The Nutcracker will capture your imagination and transport you to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing snowflakes. Audiences across San Jose will be swept up in the magic of the season as San Jose Dance Theatre (SJDT) returns to the Center for the Performing Arts with the 58th annual production of the classic Christmas favorite.
This production from SJDT is celebrating 58 years of magic! The longest-running live production of The Nutcracker in San Jose has been a Bay Area family tradition since 1964.
Step into the enchanting world of elegant sugarplums, waltzing flowers, a thrilling battle between brave soldiers and menacing mice, and the debut of a new extra-large Christmas tree that grows to over 60 feet! The company is very excited to perform once again with the Cambrian Symphony, with musical direction by Scott Krijnen.
These performances feature SJDT professional company dancers, special guest artists and talented young students. Don’t miss out on seeing The Nutcracker this holiday season!