The Nutcracker

December 8th 2023 - December 10th 2023

The Nutcracker 
December 8-10 


*Please note. To purchase official tickets to Ballet Spartanburg's The Nutcracker click the ticket link to the right or call the Converse Box office directly at 864-596-9018. Tickets purchased on 3rd party websites are not valid nor will be accepted. 

The Nutcracker with Spartanburg Philharmonic is heralded as Spartanburg’s Most Beloved Christmas Event. Celebrated for over 3 decades, with Carlos Agudelo as choreographer and director, The Nutcracker is a multi-faceted artistic jewel which captures the hearts of young and old. Each season sparkles with new choreography, additions to costumes and this season, a new Nutcracker Market located in front of Twichell Auditorium to offer families the ultimate Nutcracker fun, shopping experience with photo opportunities, hot chocolate, music and more before entering the Auditorium. Become part of the Christmas tradition with The Nutcracker. Directed by Carlos Agudelo.


Martha Graham's

Suite from Appalachian Spring

music by Aaron Copland


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Ballet Spartanburg

Carlos Agudelo, 2023 SC Governor's Award for an Individual

Ballet Spartanburg's Artistic Director, Carlos Agudelo, was awarded the South Carolina Governor's Award from the South Carolina Arts Commission on May 23, 2023, at the Chapman Cultural Center. The award was presented by Mr. David Platt, Executive Director of the South Carolina Arts Commission. "We recognize the unparalleled energy, enthusiasm, devotion and love for dance that Carlos has gifted to our community out of his passion for all to experience the arts for the past 32 years. We are overjoyed that Carlos has been recognized by the South Carolina Arts Commission, " Teresa S. Berline, Executive Director. "The South Carolina Arts Commission is an extraordinary organization in our state which promotes and advocates opportunities in the arts which values equality, access, diversity and inclusion. Ballet Spartanburg is honored by the support of the South Carolina Arts Commission and the recognition of Carlos Agudelo."

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