Rockford Dance Company and Rockford Symphony Orchestra Announce Special School Holiday Performance of The Nutcracker


Published 12/2/2015

Rockford, IL – The Rockford Dance Company and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra are providing area students with a sneak peak of our upcoming collaborative production of the classic holiday favorite The Nutcracker.

The production will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 4, 2015, at the Coronado Performing Arts Center.  Students from the Northern Illinois region will attend an hour long performance featuring the first act from the beloved ballet.

Pre-performance teaching packets for teachers designed by the RSO and RDC prepare the students for this unique experience. More than 1,200 students and chaperons are expected this year.

The full two-hour production of The Nutcracker is on Saturday, December 5th at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 6 at 3 p.m. at the Coronado Performing Arts Center.  Tickets for the performances are available online at or by calling the Rockford Symphony Orchestra box office at 815-965-0049.  Tickets prices start at $22 for adults/$7 for students