Nutcracker By the Numbers
Explore Nutcracker a New Way
How many pointe shoes SF Ballet goes through during Nutcracker? How tall is the Christmas tree? Click through the numbers below to explore Nutcracker by the numbers.
Pounds of fabric in the wind-up ballerina’s tutu
Feet to the top of the Stahlbaums’ Christmas tree after it grows
Pounds of snow falls (in each performance!)
Hours volunteers by SF Ballet BRAVO members during each Nutcracker season
Soldiers (plus the Nutcracker) battle 11 mice (plus the King of the Mice)
Members of the Nutcracker orchestra
Pointe shoes used during Nutcracker season
Free Nutcracker tickets distributed through SF Ballet’s Children’s Enchantment Fund, since 1992.
Nutcracker runs December 8–27, 2022
Header Image: Scene from a San Francisco Ballet’s Passport Performance // © Gary Sexton