December 16-18, 2016

Ohio Dance Theatre in collaboration with Verb Ballets presents The Nutcracker. Usher in the holidays with this hallmark family tradition. The beloved ballet tells the wondrous story of the magical journey through a young girl’s imagination. Young and old alike will delight in the many special effects, including the Christmas tree which grows, dancing mice and snow falling as Clara is swept off her feet by the handsome prince on their way to the Land of the Sweets.

Friday, December 16, 7:30pm
Saturday, December 17, 7:30pm
Sunday, December 18, 2:00pm

Call Stocker Arts Center to learn about tickets to the school matinee on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 10:00am. 
Stocker Arts Center Hoke Theatre
Lorain County Community College 
1005 N. Abbe Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035.
Orchestra $40
Mezzanine $33
Children $27
Student/Senior $30 

Limited $14 seats available must call the box office for details!

Handling fees may apply

Stocker Arts Center Box Office

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Photo: Mark Horning
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Photo: Bill Naiman
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Photo: Kolman Rosenberg
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Photo: Bill Naiman
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Photo: Kolman Rosenberg

Enhance your Nutcracker Experience

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Family Night (Saturday) 
Complimentary hot cocoa and cookies are available while mingling with your favorite Nutcracker dancers immediately following the Saturday evening performance. (FREE) 
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Ladies Night Out (Saturday) 
Taste an assortment of wine and cheese. Meet the choreographer Denise Gula and learn more about the behind the scenes aspect of mounting this holiday tradition. Call the Stocker Box Office at 440-366-4040 to purchase performance ticket and add pre-show reception for just $8.00. 

Ohio Dance Theatre

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Ohio Dance Theatre celebrates its 25th year as a professional ballet based company that presents works with a strong theatrical element. Ohio Dance Theatre’s artistic goal is to encourage the growth and support of dance through the presentation of exceptional performances, instruction and educational programs that enhance the community’s quality of life. Learn more at

Verb Ballets

Verb Ballets, a contemporary ballet company, presents dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director, the company will present a season that ignites passion in the energy, beauty and athleticism of dance.

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