The parts have been cast, the costumes fitted, and rehearsals are underway for Austin’s favorite holiday tradition, “The Nutcracker,” presented by the Georgia B. Lucas Foundation Fund.

Peek backstage as we prepare for the 55th edition of this seasonal classic, featuring live accompaniment of Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable score by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Then get ready to relive the magic–or experience it for the first time–with your family and friends this holiday season. Dec. 8-23 at the Long Center. Tickets starting at $15!

This page features a ballet video titled “The Nutcracker”: Your peek backstage!. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include Ballet Austin. Choreography featured in this video is by .