"The Nutcracker" Comes to East Texas

Looking to get into the Christmas spirit? We have just the event for you. The celebrated holiday ballet "The Nutcracker" is in Tyler this weekend.

Eleven teenagers from the Tyler Junior College's Academy of Dance will play the role of the snowflakes this year.   The dancers say they're excited about this year's performance.

You can check out "The Nutcracker" through December 8th. You can see the show at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. December 7th. There's also a 2:00 p.m. matinee show December 8th. The matinee on Sunday is a special abbreviated children's performance. It all takes place at Wise Auditorium on the TJC campus. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for kids under 12.

You can call 510-2672 for other ticket information. Dancers from the New Mexico Ballet Company are also featured in "The Nutcracker".