Ballerinas dancing The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

DECEMBER 27-29, 2019   |   2PM & 7PM

Virginia Ballet Company & School is proud to present this annual magical, classic holiday tradition, now in our 70th year! Experience one of the longest continual running performances of the Nutcracker in the country. Relive, or see for the first time, the magic of the Nutcracker come to life and Clara help defeat the Mouse King. Journey through the icy forest as beautiful snowflakes whirl about and then join Clara when visions of sugar plums delightfully entertain in the Kingdom of Sweets.

General Ticket Information

Spring Performance/Nutcracker

  • Adults $30 / Child (17 and under) $20 / College Student (with valid id) $20 /Senior (60 and over ) $20
  • All seats are reserved.

Single Performance Showcases (Impact, Precedence)

  • $30 – Center Orchestra; $20 – Sides Orchestra; $15 – Balcony
  • All seats reserved

Working Stage Rehearsals

  • All ages $10/ticket (general admission)
  • All seats are in the balcony.  General Admission.  No reserved seating. Seating for this performance is first come first serve. Seating is guaranteed for all patrons holding a ticket.


All tickets will have an applied ticket fee, regardless of how the ticket was obtained (on-line, pre-purchased through office staff or box office day of performance sales).


For more information, review our ticket FAQs. Please let us know if you have any specific questions about tickets by e-mailing us at

Conditions of Sale

NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. In the event of a cancellation for which there is no rescheduled date, a refund for the ticket may be issued at the option of VBC and may not include ticketing fees (i.e. ticketing fees, shipping fees, etc.). The resale of event tickets for more than its face value without the written consent of VBC is prohibited by law. With your ticket purchase you assume all risk and danger incidental to the exhibition, event, or performance whether occurring prior to, during, or after said show. With your ticket purchase you assume all risk and danger of being injured and you agree that VBC, its agents and the performers are not responsible or liable for any injuries resulting from attending the performance. No alcohol, drugs, weapons, food, or glass containers allowed. No recording devices, still camera or video cameras permitted. No transmission or aiding in transmitting any description, account, picture, or reproduction of the event, performance, or exhibition without written consent of VBC. You hereby consent to the reasonable search for alcoholic beverages, drugs, or weapons. With your ticket purchase you further consent to the use of your image or likeness incidental to any display, transmission, or reproduction of the event. VBC reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by VBC to be disorderly or who fails to comply with the terms and conditions herein.

Note: It is solely at the discretion of VBC management, that the Box Office may issue an exchange for other events or performance.  Any exchange requests must be sent in writing to with the subject line VBC Ticket Action within 1 week of the performance date/start time.