Ballet 180 Presents Nutcracker Sweets, Dec 16th

On Saturday, December 16 at 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm, Ballet 180 presents Nutcracker Sweets, a fun and fresh take on the classic story that combines live dance with delicious desserts for audience members to enjoy. The show will take place at Rosemont College’s Rotwitt Theater of the McShain Performing Arts Center.

Featuring professional dancers and students from Ballet 180’s affiliated school, this entertaining take on the Nutcracker’s Land of Sweets is sure to delight fans of all ages as dreamy dancing delights come to life to the familiar sounds of the Nutcracker in a swinging, big band style performance. In the usual contemporary style of Ballet 180, the show blends a wide variety of dance into an entertaining mix of everything from classical ballet to tap dancing soldiers and hip hopping tea dancers.

Audience members are encouraged to arrive a half-hour before the show for story time and photos with the Sugarplum Fairy. Tickets are available online ( at or at the door for an additional $5 per ticket. $35 for VIP (front section), $25 for VIP Student, $20 VIP Child,  $25 for general admission, $20 for students (with current ID) and seniors, and $15 for children (12 and under).