Vermont's Own Nutcracker

Main Stage

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Vermont’s Own Nutcracker, the number one go-to holiday event for Vermont families year after year, performed exclusively at The Flynn in Burlington by the extraordinary dancers of Vermont Ballet Theater and surrounding communities, returns with this magical presentation enchanting and delighting audiences once again!

All ages will be enthralled with VBT’s Nutcracker, from the spectacular start to the resounding conclusion, with VBT company director Alexander Nagiba’s stellar choreography set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. Follow the delightful adventures of Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they conquer the evil Mouse King and travel on a mystical journey to the Land of Sweets, where the enchanting Sugarplum Fairy reigns. Mice filching Christmas gifts, snowflakes swirling in dreamy tutus, dolls spinning like tops, a fantasy world of dancers—from a Christmas tree that grows higher than ever, towering over Clara and the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer, to the captivating ballerinas, VBT’s Nutcracker will thrill one and all.

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