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2019 Guide to Bay Area Nutcracker Ballets

Our Annual Guide to Nutcracker performances in the San Francisco Bay area. Don’t forget the magic of meeting the dancers. Whether the event is called Sweet Dreams, Sugar Plum or Family Performance it always means the same thing, an opportunity to meet and greet costumed cast members, refreshments and perhaps a picture or two with Clara or the Mouse King.

Our list has placed the ballets in alphabetical order according to the performance city, and then in order of the dates of the performances.

Nutcracker Weekend will be December 14-15, 2019 with December 21-22, 2019 being a close second. These weekends will have the most number of performances.

Ballet Company or School Name
City
Performance Dates
Alameda Civic Ballet
Castro Valley
Dec 21-22, 2019
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Yoko’s Dance And Performing Arts
Fremont
Dec 14-15, 2019
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Berkeley City Ballet
Fremont
Dec 21-22, 2019
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Ballet Petit
Hayward
Dec 7-8, 2019
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Valley Dance Theatre
Livermore
Dec 14-15, 20-22
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Santa Cruz City Ballet
Los Aptos
Dec 14-15, 2019
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California Academy Of Performing Arts
Moraga
Dec 5-8, 2019
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Ballet Academy of Silicon Valley
Morgan Hill
Dec 20-21, 2019
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Pacific Ballet
Mountain View
Nov 22-24, 2019
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Western Ballet
Mountain View
Dec 6-8, 2019
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Rachel’s Ballet
Oakland
Dec 6-7, 2019
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Oakland Ballet School
Oakland
Dec 14-15, 2019
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Berkeley Ballet Theater
Oakland
Dec 20-22, 2019
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Oakland Ballet
Oakland
Dec 21-22, 2019
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Orinda Ballet Academy
Orinda
Dec 13-15, 2019
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Black Diamond Ballet Theatre
Pittsburg
Dec 7-8, 2019
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Ballet America
Redwood City
Dec 6 – 8, 2019
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Ramon Moreno School
Redwood City
Dec 6-8, 2019
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PBT Hip Hop Nutcracker
Redwood City
Dec 21-22, 27-28
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Peninsula Ballet Theatre
Redwood City
Dec 21-22, 27-28
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City Ballet School
San Francisco
Dec 7-8, 2019
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San Francisco Youth Ballet
San Francisco
Dec 7-8, 2019
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San Francisco Ballet
San Francisco
Dec 11-29, 2019
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Bay Ballet Academy
San Jose
Nov 30, 2019
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San Jose Dance Theatre
San Jose
Dec 6-8, 13-15
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San Jose Youth Ballet
San Jose
Dec 7, 2019
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The New Ballet
San Jose
Dec 13-15, 20-24
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Moscow Ballet
San Jose
Dec 19-20, 2019
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Ballet Folklorico Mexico Danza
San Leandro
Nov 30-Dec 1, 2019
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PBT Nutcracker Sweet
San Mateo
Dec 7-8, 14-15
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Westlake School
San Mateo
Dec 15-16, 2018
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Peninsula Youth Ballet
San Mateo
Dec 14-15, 2019
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Stapleton Ballet
San Rafael
Dec 7-8, 2019
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Marin Ballet
San Rafael
Dec 14-15, 2019
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Santa Clara Ballet Company
Santa Clara
Dec 14-15, 2019
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Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre
Santa Cruz
Dec 21-22, 2019
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Los Gatos Ballet
Saratoga
Dec 20-22, 2019
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Cardinal Ballet Company
Stanford
Dec 7, 2019
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Contra Costa Ballet Company
Walnut Creek
Nov 29-Dec 1, 2019
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Image courtesy of Oakland Ballet Company.