This year marks the Lake Erie Ballet’s 54th annual production of this time honored tradition. The Lake Erie Ballet will again host performers from Point Park and Mercyhurst University Dance Departments. On Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon, the Lake Erie Ballet Orchestra will again perform under the direction of Hugh Keelan. Joining the orchestra this year will be the Young Peoples Chorus of Erie under the direction of new Artistic Director, Gabrielle Dietrich, Ph.D.
Tickets for the Saturday, Dec. 15th 7:00 pm and the Sunday, Dec. 16th 2:30 pm performances - with orchestra – of Lake Erie Ballet 2012 Nutcracker are available (10/29) through the Erie Civic Center Box office, 452-4857 or via the internet at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are $18 / $24 / $32.