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Fort Wayne Ballet, Indiana’s longest-standing professional ballet company, announces its Fall Season, entailing three productions danced by the professional company at the Arts United Center. FALL Subscriptions to the 65th Season go on sale August 11 at 12:00 PM!

Subscriptions for the 2021 Fall Season are available NOW!

To celebrate the 65th season and return of our in-person performances, be among the first to reserve your FALL Season tickets for Fort Wayne Ballet’s 2021 Fall Season: Diversions 21, Giselle, and The Nutcracker.

You’ll receive our best perks: priority seating, 10% off single ticket prices, and flexibility (if your plans change, we make it cimple to exchange your tickets).

Join the Fort Wayne Ballet family by becoming a subscriber today!

FALL Season Subscriptions are priced $115 per ticket holder and will grant access to Diversions 21Giselle, and The Nutcracker.

Subscribe TODAY!

Subscriber Benefits

Fort Wayne Ballet Subscribers enjoy the following special perks and benefits:

The Best Seats:

    • Subscribers enjoy the best seats at the best prices! Reserve your favorite seat before anyone else.


    • Subscribers enjoy hassle-free exchanges on all tickets up to 24 hours before the performance.
    • Subscribers can also convert tickets into a tax-deductible donation.


    • Subscribers never pay tickets or handling fees.
    • Subscribers enjoy discounts on additional tickets. Invite a friend and pay your subscriber rate.

Priority Pre-Sale Access:

    • Be the first to find out about special events and offers.


As you consider joining us for the 2021-2022 Season, please know Fort Wayne Ballet remains (100%) committed to undertaking any and all measures to keep our artists, staff, and audiences safe, and as we move towards our Season’s open we will be under advisement of the most up-to-date guidelines.

For additional flexibility, 2021-2022 subscribers will access complimentary ticket exchanges should they need to swap dates over the course of the season.


Fort Wayne Ballet Presents:

The Nutcracker 2021

Fort Wayne Ballet’s The Nutcracker


Overflowing with childhood wonder and holiday joy, Fort Wayne’s annual tradition – Fort Wayne Ballet’s The Nutcracker – is a family favorite!

Join Clara and her magical Nutcracker Prince as they journey to the Kingdom of Sweets in this holiday classic!

Tickets Starting at $35

For an extra special treat, we’re excited to once again have the live music of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic December 3 – 5.

The Nutcracker Partners and Sponsors
Fort Wayne Ballet thanks its “Muttcracker” partners, City of Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control and Humane Fort Wayne. Fort Wayne Ballet thanks The Nutcracker presenting sponsor Aunt Millies, and supporting performance sponsors Steel Dynamics, Peg-Perego, and Covington Travel, as well Main Stage sponsors Lincoln Financial Group, Sweetwater, Lake City Bank, 3Rivers.


  • 03 December 2021 / Fri - 7:30 PM*
  • 04 December 2021 / Sat - 2:00 PM* and 7:30 PM*
  • 05 December 2021 / Sun - 2:00 PM*
  • 09 December 2021 / Thu - 7:30 PM
  • 10 December 2021 / Fri - 7:30 PM
  • 11 December 2021 / Sat - 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
  • 12 December 2021 / Sun - 2:00 PM

Special Sensory-Friendly Performance:  DECEMBER 7 at 6:30 PM

Fort Wayne Ballet is happy to partner with the support of AWS Foundation to provide a special Sensory-Friendly Performance of The Nutcracker for families coping with sensory sensitivities. Lower sound and lighting levels, reduced special effects, designated quiet areas and remote viewing in the lobby, and trained staff on-hand to accommodate families’ needs. Tickets are free and available by calling 260.422.4226. This performance is not open to the general public.


Kris Kringle Village Marketplace — NEW in 2021!

Fort Wayne Ballet is excited to launch Kris Kringle Village as part of its festivities with The Nutcracker and to center seasonal holiday activity on the Arts Campus. The village takes its cue from traditional German Christmas Markets that fill the holidays with food, entertainment, and seasonal ornaments, gifts, and fare. The Village will open during Night of Lights and weekends during The Nutcracker find the full list of times and vendors at!

There still is a level of uncertainty about potential social distancing at the start of the season. Throughout the year, we will continue to monitor any reuirements. Thank you for your patience and understanding. You will find updates on our Health Updates.