Purchase Tickets

General Admission – $24
General Admission + Flowers – $32 (includes a small bouquet of mixed flowers)
Students (18 and under) – $18
EMCC Students – Free!*

*EMCC Students must reserve tickets online AND bring Student ID to Will Call. Students without ID will be expected to pay General Admission for entry. Unreserved EMCC Tickets will not be available at the door. 

Join Southwest Ballet Theatre for a West Valley holiday tradition;
Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker!

Thursday, December 12, 7pm

Friday, December 13, 7pm 

Saturday, December 14, 7pm

Sunday, December 15, 2pm

We are excited to bring you our 5th annual performance of Tchaikovsky’s full length ballet The Nutcracker under the artistic direction of Melissa Zervas Hahne, with choreography and staging by Daniel Baudendistel. The Nutcracker takes place at Estrella Mountain Community College’s Performing Arts Center, located at 3000 North Dysart Rd in Avondale.

Will call opens an hour before performance time and the house opens 30 minutes before the performance. Online ticket sales end 12 hours prior to show time, however tickets are available for purchase at the door. 


TEACHERS: Use code FRIENDS2019 and receive up to 2 tickets at the special price of $18 each. Must bring ID to Will Call to claim reduced price tickets. 

STUDENTS: Bring your friends! Purchase as a group of 10 or more and pay $14/ticket by using student bulk discount code NUTCRACKER19. Minimum 10 tickets must be purchased, students must be ages 18 or under. 

SWBT’s Nutcracker is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.