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You're invited to The Nutcracker!


All students, Pre Ballet and up, will perform in ACBA's Nutcracker at the Alaska Center of Performing Arts in December!

Most classes will only perform in one show. Level III/IV will perform in all three shows. 

Introducing... Your Nutcracker Show Hub!

The Show Hub is your go to spot for anything Nutcracker related. It will be the number one place to go if you have any questions.

We will be utilizing our Show Hub as our main source of information as we prepare for the show.

What will be in the Show Hub?

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Important Dates



Add these dates to your calendar so you never miss a beat!


Recital/Production Fees due - October 15th


Costume Fees due - November 15th

Dress Rehearsals (mandatory) - TBA

Stage Rehearsal (mandatory) - TBA


Nutcracker Performance - December 10th & 11th

Important Infomation

Recital/Production Fee


Recital/Production fees are per dancer and are due by October 15, 2021. A late fee will be charged after the due date for all payments not received. The recital fee covers the rental of the venue and equipment for rehearsals and performances, set/props, any licensing/permits required, staff and labor at the event, including teachers and technical support, and cleaning up after the event. It will also include your performance digital download.

Auditioned parts will include an additional production fee that also covers costume rentals.



Costume fees are due by November 15, 2021. A late fee will be charged after the due date for all payments not received. 


All students in performing classes will require one costume per class they attend. For example, if you take one ballet class and one jazz class, you will need two costumes. All costumes will be ordered for you and are yours to take home after The Nutcracker.

  • Costumes will be distributed in class at the teacher’s discretion after costumes have arrived and payment is complete.

  • It is the students/parents responsibility to ensure care for all costumes pre-show and to transport them to the performance.

  • Alterations to costumes are the dancer’s responsibility.

  • Costumes are to be worn during dress rehearsal and will leave with the dancers.

  • After the performance, it is the students/parents responsibility to take home any purchased costumes.

  • All costume pieces (and other belongings) should be labeled with the dancer’s names.

  • All costume fees are in addition to recital/production fees.

  • Costumes are rented for auditioned parts. There is no additional costume fee for auditioned parts.

Chaperones and Backstage Info.


During rehearsals and performances only assigned chaperones will be allowed backstage. There will be chaperones for each class. Chaperones must attend the entire performance and the rehearsalsIf you are interested in chaperoning The Nutcracker please contract the front desk. Any concerns regarding the care of the children may be brought to the front desk before the date of the performance. Any parent who cannot respect this policy for any reason may be asked to withdraw their child from the show.



Ticket will be available to purchase soon. Get your tickets early to ensure great seats.


How do I know what show my dancers will be in?


All Pre Ballet, Level I and Level II dancers will be in only ONE performance, unless they have auditioned for other parts.

Level III/IV and Program dancers will perform in ALL three shows.

Dancers who auditioned for parts will be in ALL three shows.