The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

A Mankato Ballet Company Tradition

Mankato Ballet Company is thrilled to bring its full-length ballet, The Nutcracker, to the Mankato community this winter. Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they adventure through the beautiful Land of the Snow and the magical Land of the Sweets.

Mankato Ballet Company is honored to share this holiday favorite with our community and our loyal audience members.

MBC features a full performance weekend with 6 shows at various times over the weekend.  Enjoy a matinee with your children or a holiday date night at our evening shows. Regardless of when you attend the event is sure to be magical.


The Nutcracker

Location: MSU Ted Paul Theatre


Dates: December 7th – 10th

Thursday, December 7th at 7pm

Friday, December 8th at 7pm

Saturday, December 9th at 1pm and 5pm

Sunday, December 10th at 1pm and 5pm


Tickets: Purchase through the MSU Box Office

CLICK HERE to Purchase Tickets

Ticket Information:

Adult Ticket Price: $25*

Child Ticket Price: $15* (ages 12 and under)

Children 2 and under are free, but must sit on a lap

*Ticketing fee may apply for online purchases. 

*No refunds on tickets, but may contact the box office to change tickets to a different day or time. ALL exchanges are handled through the MSU box office which is open Monday-Friday from 4pm to 6pm and can be reached at 507-389-6661.