Make your way to the Lake Charles Rosa Heart Theatre to see the legendary holiday story of The Nutcracker, presented by the Lake Area Ballet Theatre. As noted by the dance theatre, the timeless ballet production is a tradition in Lake Charles that began in 1963 by the Lake Charles Ballet Society (LCBS) under the leadership of Mrs. Ida Winter Clarke.

A whimsical story that never grows old about a brave toy, The Nutcracker, who comes to life on Christmas Eve. He befriends a girl, Clara, and together, they embark on a magical journey in a world filled with dancing snowflakes and colorful characters in breathtaking costumes. Whether young or old, this enchanting ballet classic will capture your imagination and instill an appreciation of theatre and dance.

Let's keep the tradition of this beloved holiday classic featuring an all-local cast going. See it with friends and family and make new Christmas memories!

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