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Nutcracker Coloring Page

Color your own Toy Soldier and Sugar Plum Fairy! >>

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The Rodent Royalty of Nutcracker

Every good fairy tale needs a good bad guy >>

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Helgi Tomasson's 2004 Nutcracker

The largest production SF Ballet has undertaken >>

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Who's Who in Nutcracker

With their favorite holiday treats! >>

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Who is Tchaikovsky?

Meet the Russian composer behind ballet’s most beloved scores >>

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Grin and Bear It

In California, bears are everywhere, including Nutcracker! >>

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Nutcracker Notes

8 Stats about the Nutcracker Orchestra >>

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Nutcracker Spotify Playlist

Get into the spirit of Nutcracker >>

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The Story of Nutcracker

One unforgettable, magical Christmas Eve journey >>

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Six Steps to a Dreamy Nutcracker with Kids (with Insider Tips!)

No meltdowns here! Make your Nutcracker memories a dream. >>

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Your Ultimate Guide to Nutcracker

The quintessential holiday classic, SF Ballet style >>

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Behind the Proscenium: Thomas Richards-Keyes on Swan Lake

What it takes to prep a story ballet for the stage >>

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About Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Enter a magical, moonlit world. >>

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Instant Expert: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Balanchine and the Bard come to the Bay Area >>

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Midsummer in San Francisco

Passing the torch to the next generation >>

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Musicians' Insights: Marilyn Coyne on Nutcracker

Learn more about the power-packed music behind everyone’s favorite festive ballet >>

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The Soldiers of Nutcracker

The toy soldier army in Nutcracker, rank by rank >>

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Lew Christensen's 1967 Nutcracker

Elegance, opulence, and a winter wonderland >>

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"There's Always Something With the Horses"

Jeffrey Lyons' favorite Nutcracker memories >>

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Nutcracker's Heaviest Tutu

Wearing this tutu is a workout! >>

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Lew Christensen's 1954 Nutcracker

Featuring designs by children's book illustrator Leonard Weisgard >>

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Tchaikovsky's Dance of Death

The creation of the Sugar Plum Fairy theme >>

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To the Pointe: Nutcracker

All you need to know about Nutcracker before you go! >>

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Nutcracker By the Numbers

Explore Nutcracker in a new way >>

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Training the Dance Stars of the Future

Pursuing dreams, both physically and virtually >>

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Double Your Impact for DISC

Matching gifts supporting Dance in Schools and Communities >>

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Meet the Artist: Soloist and Choreographer Myles Thatcher

On his career, choreography, and his life during shelter-in-place >>

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From Beach Read to World Premiere Ballet

Finding Inspiration from the Written Word >>

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Celebrating 40 Years of Dance in Schools and Communities

Four decades on, SF Ballet's pioneering dance education program continues to innovate. >>

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Ballet Master Betsy Erickson Takes a Final Bow

After 44 Years with SF Ballet, Betsy Erickson is retiring. >>

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BRAVO Stays Busy

SF Ballet's fantastic superhero volunteers >>

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Ballet Myth Busters

Episode 3: All About Food >>

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Meet Basil Twist

The MacArthur Genius who brings a magical tree to life in Cinderella >>

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About Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella

There may be no fairy godmother, but you won't miss her a bit in Wheeldon's Cinderella. >>

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Nutcracker Close Up

Discover the beautiful details of Nutcracker's costumes >>

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Willam Christensen's 1944 Nutcracker

The first full-length production in the United States >>

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