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Best Holiday & Christmas Shows in Rochester

World Ballet Series - The Nutcracker at Mayo Civic Center Presentation Hall

World Ballet Series - The Nutcracker

Made up of a talented company of international artists and performers, the World Ballet Series' mission is to revive the dazzling art of grand ballet, with high production values, including glittering sets and costumes. Don't miss their wonderful version of the traditional festive ballet, coming to a venue near you this holiday season!

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Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet at Rochester Auditorium Theatre

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet

Featuring spectacular sets and beautifully costumed dancers, the Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet is an annual treat for the whole family. Whimsical and imaginative storytelling blends with the richness of classical dance, dazzling costumes, soaring birds, giant puppets and a grand stage design to make this particular Nutcracker a unique holiday treat not to be missed!

State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine - The Nutcracker at Kodak Center

State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine - The Nutcracker

One of Europe's most acclaimed and sought-after ballet companies, the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, led by Artistic Director and Bolshoi alum Andrey Litvinov, is committed to upholding and presenting ballet's biggest masterpieces to audiences across the world. As part of their 2024/25 season, the company is touring across North America once more, bringing you a world-class ballet experience. Don't miss this talented, 55-strong cast as they perform The Nutcracker this holiday season!