During this time of year, the story of The Nutcracker is likely to be discussed during your classes. Your students will probably see or participate in a production, and, even if they do not, it is an important piece of ballet history that should be shared! 

Here are some great Nutcracker resources for your use:

PBS Nutcracker Lesson Plan

Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker Resource Pack

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Nutcracker Resource Guide

NYU’s Nutcracker Resource Page for Arts Educators

Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker Study Guide

PBS Nutcracker Themed Educational Video for Preschool

Barbie Nutcracker Resources

The National Ballet of Canada Study Guide

Inland Pacific Ballet Nutcracker Study Guide

Ballet Theater of Lancaster Nutcracker Study Guide

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