As we celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends, we want to thank YOU for being a member of our audience! Right now, the dancers are hard at work perfecting Ballet Austin’s 56th annual production of THE NUTCRACKER so you can celebrate the season with your favorite holiday tradition!

This year, The Nutcracker tradition comes to a close for veteran dancer Christopher Swaim, as he enjoys his final turn as the “Cavalier” before retiring in May at the end of our 2018/19 season. Listen as Chris describes what he’s thankful for–the chance to share the joy of dance with you and the stars of tomorrow!


This page features a ballet video titled “Tis the season to be thankful…. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include Ballet Austin. Choreography featured in this video is by .