On Christmas Eve 1944, the audience at San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House experienced the American premiere of Nutcracker. An instant sensation, the ballet launched a national holiday tradition.

This holiday season, join us as the lights dim, the music soars, snowflakes swirl, flowers dance, and a little girl dreams about a whole new world in a Nutcracker that is as unique as it is magical. And it’s only at SF Ballet.

Dec 13 – Dec 30, 2017


This page features a ballet video titled San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include San Francisco Ballet. Choreography featured in this video is by .