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We hope you will join us on Wednesday, December 20th as we join in
NUTCRACKER! , Magic of Christmas Ballet
at Durham Performing Arts Center, 8pm

Talmi Entertainment has been sharing our Christmas tradition with families across North America for over 30 years of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet. The ballet company has historically been made up of the top artists from around the globe, including Ukraine, Tokyo, Italy, Russia, Kazakhstan, Poland, Germany and more.

Performers families, please note that performers will NOT be allowed to meet/greet anyone until after the show. There are very strict guidelines to ensure the safety of performers and staff.  We will have more information regarding drop off and pick up closer to the performance date. As soon as we know these things, you will know them as well.  

Tickets are available through DPAC in-person, on the phone, or through Ticketmaster. 

Casting !!

DSBPA is hosting Audition & Rehearsals

OPEN auditions on Thursday, November 2, 2023 

Check-in begins at 4:30 pm. 


Advanced registration for the audition at

Durham at Durham School for Ballet is required

Performing Wednesday, December 20, 2023 8pm

Durham Performing Arts Center


Rehearsals begin Saturday, November 4th. We have 6-weeks of rehearsal before the show, so every rehearsal is required. . 

The youth cast is at the heart of NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet. Sign up your dancer now to audition and perform with the international ensemble. The Tour features artists from Ukraine, Italy, Japan and beyond for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Perform in NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet on the biggest stage in your community this Christmas!

NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet’s unique “Dance with Us’ program brings the rare opportunity of auditioning, rehearsing, and performing with a professional, international touring ballet company in the Nutcracker and other classic story ballets to generations of American ballet students!

Learn more...

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