The Nutcracker

Columbus Youth Ballet Project performs "The Nutcracker" each holiday season and this production is our largest annual performance.

The 2016 Nutcracker will be held Friday, December 9 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, December 10 at 6:00 pm at East High School.

East High School
1500 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205


To purchase tickets

Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase by calling the Columbus Youth Ballet ticket line (614) 468-9222, or emailing the studio at (please put "Nutcracker Tickets" in the subject of the email).

Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door.

2016 Nutcracker Tickets (Day of the Performance)

To Order your DVD or Blu-ray

This year's performance of The Nutcracker will once again be videotaped by On the Spot Productions. They videotaped last year's Nutcracker and our Spring recital this year and did an outstanding job. Click the button to order your DVD or Blu-ray disc. You will save $5 by ordering now and no later than December 10.

Thank you

Although Columbus Youth Ballet Academy's performances of The Nutcracker are danced by children and young adults, the work that must happen prior to and backstage during the performances requires as much time and effort as any professional company. We thank all the volunteers, parents, and friends who give their time to make sure all the many details are accomplished.

Behind the scenes, Nutcracker 2015