George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker | November 25 – December 27, 20222022-11-30T13:04:43-08:00

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

There’s a chill in the air, with faint whiff of peppermint, and that can only mean one thing: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® is upon us! Put on your favorite holiday garb and join us for the Northwest’s favorite holiday tradition. A sugarplum-packed wonderland awaits you!

Run Time: 2 hours and 3 minutes, including a 25-minute intermission.

Purchase Tickets
Purchase Digital Access
Nutcracker Suites

Choreography

George Balanchine
© The George Balanchine Trust

Staging

Judith Fugate with Peter Boal & Garielle Whittle

Scenic & Costume Design

Ian Falconer

Lighting Design

James F. Ingalls

“A delight not to be missed”

Broadway World

“Let Pacific Northwest Ballet carry you away on a fantastical journey”

The Ballet Herald

“Truly a joy to experience”

Critical Dance

“Intricate and beautiful”

The Seattle Times

Nutcracker Fun

History of The Nutcracker
Story of Clara and The Nutcracker
Facts About The Nutcracker
Digital Program Notes

On the Blog

Casting

Friday, December 2
7:30 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Juliet Prine

Cavalier
Christopher D’Ariano

Drosselmeier
Dylan Wald

Harlequin
Melisa Guilliams

Columbine
Malena Ani

Soldier Doll
Joh Morrill

Mouse King
Dammiel Cruz-Garrido

Hot Chocolate
Malena Ani
Christian Poppe

Coffee
Elle Macy

Green Tea Cricket
Larry Lancaster

Candy Cane
Joh Morrill

Marzipan
Melisa Guilliams

Mother Ginger
Connor Horton

Dewdrop
Madison Rayn Abeo

Saturday, December 3
2 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Leah Terada

Cavalier
Luther DeMyer

Drosselmeier
Ryan Cardea

Harlequin
Juliet Prine

Columbine
Madison Rayn Abeo

Soldier Doll
Mark Cuddihee

Mouse King
Christopher D’Ariano

Hot Chocolate
Genevieve Waldorf
Dammiel Cruz-Garrido

Coffee
Amanda Morgan

Green Tea Cricket
Noah Martzall

Candy Cane
Ashton Edwards

Marzipan
Madison Rayn Abeo

Mother Ginger
Miles Pertl

Dewdrop
Clara Ruf Maldonado

Saturday, December 3
7:30 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Angelica Generosa

Cavalier
Jonathan Batista

Drosselmeier
Peter Boal

Harlequin
Yuki Takahashi

Columbine
Rosalyn Hutsell

Soldier Doll
Noah Martzall

Mouse King
Miles Pertl

Hot Chocolate
Juliet Prine
Ryan Cardea

Coffee
Madison Rayn Abeo

Green Tea Cricket
Kuu Sakuragi

Candy Cane
Zsilas Michael Hughes

Marzipan
Sarah-Gabrielle Ryan

Mother Ginger
Dammiel Cruz-Garrido

Dewdrop
Cecilia Iliesiu

Sunday, December 4
12:30 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Madison Rayn Abeo

Cavalier
Christian Poppe

Drosselmeier
James Kirby Rogers

Harlequin
Lily Wills

Columbine
Sarah-Gabrielle Ryan

Soldier Doll
Connor Horton

Mouse King
Luther DeMyer

Hot Chocolate
Leah Terada
Zsilas Michael Hughes

Coffee
Lily Wills

Green Tea Cricket
Joh Morrill

Candy Cane
Ryan Cardea

Marzipan
Juliet Prine

Mother Ginger
Dammiel Cruz-Garrido

Dewdrop
Yuki Takahashi

Sunday, December 4
5:30 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Elle Macy

Cavalier
Miles Pertl

Drosselmeier
James Yoichi Moore

Harlequin
Ashton Edwards

Columbine
Clara Ruf Maldonado

Soldier Doll
Zsilas Michael Hughes

Mouse King
Connor Horton

Hot Chocolate
Sarah-Gabrielle Ryan
Ezra Thomson

Coffee
Audrey Malek

Green Tea Cricket
Luca Anaya

Candy Cane
Jonathan Batista

Marzipan
Angelica Generosa

Mother Ginger
Luther DeMyer

Dewdrop
Genevieve Waldorf

Wednesday, December 7
7 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Yuki Takahashi

Cavalier
Noah Martzall

Drosselmeier
Ezra Thomson

Harlequin
Melisa Guilliams

Columbine
Madison Rayn Abeo

Soldier Doll
Joh Morrill

Mouse King
Dammiel Cruz-Garrido

Hot Chocolate
Amanda Morgan
Dammiel Cruz-Garrido

Coffee
Madison Rayn Abeo

Green Tea Cricket
Luca Anaya

Candy Cane
Ashton Edwards

Marzipan
Clara Ruf Maldonado

Mother Ginger
Connor Horton

Dewdrop
Juliet Prine

Thursday, December 8
12 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Amanda Morgan

