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A Roanoke Holiday Tradition
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker at the Berglund Center’s Performing Arts Theatre –
Home of Southwest Virginia Ballet

Our region’s largest production of The Nutcracker has been awarded Roanoke’s Best Annual Holiday Event in 2021, as well as Roanoke’s Best Art Performance in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

The Nutcracker is a timeless holiday tradition, the best-known of all ballets.  Each year SVB’s performance hosts a cast of more than 100 dancers, 200 costumes and 400 accessories!

NEW this year! Southwest Virginia Ballet is proud to announce that this year’s performances will be accompanied by a LIVE ORCHESTRA! Hear the majesty of this beautiful score the way it was intended with the addition of the Orchestra of Virginia’s Blue Ridge conducted by Dr. Wayne Gallops.

The Nutcracker performance dates are Saturday, December 9 at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday, December 10 at 3pm at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre.

Tickets, VIP Tickets, and Season Ticket Packages (including tickets to Romeo & Juliet in April 2024) are available here.

Questions: Call 540-387-3978 or email info@svballet.org

WIC Discount

As part of VCA’s Passport Program, SVB is offering WIC cardholders a 25%  discount off the regular ticket price in any section where tickets are available (unsold) to The Nutcracker. Limit 6 tickets per WIC cardholder- child adult or mixed.

Please email Syreeta at scc@svballet.org to redeem.

Nutcracker Poster with a cartoon soldier and details about the production

Photos by Dan McDilda