My Very First Nutcracker

Sunday, December 15, 2024 at 11 a.m.
Sunday, December 22, 2024 at 11 a.m.

California Theatre,
San Jose, CA

Concert Length
Approx. 55 minutes

Special Holiday Add-On
Not included in Subscription Packages


  • New Ballet
    Dalia Rawson, choreographer
    Symphony San Jose
    Thomas Shoebotham, conductor


  • Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker

About This Performance

My Very First Nutcracker is a special one-act presentation of The San Jose Nutcracker, ideal for families with toddlers, preschoolers, and young children.
This joyful holiday production features the festive holiday party, at which Uncle Nikola reveals his fascinating gifts. Kids will marvel at the historic San Jose Electric Light Tower rising magically above the streets of San Jose, and cheer on adorable mice and toy soldiers who compete to win a magic crown. Introduce your family to the magic of classical ballet!

The San Jose Nutcracker

NOTE: My Very First Nutcracker does not include the second act of The San Jose Nutcracker where Clara meets the Sugarplum Fairy and journeys to the Valley of Heart’s Delight.

For the complete two-act classical ballet with live orchestra visit the main Nutcracker page here.