The Nutcracker

  • Dance

A magical family adventure

Costumes plucked from the most gorgeous chocolate box; Tchaikovsky’s score to transport you to a land of dreams; and a story lifted straight from the pages of a classic fairy tale.

We follow Clara on a journey through the worlds of her imagination, as she drifts off to sleep on Christmas Eve. She meets the dashing Nutcracker Prince, takes on the larger-than-life Rat King, and is whisked into the luscious land of sweets by the Sugar Plum Fairy!

This winter, banish the dark skies and enjoy a visual feast as we take you and your family on a fantastical adventure. With choreography by Scottish Ballet founder Peter Darrell, and live music played by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra, this ever-popular ballet is the perfect Christmas treat.

Find the latest government guidance and check the protection level for this area regarding coronavirus here.

Please note: Our temporary seating plan ensures at least 2 metres of social distancing around every seat. Seats can be booked online in sets of 1, 2, 3 or 4. If you are unable to book the required number of seats for your party or need to book multiple ticket types (Standard & Under 26), please contact our Box Office on 01463 234234 (open Thu to Mon, 10 – 6 + Tue/Wed 11-3). We will do our very best to accommodate everyone we can.

Dates + Times