December 7–9, 2018

Creating holiday magic, with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.

Imagination. Wonder. Celebration. No matter how you describe Nutcracker, it’s an experience like none other, with glorious sets and professional dancers in the one and only Orpheum Theatre.

Friday, Dec 7, 7:30p
Saturday, Dec 8, 2p
Saturday, Dec 8, 7:30p
Sunday, Dec 9, 2p

Every couple of years I find myself at a performance of The Nutcracker—I was glad to be at this one.

Nutcracker Children's Auditions

Auditions will be held Sunday, September 23 at Ballet Memphis, 2144 Madison Avenue. Registration begins at 2:45pm.

Students in our Ballet 4 and above levels may audition for Ballet Memphis’ annual Nutcracker production. 

Ballet Memphis School levels 4 & 5 — 3:15-4:15pm 

Boys, ages 8-13 — 4:15-4:45pm 

Ballet Memphis School levels 6 & 7 — 5:00-6:00pm 

Students from other area schools ages 10–18 are welcome to audition for children's roles in the Nutcracker. They should have a minimum of 3 years of classical ballet training:

Ages 10–13 — 3:15-4:15pm 

All Boys, 8+ — 4:15-4:45pm 

Ages 14+ — 5:00-6:00pm

For more information regarding auditions, please contact us at 737-7322 or