Feel Joy with the whole family.

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2 hours 10 minutes, including one intermission



Recommended for ages 4 and up

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21 November- 13 December 2020



His Majesty’s Theatre 

825 Hay Street

Perth, 6000



Set in a 19th century English winter wonderland, this magical, classical ballet will capture the heart and mind of the whole family as you’re transported to the wonderful world of brave toy soldiers and dancing sugar canes. Join Clara on her adventure as she battles the evil Mouse King with her Nutcracker soldier, visits the captivating Land of Sweets and revels in the iconic dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. More…

Children’s Auditions!

Have an 8 to 14 year old that’s between 120cm and 145cm in height and loves dance? Audition to be a Child Guest Artist in West Australian Ballet’s sell out season of The Nutcracker!

This audition is open to both girls and boys, with registrations required by 11.59pm Wednesday 23 September 2020 (AWST).




Critics Reviews


“If you like to see dancers and musicians in top form, delightful sets and costumes, uncomplicated, enjoyable storytelling, and appreciate leaving the theatre with a lighter heart, then don’t miss it.”

Dance Australia


“From the delicate pink tutus that transform dancers into a vine of roses, to cotton candy wigs and Arabian silks, the costumes are exquisite and are complemented by captivating sets and lighting”

The West Australian


“Throughout this enchanting performance I couldn’t stop smiling”

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Casting will be published 24 hours prior to the show.

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Choreographers: Jayne Smeulders, Sandy Delasalle & Aurélien Scannella


Set Designer: Phil R Daniels


Costume Designer: Charles Cusick Smith


Lighting Designer: Jon Buswell


Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


Musical Arranger: Michael Brett


Conductor: Jessica Gethin


Performed live with West Australian Philharmonic Orchestra