Studio mirror

Dancers fly by the studio mirror as the Academy of Russian Ballet rehearses “The Nutcracker” in 2017.

The Minnesota Ballet School will put on four performances of “The Nutcracker” ballet, according to the school’s website.

The holiday ballet will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14; and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Eden Prairie Performing Arts Center, 17185 Valley View Road.

Over 100 dancers, makeup artists and stagehands will put on the ballet, the website says. It will be set to Tchaikovsky’s original score and use the original Marius Petipa choreography, the website says.

Tickets for adults are $29-35, senior tickets are $25-32, children and student tickets tickets are $20-28. The website is

Eden Teller is the multimedia reporter for Eden Prairie News. She's passionate about fostering productive conversations and empowering communities. When she's not reporting, she can be found reading a book, on a hike or tackling home improvement projects.


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