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*SOLD OUT* Charlottesville Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker

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Historic Academy Theatre
$15 – $75
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The Charlottesville Ballet Presents:

The Nutcracker


Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 – 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.



Sweeten your holiday season with Lynchburg’s Nutcracker!  Local dancers join Charlottesville Ballet’s professional company onstage with live music by the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra. Join Clara and her magical Nutcracker doll for a journey through Lands of Snowflakes and Sweets in the enchanting 90-minute performance that’s sure to delight the entire family!


Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts production





Tier 3 Seats: $20.00 Adult / $15.00 Child/Student/Senior/Military

Tier 2 Seats: $45.00 Adult / $40.00 Child/Student/Senior/Military

VIP All-Inclusive Tier 1 Tickets:  $75.00 Adult, $70.00 Children


VIP Tickets Include:



[All-Inclusive VIP event after 2:00pm performance]

Your child can experience the magic of “The Nutcracker” after the 2:00pm performance by taking a ballet class onstage with Clara and her friends! Perfect for boys and girls ages 3-8, participants learn introductory ballet steps and have photo opportunities with the dancers while adults enjoy a holiday cocktail toast with artists from Charlottesville Ballet.



Pre-Show Drinks & Discussion [All-Inclusive VIP event at 6:00pm before 7:00pm evening performance]

Enrich your family experience and join us for a pre-performance lecture to have a holiday cocktail and meet the artists.  Join us at 6:00pm to get behind the scenes of “The Nutcracker” with a 30-minute introduction to the performance including discussions of choreography, music, and the process of bringing ballet to the stage.


To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.


Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 – 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.


Become a Member of the Academy Center of the Arts today and get exclusive access and advanced notice for upcoming Academy Presents performances and events! Learn more about Academy Membership here.


For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.



Community Partners:


Central Virginia Ballet, Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, Cantate Children’s and Youth Choir

Land of the Snowflakes inspired by Massanutten Resort

This performance is made possible by the Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation




Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map above shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.


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Please note: If attending an event or performance after 5pm or on weekends, Lot 2 (Pacific Life Lot) and Lot 12 (Regional Business Alliance) are free and open to for public use. We suggest utilizing these lots, which are closest to the Academy Center of the Arts and within walking distance.





All ticket sales are final. There will be NO REFUNDS or exchanges for purchased tickets.

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Our delivery methods are as follows:

Print at home: This option allows you print your tickets at home or access them on a mobile device via email.

Regular Mail: For an additional fee, your tickets will be mailed to you ahead of the event.

Box Office: You may stop by our Box Office, Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm, and have us print your tickets for you.

All tickets for this show will be sold through academycenter.org and our ticketing system. Please do not use third-party resellers, as we do not contract with them. Should you use a reseller, the Academy Center of the Arts will not be liable for any issues with your purchase.

All ticket sales are subject to a Historic Theatre Restoration Fee and credit/debit card processing fees.

Historic Academy Theatre
$15 – $75