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On the night before Christmas, the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer presents a magical Nutcracker to Clara. Join the fun as he comes to life. Watch as they battle the Mouse King on their journey to the Land of the Sweets. With spell-binding dancing, Nutcracker in a Nutshell provides an opportunity to enjoy some of our area’s best young dance talents! Presented by MAGIC (Making Art Grow In Children), the Nutcracker in a Nutshell is a shorter, family and child friendly version of the classic holiday tradition, the Nutcracker.

Comprised of dancers age six and up, MAGIC is a pre-professional, non-profit dance company formed to develop, expand and promote dance education and performance opportunities for children in our community. It is the vision of MAGIC to educate while entertaining our community.