The Nutcracker

Snowflakes and Sugar Plums and a Mouse King! Oh, my!

Northeastern Illinois University

  • Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 7:00pm

  • Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 1:00pm

  • Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 5:00pm

"Grand sets, costumes and a full-length realization of Clara's journey to a magical land." –Beacon News

The Ruth Page Civic Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” returns to NEIU to kick off the holiday season with three performances! Originally presented in the Arie Crown Theatre from 1965 until 1997, this performance recreates Ruth Page’s beloved original full-length staging. Exquisite dancing, world-renown guest artists, stunning costumes and magical settings in the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of the Sweets, “The Nutcracker” promises holiday joy for children of all ages!

Guest Artists:

Jennifer Goodman
Sugar Plum Fairy

Kathleen Darley
Snow Queen

Tom Mattingly
Sugar Plum/Snow Cavalier


Northeastern Illinois University Auditorium
Fine Arts Building
Enter at 3701 W. Bryn Mawr
Parking in Lot F


Treat your family to a magical "Tea with Clara" on Sunday, Dec 7 from 3:15-4:45 PM! Your price for the "Tea with Clara" ticket includes admission to one of the two Sunday performances. For complete details, please click on the link at the bottom of the page.


Season Sponsors:

David and Lynn Kravis Family Foundation
Ruth Page Dance Series at NEIU
Northeastern Illinois University
NIB Foundation

Price: $25 Adults/$20 Seniors, Students and Children under 12

• To purchase tickets securely online, please CLICK HERE
or call the NEIU Box Office at 773-442-4630
• For information and to purchase "Tea with Clara" event tickets, please CLICK HERE

For additional information, please call the Ruth Page Center for the Arts at 312-337-6543.