A Ballet 5:8 Twist on the Holiday Tradition

The Chicago South Suburbs’ Favorite Nutcracker

This December, experience Ballet 5:8’s twist on the holiday classic The Nutcracker, set in the 1940’s! Featuring Tchaikovsky’s magical score, a cast of over 100 dancers from Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, guests from the Ballet 5:8 professional company including Lead Artists Brette Benedict and Antonio Rosario, and original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager. Bring the entire family and join Emma, Uncle Abrahms, and the angel Anastasis on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas adventure that leads to the story of the first Christmas.




New Lenox, IL

Saturday, December 15 | 2PM
Saturday, December 15 | 7PM
Sunday, December 16 | 3PM

Lincoln Way West High School Fine Arts Center
21701 Gougar Road, New Lenox, IL 60451

(NEW) Valparaiso, IN

Saturday, December 1 | 4PM

Valparaiso High School Auditorium
2727 N Campbell St, Valparaiso, IN 46385


$18 Adults
$10 Children 12 and under
$15 Groups of 12 or more adult tickets at the same performance
Seating is reserved; advance purchase is recommended; click below or call 708-329-8773