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A Roanoke Holiday Tradition
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker at the Berglund Center – The Home of Southwest Virginia Ballet

2022 will mark the 31st annual performance of SVB’s The Nutcracker at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre, the Home of Southwest Virginia Ballet. This is the area’s largest Nutcracker performance and 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! To take part in this production is to share the stage in one of Roanoke’s most cherished artistic events and honored holiday tradition of Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

Community members can perform as reindeers, mice, soldiers, party guests and more.

The Nutcracker performance dates are Friday, December 9 at 10am, Saturday, December 10 at 2 and 7pm and Sunday, December 11 at 3pm at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre.

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

Photos by DanMcDildaphotography.com

2 comments
  • November 2020 Newsletter – Christina Nifong November 23, 2020 at 3:08 pm

    […] This filmed version of the ballet classic will showcase not only the amazing dancers from Southwest Virginia Ballet, but also beloved icons of the city of Roanoke — places you might want to […]

  • The Magic of ‘The Nutcracker’ – Christina Nifong November 23, 2020 at 3:09 pm

    […] In this most heartbreaking of years, she will become the Sugar Plum Fairy, tapping into her talent, her grace, her heart to delight theater fans across Southwest Virginia and beyond. […]

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Aug. 27-28, 2022Nutcracker Auditions

Are you between the ages of 7-18 and want to audition to be part of Southwest Virginia Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker?  It’s a FUN experience to be part of such a BIG Professional performance!!!