Cavalier
Miles Pertl

Drosselmeier
Otto Neubert

Harlequin
Ashton Edwards

Columbine
Destiny Wimpye

Soldier Doll
Kuu Sakuragi

Mouse King
Zsilas Michael Hughes

Hot Chocolate
Lily Wills
Connor Horton

Coffee
Audrey Malek

Green Tea Cricket
Dylan Calahan

Candy Cane
Zsilas Michael Hughes

Marzipan
Melisa Guilliams

Mother Ginger
Luther DeMyer

Dewdrop
Ashton Edwards

Thursday, December 8
7:30 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Elizabeth Murphy

Cavalier
Lucien Postlewaite

Drosselmeier
Ryan Cardea

Harlequin
Lily Wills

Columbine
Clara Ruf Maldonado

Soldier Doll
Connor Horton

Mouse King
Miles Pertl

Hot Chocolate
Genevieve Waldorf
Miles Pertl

Coffee
Cecilia Iliesiu

Green Tea Cricket
Kuu Sakuragi

Candy Cane
Joh Morrill

Marzipan
Juliet Prine

Mother Ginger
Connor Horton

Dewdrop
Malena Ani

Friday, December 9
7:30 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Juliet Prine

Cavalier
Christopher D’Ariano

Drosselmeier
James Kirby Rogers

Harlequin
Yuki Takahashi

Columbine
Malena Ani

Soldier Doll
Zsilas Michael Hughes

Mouse King
Connor Horton

Hot Chocolate
Malena Ani
Ryan Cardea

Coffee
Lily Wills

Green Tea Cricket
Larry Lancaster

Candy Cane
Kuu Sakuragi

Marzipan
Yuki Takahashi

Mother Ginger
Miles Pertl

Dewdrop
Elle Macy

Saturday, December 10
2 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Clara Ruf Maldonado

Cavalier
James Yoichi Moore

Drosselmeier
Peter Boal

Harlequin
Juliet Prine

Columbine
Rosalyn Hutsell

Soldier Doll
Ryan Cardea

Mouse King
Zsilas Michael Hughes

Hot Chocolate
Juliet Prine
Christian Poppe

Coffee
Genevieve Waldorf

Green Tea Cricket
Joh Morrill

Candy Cane
Ryan Cardea

Marzipan
Malena Ani

Mother Ginger
Christopher D’Ariano

Dewdrop
Amanda Morgan

Saturday, December 10
7:30 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Lesley Rausch

Cavalier
James Kirby Rogers

Drosselmeier
Dylan Wald

Harlequin
Melisa Guilliams

Columbine
Destiny Wimpye

Soldier Doll
Joh Morrill

Mouse King
Miles Pertl

Hot Chocolate
Lily Wills
Zsilas Michael Hughes

Coffee
Leah Terada

Green Tea Cricket
Noah Martzall

Candy Cane
Kuu Sakuragi

Marzipan
Clara Ruf Maldonado

Mother Ginger
Luther DeMyer

Dewdrop
Cecilia Iliesiu

Sunday, December 11
12:30 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Elle Macy

Cavalier
Miles Pertl

Drosselmeier
Otto Neubert

Harlequin
Yuki Takahashi

Columbine
Malena Ani

Soldier Doll
Ryan Cardea

Mouse King
Christopher D’Ariano

Hot Chocolate
Audrey Malek
Christopher D’Ariano

Coffee
Amanda Morgan

Green Tea Cricket
Luca Anaya

Candy Cane
Christian Poppe

Marzipan
Yuki Takahashi

Mother Ginger
Dammiel Cruz-Garrido

Dewdrop
Melisa Guilliams

Sunday, December 11
5:30 PM

Sugar Plum Fairy
Genevieve Waldorf

Cavalier
Dammiel Cruz-Garrido

Drosselmeier
Ryan Cardea

Harlequin
Ashton Edwards

Columbine
Rosalyn Hutsell

Soldier Doll
Connor Horton

Mouse King
Luther DeMyer

Hot Chocolate
Amanda Morgan
Luther DeMyer

Coffee
Audrey Malek

Green Tea Cricket
Ryan Cardea

Candy Cane
Noah Martzall

Marzipan
Melisa Guilliams

Mother Ginger
Miles Pertl

Dewdrop
Elizabeth Murphy

Casting subject to change.

Season Sponsor

Arts Fund

Season Sponsor

Microsoft

Supporting Sponsor

Alaska

Associate Sponsor

PNB Sponsor Browne Family Vineyards

Associate Sponsor

PNB Sponsor First Republic Bank
Go to Top