'Nutcracker with a Twist'

Presented by Ballet INitiative at Basile Theatre at the Historic Athenaeum, Indianapolis IN

Dec 16 - 18 2022
'Nutcracker with a Twist'

Ballet INitiative’s ‘Nutcracker with a Twist’ brings Sugar and Spice to a holiday favorite!

Follow the classic story of Clara and her Nutcracker doll, with a twist! At a Christmas party in 1920, Clara receives a nutcracker doll and dreams that she comes to life to take her to the beautiful fantasy world full of sugary delights, the Land of Sweets. Set to both the original Tchaikovsky score and Duke Ellington’s jazzy suite, you’ll enjoy tapping soldiers, whirling snowflakes, and the Sugar Plum Fairy along with Charlestons, flappers, and of course, jazz!

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Adult – $35

Youth (under 13) – $20

Contact: 317-655-2755


  • Dec 16, 2022 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 17, 2022 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 18, 2022 at 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Ballet INitiative presents: Nutcracker with a Twist


Basile Theatre at the Historic Athenaeum

401 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Google Map of 401 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

COVID-19 Details

Face masks required: No
Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test required: No
Reservations required: Yes
Social distancing: Yes
Limited capacity: No

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