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October – December 2020

Program Components

  • Six virtual movement-based workshops
  • Classroom teacher professional development session
  • Virtual program for remote learning

$350 per class


The Nutcracker Project is designed to promote individual and group artistic expression inspired by themes, choreography, and music from George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®. NYCB Teaching Artists and classroom teachers engage students in virtual interdisciplinary workshops and lessons that have been adapted for remote learning.

Students and their families will be invited to a virtual performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®. The curriculum focuses on active art-making, collaboration, and critical reflection through poetry and creative movement.

For more information about bringing The Nutcracker Project to your school, please email education@nycballet.com

The Nutcracker Project

A look at The Nutcracker Project, a school residency program designed to encourage and showcase the artistic expression of students through exposure to New York City Ballet.

"I love this program. It merges art and literacy and builds student confidence and creativity."

3rd Grade Teacher, Brooklyn

A look at The Nutcracker Project