IT’S ALL ABOUT THE MAGIC  – Drosselmeyer Magic

High Point Ballet celebrates over thirty seasons of The Nutcracker. 

Evening Performances December 17, 18, 7:30pm

Matinee December 19, 2pm

Land of the Sweets December 19, 2pm

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With the magic of Drosselmeyer, Clara’s dream comes to life in the holiday tradition of the story of The Nutcracker. Swirling with heroic toy soldiers, sword-fighting mice, and the glittering Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, the classic ballet is beautifully presented through the choreography of award-winning Artistic Director Gary Taylor, award-winning set designer Howard Jones, and lighting by award-winning designer Craig Stelzenmueller.

Nutcracker 2020 – The Year of Innovation

The impact of the pandemic on the performing arts world was unprecedented n 2020. High Point Ballet took on the challenge of performance, converting all choreography to comply with social distancing guidelines, providing proper PPE to all dancers and staff, and implementing strict sanitizing and screening policies. The dedication and measures led to the live broadcast of the the performance worldwide.


High Point Ballet partnered with The High Point Theatre to live stream its first ever covid compliant Nutcracker Season Dec 18-20, 2020 from the High Point Theatre.

A note about the 2020 production:
Performing within the NC Directive guidelines, High Point Ballet was committed to bringing the same high quality production to the stage while ensuring the implementation of procedures for the safety and well-being of all cast and crew through choreography, staging and masks. High Point Theatre equaled that commitment to the safety and well-being of all with social distancing guidelines, and approved sanitizing procedures.