Fri, Dec 8, 10 am

One performance Only

Take your students Behind the Curtains for a special performance of Madison Ballet’s Nutcracker, with a cast of 150 local dancers and live music from the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra.


Public, private and home schools are eligible.
Minimum group size: 10 tickets.
Home schools: Limit of one adult per family.
Physical tickets are not mailed for this performance.
You will receive an email confirmation of your order.

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This exciting program blends classical dance, music, and literature into an unforgettable arts experience for students of all ages.



The magic unfolds for students with a pre-performance study guide. At the performance, Artistic Director, W. Earle Smith provides commentary.

Behind the Curtains is more than a field trip, it is an unforgettable experience for students of all ages. Questions? Email our Behind the Curtains coordinator at