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Utah holiday arts guide: 'The Nutcracker' is only the beginning
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'The Night Before Christmas'

Salt Lake Dance Center & Ballet Jeunesse will present "The Night Before Christmas." A young girl's Christmas party turns into a magical dream. Visit arttix.org for information.

When • Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5-6, 7 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $12; visit bit.ly/1ffrVmc

Ballet West's 'Nutcracker'

Ballet West rings in the holidays in grand style with its annual holiday tradition, "The Nutcracker." The story tells of a Christmas party at which little Clara, daughter of the house, receives the gift of a nutcracker from her mysterious uncle. After the party, she falls asleep and dreams of snow castles, sugarplums and her nutcracker, which has turned into a handsome prince. Ticket information available at arttix.org or at 801-355-ARTS.

When • Friday-Saturday, Dec. 6-7, Thursday -Saturday, Dec. 12-14, and Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7, and Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 14-15, 2 p.m.

Where • Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Visit bit.ly/GzqKSB

Christmas Around the World

This dazzling display of folk dance and music includes a cast of more than 200 dancers, singers and musicians in colorful costumes, united by the message of peace on Earth. Tickets are available through the Marriott Center Ticket Office, 801-422-2981, or at arts.byu.edu/?s=christmas+around+the+world.

When • Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7, 2 p.m.

Where • Marriott Center, 500 E. University Parkway, Provo

Tickets • $15-$20

Ballet West Sugar Plum Party

The magic of "The Nutcracker" continues after the performance ends. Directly after the 2 p.m. matinee performances, join the Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends onstage for punch, cookies and the opportunity to have your picture taken with the artists. Sugar Plum Party tickets may be purchased with "Nutcracker" performance tickets. Visit arttix.org for information.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7, Sunday, Dec. 15, Friday through Monday, Dec. 20-23, Thursday, Dec. 26, and Saturday, Dec. 28, 4:15 p.m.

Where • Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Visit bit.ly/18GteXp

SB Dance — WTF! Fundraiser

SB Dance's annual fundraiser includes a selection from family-owned wineries, seasonal food from local chefs, an up-close and slightly dangerous performance by SB Dance, plus a lounge atmosphere where you can chat with pals or charge up your disco boots and groove to clickety-clack by DJ Tidy. Visit arttix.org for information.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $50; visit bit.ly/1iIodS2

Graduate Thesis Concert

Original works by third-year MFA students in the University of Utah College of Fine Arts' Department of Modern Dance, including a collaborative piece led by guest artist Raja Kelly.

When • Thursday, Dec. 5, 5:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7, 7:30 p.m.

Where • University of Utah Marriott Center for Dance, 330 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $12; free with U. of U. student ID; visit http://www.kingtix.com

Academy of Ballet Arts of South Jordan

The Academy of Ballet Arts will present its production of "The Nutcracker." Tickets can be purchased at the Academy of Ballet Arts (10512 S. Redwood Road) and at the door. For information, call 801-907-5731 or visit http://www.aba-studios.com.

When • Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 5-7, and Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 9-10, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7, 2 p.m.

Where • South Hills Middle School, 13508 S. 4000 West, Bluffdale

Tickets • $6

Ririe-Woodbury Dance

Ririe-Woodbury will present "Momentum," a concert that highlights the talents of outstanding former dancers, many of whom are now well-regarded educators and artists throughout the country. Visit arttix.org for information.

When • Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 12-14, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 14, 3 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $35; visit bit.ly/HwYRes

Imagine Ballet Theatre

Imagine Ballet Theatre will present its sixth annual performance of the holiday classic "The Nutcracker." Visit smithstix.com for information.

When • Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14, and Friday, Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 21, 2 p.m.

Where • Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden

Tickets • $12-$25; visit bit.ly/1aqxhKr

Ballet Ensemble

Guest choreographers and ballet faculty present an evening of dance works with a variety of dance styles. This season's performance will include pieces from Paquita and Shayla Bott's "Weaker." Visit kingtix.com for information.

When • Thursday, Dec. 12, 5:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 14, 2 p.m.

Where • University of Utah Marriott Center for Dance, 330 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $12; visit bit.ly/17FEEiE

Mountain West Ballet

Mountain West Ballet announces its annual performance of "The Nutcracker." To purchase tickets or for more information, visit http://www.MountainWestBallet.org or call 801-572-6222.

When • Friday-Saturday, Dec. 13-14, Monday, Dec. 16, and Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 19-21, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 21, 2 p.m.

Where • Eastmont Middle School, 10100 S. 1300 East, Sandy

Tickets • $8-$14

Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra

The Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra will present "The Nutcracker" with Ballet Utah at the Thanksgiving Point Show Barn. Visit thetso.org or call 801-210-2466 for tickets.

When • Monday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Tickets • $10; $25 family pass; visit thetso.org/tickets

Ballet West's 'Nutty Nutcracker'

Join Ballet West for its annual spoof on this holiday favorite. Enjoy all of your favorite music and characters in a whole new way. A new production each season, this program is full of fun surprises. Visit arttix.org for information.

When • Tuesday, Dec. 31, 7 p.m.

Where • Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Visit bit.ly/1bm9V7W

"The Nutcracker" is only the beginning.
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