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Nutcracker In July



It’s the most magical time of the year – in the summer! Join your favorite characters from The Nutcracker for this free community event to celebrate a beloved holiday tradition. Our Nutcracker in July open house is an opportunity for audience members, prospective students, and parents to get a behind-the-scenes look at our Canal Street home – and to purchase first choice of seats to The Nutcracker, take free classes, and more!

Class Schedule:

10:15am – Nutcracker-themed classes (Ages 4-6 and Ages 7-11)
10:45am – Minds In Motion movement class (Ages 8-13)
11:15am – Nutcracker-themed classes (Ages 4-6 and Ages 7-11)
11:45am – Minds In Motion movement class (Ages 8-13)
12:15pm – Nutcracker-themed classes (Ages 4-6 and Ages 7-11)

30 minute class sessions – no dance experience necessary

Throughout the Event (10am-1pm):

• Purchase tickets to The Nutcracker (before they go on sale to the general public)
• Take photos with some of your favorite Nutcracker characters
• Get an up-close look at costumes from the production
• Take a tour of the Richmond Ballet facility, with the ability to watch a variety of School of Richmond Ballet classes
• Create arts and crafts with Richmond Family Magazine
• Visit bbgb’s table of children’s books*
• Grab a scoop from the Gelati Celesti ice cream truck*

*available for purchase

Nutcracker in July will be held in our Richmond Ballet building located at 407 East Canal Street. Free parking is available from 10am-1pm in the Richmond Ballet lot directly next to the Ballet. Street parking is also free on weekends.

This is a free event and no registration is required.


Richmond Ballet
407 E Canal St
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
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Nutcracker In July