nutcrackerSaratoga City Ballet is pleased to announce it will present its annual Nutcracker Act II “The Land of the Sweets” by Artistic Director Vanessa Viscusi on Saturday, December 17th at 6pm and Sunday, December 18th at 2 pm at the Saratoga Springs High School Loewenberg Auditorium. This is Saratoga City Ballet’s 23rd production of the Nutcracker and will feature dancers from 4-18 years, making it a perfect holiday treat for audiences of all ages. 

 The production begins with Angels leading Clara into the Land of Sweets where they are greeted by the Sugar Plum Fairy and her court.  The story of the daring battle against the mice is retold and the whole kingdom rewards Clara with a celebration of dances from around the world. Sweets from faraway lands entertain Clara, and the Sugar Plum Fairy performs a special dance in her honor.

Tickets for both performances are available at the door or at and are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. There will also be a cash raffle. First prize will be $300, and the second prize $150. The drawing will be held at the Sunday performance  – you don’t need to be present to win. For information or to purchase tickets for the cash raffle only, contact or call 584-1895.

About Saratoga City Ballet
The Saratoga City Ballet Company is a not-for-profit organization providing serious dance students with opportunities to participate in professional quality productions. SCB strives for a high level of artistic achievement and to inspire and promote developing young dancers. For more information or to register for classes call (518) 584-1895, visit or email