Alyssa Schilke and Corebelle Kennedy perform in the flower scene of The Nutcracker

After its landmark opening year earning universal critical acclaim, Michael Pink’s The Nutcracker: Drosselmeyer’s Imaginarium is back and more magical than ever!

Journey into the Imaginarium to experience the wonder of the holidays. Students of the Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy join the Company on stage, while the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.

Subscription packages are available to renew and purchase now. Single tickets will go on sale in July.

Production Trailer

"[Milwaukee Ballet's] status among the nation's top-tier ballet companies is firmly sealed with one of the grandest Nutcrackers of all"

- Chicago Tribune 2023

Show Times and Details

This production will be performed at Marcus Performing Arts Center.

Subscription renewals go on sale March 5, with new subscriptions and single ticket on-sales to come.

Saturday, December 7, 2024 - 2:00pm

Saturday, December 7, 2024 - 7:30pm

Sunday, December 8, 2024 - 1:00pm

Wednesday, December 11, 2024 - 6:00pm (SENSORY-FRIENDLY)

Friday, December 13, 2024 - 7:30pm

Saturday, December 14, 2024 - 2:00pm

Saturday, December 14, 2024 - 7:30pm

Sunday, December 15, 2024 - 1:00pm

Thursday, December 19, 2024 - 7:30pm

Friday, December 20, 2024 - 7:30pm

Saturday, December 21, 2024 - 2:00pm

Saturday, December 21, 2024 - 7:30pm

Sunday, December 22, 2024 - 1:00pm

Sunday, December 22, 2024 - 6:30pm

Monday, December 23, 2024 - 7:30pm

Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - 1:00pm

Student Matinees

three kids, sit amazed, at the student matinee of The Nutcracker

Milwaukee Ballet is proud to offer three discounted student matinee performances for The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty for the 2024/25 Season.

This opportunity is exclusively for public, private, and home-schooled student groups.

Sensory-Friendly Performance

two audience members enjoying the sensory friendly performance of The Nutcracker

The 2024/25 Season will mark the 9th annual presentation of The Nutcracker Sensory-Friendly performance. This adapted performance is made for children, families, and individuals with autism or other sensory processing needs.

Production Team