The Nutcracker

Video by Sean Murphy | Flicker Film Productions
December 8, 2018 | Rudder Auditorium at Texas A&M University
Matinee | 2:00p
Evening | 6:00p
Ballet Brazos' 7th annual production of The Nutcracker features professional dancers, guest artists from Texas, and pre-professional performers from across the Brazos Valley. Behind the scenes, ballet instructors representing many area schools work with the dancers for months to rehearse and perfect choreography. Our production features beautiful costumes, sets, and scenery. Under the direction of Suzanne Moreau and Diana Wilcox, and guided by Artistic Advisor Katy Ellison, the dancers of Ballet Brazos bring you the ballet world's time-honored holiday tradition that brings together young and old for an evening of magic and enchantment. Come travel to the Land of the Sweets and celebrate the magic with us!
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December 8, 2018
Rudder Auditorium at Texas A&M University
Matinee | 2:00p
Evening | 6:00p
Ticket Pricing
Premium Center Orchestra
     *No Child Pricing
Right, Middle, Left Orchestra and Mezzanine Boxes $20
Rear Orchestra, Mezzanine, Balcony $15
Child (3-12 years)
     *Not available in Premium seating
$  8
Tickets are available through the MSC Box Office at the box office window, by phone at 979-845-1234.
Box Office hours are Monday through Friday 10:00a-7:00p.
You may also purchase tickets online through the MSC Box Office below.
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Now there are TWO locations for parking - University Center Garage or Cain Garage
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University Center Garage
Across from Rudder Auditorium
Pay in advance online for $6.50
Pay at entry for $5 CASH ONLY
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Cain Garage
500 Gene Stallings Blvd | College Station, TX 77840
Adjacent to the Memorial Student Center
Open at the regular hourly parking rates
Dancers with the New York City Ballet
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Ashley Laracey
New York City Ballet Soloist
as the Sugar Plum Fairy
Andrew Veyette
New York City Ballet Principal
as her Cavalier
Guest Artists
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Seth York
as the Nutcracker Prince
Bryan Cunningham
as the Arabian
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This year marks Ballet Brazos' 7th Annual Nutcracker Ballet, proof that collaboration is a wonderful way to allow dancers, teachers, and audiences to experience the wonder of classical ballet. Dancers for our productions are cast by auditions open to the entire Bryan-College Station community and by guest professional ballet dancers.

Note from the Artistic Advisor
Congratulations to the more than 100 performers who have been cast in the 7th annual Ballet Brazos production of The Nutcracker! We are excited to welcome you to the Ballet Brazos family, and we look forward to the time we'll spend together in rehearsals and on the stage.
Performing in The Nutcracker is a rite of passage for ballet dancers everywhere. Many a ballet career has been launched as a tiny mouse scampers on stage past a growing Christmas tree and thinks, "This is what I want to do! There has never been a moment more magical than this!"
It is our hope that in the coming months, you will find your technique improving through the rehearsal process, that you will make new friendships, and develop a life-long desire to be a part of the performing arts. But most of all, we hope that when you step onto the stage in December, you feel the rush that so many before you have felt, and think, "There has never been a moment more magical than this!"
With admiration,
Miss Katy (former Mouse, Sugar Plum Fairy, and everything in between)

*****Dancers declining roles must do so by noon, August 24, to*****
(Printable - Updated 8/23/2018)
(Printable - Updated 8/23/2018)
(Printable - Updated 8/23/2018)
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