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@ Richmond Ballet

July 20

10:30AM-2PM @ Richmond Ballet

Escape the heat by dreaming of an enchanted snow forest and a magical Kingdom of Sweets. The Nutcracker in July open house is an opportunity for audience members, prospective students, and parents to get a behind-the-scenes look at Richmond Ballet's Canal Street home – and to purchase first choice of seats to The Nutcracker, take free classes, win prizes, and more!


  • Purchase tickets to The Nutcracker (before they go on sale to the general public) and be entered to win a post-performance backstage meet and greet
  • Get an up-close look at costumes from the production
  • Create arts and crafts with Richmond Family Magazine
  • Visit bbgb's table of children's books
  • Register for School of Richmond Ballet classes without paying the registration fee (for new students only)

See detailed schedule below for specific class/activity times.

Nutcracker in July will be held in our Richmond Ballet building located at 407 East Canal Street. Free parking is available in the Richmond Ballet lot directly next to the Ballet building (accessible from 4th Street). Street parking is also free on weekends.

Find more information about this event here!
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