About Joffrey’s The Nutcracker
Wheeldon’s modern masterpiece rings in the holidays. Follow young Marie and the Nutcracker Prince on a whirlwind journey through the 1893 World’s Fair—a dazzling spectacle of sights, sounds and enchantment. This annual tradition celebrates the magic of the season and the rich cultural heritage of Chicago like no other.
Tickets are available for purchase at The Joffrey Ballet’s official Box Office located in the lobby of Joffrey Tower, 10 E. Randolph Street, as well as the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University box office, by telephone at 312.386.8905 or online at
The age and height parameters are strict and students who do not fall within the parameters will not be admitted into the audition.
Dancers must be available for rehearsals in October, November and December of 2019. All rehearsals are coordinated by Joffrey Ballet Masters and Joffrey staff, and will be held generally on Sundays and weekday evenings. Production week may require daytime rehearsals during the week.
Performances take place November 30-December 29 (no performance on December 25) at the Auditorium Theatre.