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The Nutcracker Ballet - Florida Dance Theatre

2023Fri15Dec3:00 pmFri5:00 pmFeaturedThe Nutcracker Ballet - Florida Dance Theatre3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Lakeland - Florida Southern College: Branscomb Auditorium, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801CATEGORY:Music, Theater + Live PerformancesPRICE RANGE:$10+ per person

Florida Dance Theater Lakeland Nutcracker Ballet December.2023


The Nutcracker, presented by Florida Dance Theatre will be held December 15 at Florida Southern College Branscomb Auditorium. This timeless holiday classic is not to be missed. 

Join Clara as she adventures into the Land of the Sweets with the Nutcracker Prince. Meet the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy, see the graceful Waltz of the Flowers and discover many more magical characters in this traditional holiday family favorite ballet!

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker is a classic holiday tradition and one cherished by Florida Southern College Festival of Fine Arts. Come see this timeless holiday masterpiece, performed with charm and perfection by the dynamic dancers in a breathtaking production featuring colorful scenery, dazzling costumes, and entrancing choreography. Bring your family and enjoy the music, dance, and spectacle that define the holiday season around the world.

Friday, December 15 at 3pm and 7:30pm
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The Nutcracker Education Experience is a collaborative effort between Florida Dance Theatre, Polk County Schools, and community members to provide students with an immersive dance program centered around The Nutcracker ballet. This program aims to enhance students’ dance skills, provide unique mentorship opportunities, promote health and wellness through dance, and culminate in live performances alongside FDT’s professional company.

Rochelle School of the Arts – Special one-hour performances
Saturday, December 2nd – 3 pm and 7:30 pm
Tickets: $8 for everyone; Free with valid Polk County School ID
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(Friday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Lakeland - Florida Southern College: Branscomb Auditorium

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801


$15-25 (under 5 free)

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