Experience the adventures of a girl named Clara as she journeys to a distant land where a prince battles mischievous mice, flowers waltz and a Sugar Plum Fairy delights children of every age.
This is Iowa Dance Theatre’s 22nd performance of The Nutcracker ballet. The Nutcracker is choreographed and directed by a team of dance professionals from Des Moines and the surrounding area. This collaboration is at the heart of fulfilling IDT’s mission. This year, there are over 240 dancers from approximately 30 dance studios from throughout central Iowa participating in the ballet.
Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Parties are available at 12:30 p.m. on December 7 and 8. Tickets to the Tea are $15 and can be purchased at the Des Moines Civic Center Ticket Office.