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Posted on November 15, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Unique Performances of the Nutcracker in Fort Wayne

It’s getting colder outside. A hint of snow is in the air, and the stores smell like cinnamon and pine. This is definitely the time to see The Nutcracker, the famous ballet featuring Clara and her wooden soldier during their Christmas adventure.

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Posted on November 22, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

Moscow Ballet Presents The Great Russian Nutcracker

We are blessed in Fort Wayne to be home to the marvelous Fort Wayne Ballet, which presents The Nutcracker each Christmas season. This year, you have another Nutcracker option. The Moscow Ballet will be coming to present The Great Russian Nutcracker at The Embassy Theatre. Probably no other country is as famous for its ballet feats as Russia.

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Posted on November 16, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

The Nutcracker Presentation by the Fort Wayne Ballet

Back in the 90s before audiobooks were cool (they’re cool now, right?), I had an audiobook version of The Nutcracker. This little cassette tape audiobook, which I would play in my little red-and-white plastic tape player, included excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet. Shame on me--I’ve never actually seen The Nutcracker.

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Posted on November 08, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Nancy M.

Fort Wayne for the Holidays

*This post was updated in November 2017*
 

Having lived in nine different communities in my lifetime, I think I’m safe in saying that NOBODY does the holidays like Fort Wayne!

From lights to music, ballet and theater, to gingerbread houses to sports and even science—there’s something for everyone in our city beginning in November and running until the New Year.

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Posted on November 17, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Katie R.

The Fort Wayne Ballet presents The Nutcracker

When I was a little girl I had lofty aspirations of becoming a big-time ballerina. I was enrolled in dance classes and begged and pleaded with my mom to let me take ballet on top of the other two dance classes I was already taking. There was just something about ballet that really spoke to my

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Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:00:03 am by Sara W.

The Nutcracker: A Fort Wayne Ballet Holiday Tradition

FWBalletWEB-522x392 A holiday classic that many families look forward to every year is Fort Wayne Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker is the story of a young girl named Clara, who gets the gift of a nutcracker at a fabulous holiday party from her godfather. When Clara falls asleep after the party, ... More ›

Posted on November 29, 2013 at 9:00:41 am by Louisa D.

Fort Wayne’s Nutcracker with Live Music!

Clara and Herr Drosselmeyer dance in the Nutcracker Have you ever watched the Fort Wayne Ballet Nutcracker live? Especially when the Fort Wayne Philharmonic is accompanying the dancers? It is truly a treat. The evening starts as you file into the Arts United Center and find your comfy seat, preferably towards the center of the aisle, so you ... More ›

Posted on November 23, 2011 at 4:34:04 am by Shelley G.

The Timeless Holiday Classic Comes to Life

It’s that time of year again – time to join Clara on her dreamlike journey filled with colorful characters, lavish sets, rich costumes, and a lush musical score. Yes, Tchaikovsky’s timeless holiday classic comes to life as the perfect event for the entire family. It’s a wonderful seasonal ... More ›

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