Ballet presents the 21st annual Austin Children’s Nutcracker on December 9th, 10th & 11th. Share Clara’s adventures as she battles a giant Rat King and transforms her Nutcracker doll into a Prince. Together, Clara and the Prince visit the magical “Land of Snow” and travel to the Kingdom of the Sweets in an enchanted sleigh. First timers and seasoned fans alike will be delighted by the magic of our 21st anniversary production of this timeless holiday classic.

Guest artists Francis Lawrence (Sugarplum Cavalier), former principal with The Dance Theater of Harlem and Juliana Yu (Sugarplum Fairy) join us this year. Performances are at the Texas School for the Deaf at 1102 South Congress Avenue. Tickets are available online at