Atlantic City Ballet: The Nutcracker


Atlantic City Ballet: The Nutcracker

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Atlantic City Ballet

Saturday, December 23, 2023, at 5:00 pm

Doors open at 4:00 pm

General Admission Tickets: $39.95

General Admission Tickets are available for purchase HERE and at the Box Office.

To purchase ADA accessible seating, please call the box office directly.

The Nutcracker, an annual event, has been in the repertoire since 1982. Choreographed by Phyllis Papa, the production travels to theaters, colleges and casinos. The costumes and scenery are magnificent. It is a spectacular ballet worth seeing. Nutcracker is a family tradition that embodies the holiday spirit. It has been enjoyed by young and old, and remains the most well attended ballet in history. It is based on the story by Hoffman to the music of Tchaikovsky. The Nutcracker is now the most famous of all ballets.


Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreographer: Phyllis Papa

Atlantic City Ballet

Atlantic City Ballet

Founded in 1982, by Phyllis Papa the Atlantic City Ballet serves as a prime artistic resource to the residents of Atlantic City and the surrounding areas. The company is comprised of professional dancers from around the world and have earned national acclaim for their technical expertise and exuberant stage presence. AC Ballet offers access to fully-staged performances by a highly skilled company of professional dancers and educational programs designed to fit the needs of a diverse student population. Their community outreach initiatives encourage appreciation of and participation in the art form. The Atlantic City Ballet honors the diversity of world cultures through the engagement of a multicultural company of professional dancers. Although their home base is in Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, the Ballet has performed in theaters all along the east coast and across the country. Their repertoire of original works includes such classics as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake. However, Ms. Papa is most known for her innovative works such as Dracula, Romeo and Juliet and her full length Carmen. Since its inception, the Atlantic City Ballet has served as one of the cultural treasures of New Jersey and continues a tradition of dance excellence for future generations of ballet audiences.




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