St. Augustine Ballet to perform annual Nutcracker

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The Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse King, Clara, Uncle Drosselmeyer and all the Nutcracker characters will return to the St. Augustine stage this holiday season.

Saint Augustine Ballet presents the 13th Annual Nutcracker to the community, as the timeless classic will feature professional ballet dancers and dance students from St. Augustine and surrounding areas. 

This holiday favorite will be staged December 18-19 in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College located at 14 Granada St. in downtown St. Augustine.

Show times are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19. Tickets range from $35 to $50 and are available at www.saintaugustineballet.com or by calling 855-222-2849.  

“We are so excited to be able to present the Nutcracker to the community during St. Augustine’s popular Nights of Lights event,” said Luis Abella, executive director and founder of St. Augustine Ballet. “Artistic expression is so incredibly important, and we are thrilled to share these performances with our audiences from near and far.”

Community sponsors are needed to help support the Saint Augustine Ballet, a nonprofit organization.

To become a sponsor of the Nutcracker and the spring show, please contact Meghan Deputy at MeghanDeputy@sjrstate.edu or call 386-538-0464.

Saint Augustine Ballet offers performance opportunities to dancers from St. Augustine, St. Johns County and the surrounding area. It was founded as a performing arts organization in 2010.

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