Whitaker Center
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Studio 22 Dance Academy Presents: A Holiday Classic

December 16, 2023

Studio 22 Dance Academy

Studio 22 Dance Academy Presents: A Holiday Classic

December 16, 2023 |  Matinee Performance at 1 pm |  Evening Performance at 6 pm

On a snowy Christmas Eve, a celebration is in full swing! Herr Drosselmeyer, arrives with gifts for all of the children at the party, including a very special gift for his Goddaughter, Clara. He presents Clara with a wooden Nutcracker. When the clock strikes midnight, the adventure begins. The Nutcracker comes alive, as well as many other creatures, including an army of mice and soldiers that begin a war in Clara’s living room! Our heroine, Clara, fights off the Mouse King and the Nutcracker transforms into a handsome prince. The prince leads Clara through a dazzling winter wonderland into the magical World of Sweets where the Sugar Plum Fairy brings to life a dreamland of amazement.   

This holiday classic about a Nutcracker is a treasured performance for the entire family. It is one of the season's signature holiday events! It features traditional and newly integrated choreography by artistic director, Samantha Pasquarette of Studio 22 Dance Academy. This annual production is the perfect way to welcome in the festive season!

December 16 Performances:

Matinee Performance at 1 pm


Evening Performance at 6 pm



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