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Thanks for a great 2017! Check back in November 2018 for information about the 2018 production.

The Hartt SCHOOL Community Division presents

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker

The Magical Holiday Tradition Returns to the University of Hartford


The 2017 production of The Hartt School Community Division’s (HCD) The Nutcracker featured four professional dancers in key roles, as well as new choreography and costuming for several sections of the ballet. New York City Ballet’s Erica Pereira and Daniel Ulbricht will performed opening week (Dec. 8, 9, and 10), and Ballet Des Moines’ Eleanor Danaan and Eugeniu Cilenco will joined the production for the second week of performances (Dec. 15, 16, and 17). 

Tchaikovsky’s glorious score provides the backdrop for this full-length, family-friendly annual holiday production. Performances are held in the newly renovated Alfred C. Fuller Music Center’s Millard Auditorium at the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford.