From the Artistic Director

Dear Community and Friends,

It is with a heavy heart that TDC announces that the “Nutcracker in a Nutshell” will be suspended for the 2020 season.  The ongoing uncertainties of these times cannot be ignored.
Theaters are unable to book events, and it is impossible to predict what might happen in the fall. 


Our utmost priority is to create a successful fall semester, following public health guidelines and minimizing risk.  Minimizing risk both monetarily (for TDC families) and emotionally (for the kids).

This was a difficult decision to make, understanding the sentimental attachment to this tradition, milestones for students that will be missed and above all the celebration of the human spirit that we all embrace during this production.

The good news is that we will work towards a different kind of performance goal this fall. 
Much like the spring performance, we will have a “Winter Showcase”.  Dances can be worked
on during class time, and we can certainly include some Nutcracker favorites. 

TDC will energetically pursue available solutions for a performance space. 
We have tentatively set the performance date for Winter Showcase on December 19, 2020.

We are so thankful for the continued support TDC families have shown, and we know that if we keep the love alive we will have a wonderful fall season and plan for the best Nutshell ever in 2021!

Wishing you health and happiness, Ms. Anna