The world’s most famous ballet comes to life on stage in a brand-new production of The Nutcracker created especially for children aged three and up.

Storytime Ballet: The Nutcracker

Ballet just for kids

Presented by The Australian Ballet

Experience the world’s most famous ballet live on stage in a brand-new production of The Nutcracker created especially for children aged three and up.

Join narrator and a colourful cast of characters at a marvellous Christmas party that transforms into a spellbinding, magical adventure. Children are fully immersed in the story and help make the magic happen on stage.

Storytime Ballet is an interactive, educational ballet production that encourages kids to learn, practise making magic and explore their love of dance! Packed with wonder and delight, this is the perfect first ballet experience for boys and girls.

Don’t forget to dress up in your favourite ballet-inspired outfit!

Such a wonderful introduction to the ballet and the theatre in general The Canberra Times
Storytime Ballet is quickly becoming the highlight of the holidays The Herald Sun

Choreography Marius Petipa
Production and additional choreography David McAllister
Music Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Costume and set design Krystal Giddings
Lighting design Jon Buswell
Graphic artist Tracey Lee-Cooper

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22 – 24 Jan 2020

Duration 50mins


Wed, 22 Jan 2020, 11:00AM

Wed, 22 Jan 2020, 2:00PM

Thu, 23 Jan 2020, 11:00AM

Thu, 23 Jan 2020, 2:00PM

Thu, 23 Jan 2020, 4:00PM

Fri, 24 Jan 2020, 11:00AM

Fri, 24 Jan 2020, 2:00PM

Fri, 24 Jan 2020, 4:00PM


Dunstan Playhouse


All Ages


A Reserve $48.00

B Reserve $45.00

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A Reserve $43.20

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Fees & Charges

A one off service and handling fee of $8.95 applies per transaction; this is regardless of the number or value of items purchased.

Babes In Arms

Children 18 months and under free on lap

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