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The magical spirit of the season comes to life in this acclaimed production and beloved holiday favorite that sells out every year.

Tune in to view this special presentation of Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker on Rocky Mountain PBS. Join Clara and her arm of toy soldiers as they battle the Mouse King and journey to the legendary land of Sweets.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, like many performing arts organizations around the nation, Colorado Ballet is unable to perform “The Nutcracker” at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House this season, resulting in the loss of all ticketing revenue from this annual holiday production.

The Colorado Ballet is delighted to present ‘The Nutcracker’ on Rocky Mountain PBS for you to view with your family from the safety of your home,” said Colorado Ballet Director Gil Boggs. “During these challenging times, we hope that being able to enjoy this annual tradition will bring viewers joy and comfort.”

“The Nutcracker” will air on Rocky Mountain PBS on the following dates and times:

“Rocky Mountain PBS is grateful for the opportunity to share the joy of the holiday season through the honored tradition of ‘The Nutcracker,’” said Amanda Mountain, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Public Media. “Rocky Mountain Public Media is committed to supporting the arts through our ongoing programs and initiatives, and support is particularly important during this time, as arts organizations search for unique ways to engage the community.”

While Colorado Ballet is currently unable to present full-length productions in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the organization remains committed to its mission of presenting exceptional classical ballet and contemporary dance through performances, training, education and community engagement. Visit Colorado Ballet to learn more about what the organization is doing to retain its world-class dancers and staff during these challenging times.

This presentation of “The Nutcracker” on Rocky Mountain PBS is made possible by PNC Bank, with additional support provided by Genesee Mountain Foundation, Colorado Athletic Club, David and Mary Ellen Wright and the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).t

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Colorado Ballet Brings Holiday Tradition to RMPBS


December 24, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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