Nutcracker Christmas Gala

Join English National Ballet and Chelsea Ballet Schools for a magical afternoon of Christmas entertainment

19 Dec 2022

Step into Clara’s enchanted world with this spectacular adaptation of Nutcracker, performed by the talented students of Chelsea Ballet Schools alongside English National Ballet dancers and English National Ballet Philharmonic.

The Nutcracker Christmas Gala promises to be an unmissable festive afternoon with entertainment throughout the London Coliseum. Now in its 6th year, this wonderful event raises vital support for English National Ballet, helping the Company to continue bringing world-class ballet to the widest possible audience.

Please note this is a special fundraising event and not a full-length performance of Nutcracker.

Original choreography by Wayne Eagling.
New Choreography by Christine Sundt.
Based on concept by Toer van Schayk and Wayne Eagling.
Narrator/Drosselmeyer script by Christine Sundt.
Based on The Nutcracker by ETA Hoffmann.
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Design by Peter Farmer.
Lighting by David Richardson.

1 Daytime Performance Remaining
Running Time

Doors open: 2.15pm
Production begins: 3pm

Our staff are on hand to make your visit as smooth as possible and we have an Access Scheme for our audiences with a disability, a health condition, or different access needs to ensure everyone has a comfortable and enjoyable visit.

Take a look at our seating plan.

For more information, please contact the London Coliseum on 020 7845 9300 or