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The 57th Annual Nutcracker – San Jose Dance Theatre

December 9, 2022 - December 11, 2022

$44 – $99


  • Fri., December 9, 2022 @ 7:30pm
  • Sat., December 10, 2022 @ 2pm & 7:30pm
  • Sun., December 11, 2022 @ 2pm

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 57th annual classic Christmas favorite, The Nutcracker.

The longest-running live production of The Nutcracker in San Jose, celebrating its 57th year, has been a Bay Area family tradition since 1964. 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!

VIP Experience (All $99 seats include the VIP Experience)
Don’t just see The Nutcracker, experience it! See more than just the performance with the Nutcracker VIP Package! In addition to the best seats in the house, enjoy a pre-performance talk on The Nutcracker and see the magic of the production up close. Meet and greet the cast at the exclusive Candy Kingdom party held in the Ridder Lounge while filling up on delicious holiday treats and drinks.

Note from the Organizers: Looking for a shorter production of The Nutcracker for young children? On December 9 and 16 @ 10:30am, SJDT will present Once Upon a Nutcrackera condensed, 45-minute version of The Nutcracker at a reduced ticket price.


Center for the Performing Arts
255 S Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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