Remember your first Nutcracker…

With snowflakes swirling, flowers twirling, a court of sweets, and a courageous girl who saves the day?

Your favorite holiday tradition, Ballet Austin’s “The Nutcracker,” is back for its 55th year in spectacular fashion, with hundreds of dancers, amazing sets and costumes, beautiful choreography by Stephen Mills, and music that will transport you, compliments of the Austin Symphony Orchestra.

Listen as company dancer Preston Andrew Patterson remembers his first Nutcracker and shares a cherished piece of his past with you!

See it for the first time—and every time—with family and friends as you celebrate the season!


This page features a ballet video titled My First Nutcracker – Preston Andrew Patterson. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include Ballet Austin. Choreography featured in this video is by .