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.

Now in its 5th year, this wonderful fundraising event showcases the skills and talent of Chelsea Ballet Schools’ pupils while raising vital funds to support English National Ballet’s mission to bring 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 Ruth Brill.
Based on concept by Toer van Schayk and Wayne Eagling.
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