The Nutcracker The 2019 Nutcracker Performance will be held at the Charleston Music HallDecember 7, 2019Show Times: 1:00p (SOLD OUT) & 7:00p (SOLD OUT) The Nutcracker Dance Conservatory of Charleston is delighted each Winter to present The Nutcracker, one of the most treasured performing opportunities in a dancer’s life. A brave young girl, her prince, a pageant of ballerinas and a cast of dreamlike characters in a world filled with magic and sweet delights. Our student dancers are part of this beloved holiday tradition. With a cast of over 140 student dancers, we are proud to present a production in which every student shines, from our children's division dancers as Little Gingerbread, to our pre-professional students in the principal roles of Sugar Plum and Snow Queen. We are thrilled to welcome New York City Ballet principal dancer Adrian Danchig-Waring as Snow King and Cavalier in this year's performances. For advanced dancers, we are particularly honored to offer the elite opportunity to perform “Snowflakes” from George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker © choreography by George Balanchine ® The George Balanchine Trust for the third year in a row! This honor, bestowed on only select schools in the country, allows our students the incredible opportunity to dance the same iconic choreography the New York City Ballet performs at Lincoln Center. Join us for this timeless holiday classic sure to delight audiences of all ages!