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Tickets to Ballet Des Moines' The Nutcracker On-Sale Oct. 24

October 16, 2014

We are just a few weeks into fall, but Ballet Des Moines is already thinking about the holidays and the classic ballet, The Nutcracker at Hoyt Sherman Place, Dec. 11-14, 2014.

Tickets to The Nutcracker go on sale Friday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Hoyt Sherman Place Box Office, 1501 Woodland Ave., Des Moines, or online at HoytSherman.org. Tickets are $23 and up.

Ballet Des Moines’ The Nutcracker, now in its 13th year, is based on the 1892 classic and features more than 300 local student dancers performing alongside Ballet Des Moines’ professional dancers. With choreography by artistic director Serkan Usta and ballet mistress Lori Grooters, The Nutcracker remains one of the most beloved holiday classics at ballet companies worldwide.

Showtimes are as follows: Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m.

This is Ballet Des Moines’ third season as a resident ballet company. The Wizard of Oz completes the 2014-15 season April 4, 2015 at the Des Moines Civic Center.

About Ballet Des Moines

Ballet Des Moines is a private non-profit organization based in West Des Moines, Iowa. Under the artistic direction of Serkan Usta, Ballet Des Moines launched its first professional ballet company in 2012, offering additional training opportunities for young dancers and an expanded performance season. Ballet Des Moines exists to enrich lives in Greater Des Moines by delivering excellence in the performing arts and providing the highest level of dance education in the region. Visit balletdesmoines.org, “like” us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @BalletDM to learn more.