Keller Auditorium

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

Choreography by George Balanchine | Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

12 performances feature the OBT Orchestra

Are you a group of 10 or more? Call for special group rates: 503.222.5538

Audio Described 

OBT offers audio-described performances for patrons with blindness or low vision, or anyone interested in listening to a live narration of select performances.

Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) will be available for patron use during two performances of December’s run of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®. Patrons wanting to experience the performance through verbal description of the action on stage, including choreography, story line, scenery and costumes, will be able to pick up a hand-held device on a first-come, first-served basis from the coat check area before the Dec. 14, 7:30pm performance and the Dec. 15, 2:00pm performance. Neck loops for use with hearing aids and cochlear implants with a “T” switch (telecoil) are also available. Please bring ID when checking out a hearing device. Supplies are limited.


The Keller Café will be serving dinner prior to the evening performances of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®. Make your reservations today!

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