Join English National Ballet and Chelsea Ballet Schools for a magical afternoon of Christmas entertainment at the Nutcracker Christmas Gala.
Step into Clara’s enchanted world with this spectacular adaptation of Nutcracker, performed by the talented students of Chelsea Ballet Schools alongside English National Ballet dancers and English National Ballet Philharmonic.
The Nutcracker Christmas Gala promises to be an unmissable festive afternoon with entertainment throughout the London Coliseum. Now in its 5th year, this wonderful event raises vital support for English National Ballet, helping the Company to continue bringing world-class ballet to the widest possible audience.
Please note this is a fundraising event and not a full-length performance of Nutcracker.
Doors open: 2.15pm
Production begins: 3pm
Duration: 2 hours
Original choreography by Wayne Eagling. New Choreography by Christine Sundt. Based on concept by Toer van Schayk and Wayne Eagling. Narrator/Drosselmeyer script by Christine Sundt. Based on The Nutcracker by ETA Hoffmann. Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Design by Peter Farmer. Lighting by David Richardson.