Oak Ridge Civic Ballet 2012 Production of the Nutcracker & Ticket Giveaway

The Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association (ORCBA) begins their 49th season with their annual production of Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” featuring Ashleyanne Hensley, Noel Dupuis, and Knoxville’s own Julie Cox. On Saturday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 18 at 2:00 p.m., with an encore performance designed for small children on Saturday, November 17 at 11:00 a.m. Molly Koon Quist is Artistic Director and Sharon Nicklow Cousins is Assistant Director. All performances are at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center. This is your chance to see a fantastic show at a great price!

School Show: Friday November 16, 10:00am $5 per ticket, teachers free

Encore Performance: Saturday November 17, 2:00pm $8 per ticket (great for kids!)

Main Shows: Saturday November 17, 8:00pm

Sunday Matinee November 18, 2:00pm

Ticket Prices:

$20 at the door

Seniors $15

Students $10

 Tickets are available online at, the ORNL Federal Credit Union (main branch only), or at the box office prior to each show.

If you are interested in letting your child dance with the Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association, they hold open auditions in August and need both boys and girls of all skill levels starting at age 5. They also have a spring show and will hold open auditions for that. They find a part for everyone who tries out! You can find all the information on Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association here.

Coupon Katie is giving away a family 4 pack of tickets to the Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association’s production of The Nutcracker!

One lucky Coupon Katie reader will win 4 tickets (2 adults, 2 children) to the Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association’s production of The Nutcracker show time of your choice. This giveaway will run until midnight EST Wednesday November 14th.

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  1. Donna Goforth says:

    My two oldest children have seen and love the Nutcracker. Can’t wait to take the youngest!

  2. I would love the chance to take my 6 year old daughter to see this ballet!

  3. Would love to take my kids 🙂

  4. Margaret Slattery says:

    I would take my two youngest kids and husband.

  5. My daughter loves ballet, but has never been to one. I would love to take her!

  6. i went to the Nutcracker every year growing up with my mom. I would love for a chance to take my daughters!

  7. It would be a family and holiday treat to take our 15-year old to the ballet. She’s been enrolled at Studio Arts in Rocky Hill since age 5. What a wonderful gift and opportunity for us to surprise her with!

  8. I have never seen the Nutcracker and I am 30! Would love to take my kids!

  9. I watch the nutcracker all over the east coast with my children. It was a tradition my late father and I use to have, I know continue the tradition with my kids. Since I moved to TN a few months ago I was looking for a nice to do this year since I have a toddler added to the mix, i love that they have a kids show.

  10. I would take my husband and kids.

  11. SOunds like a wonderful family event !

  12. Can’t wait to see the professional ballerinas in this year’s performance!

  13. I have never been to a live performance of the Nutcracker. I would love to share the experience with my husband.

  14. If I won, I’d take my hubby and daughter!

  15. My wife and kids would love to see this.

  16. I would LOVE to take my daughter!

  17. julinda hensley says:

    i havent seen the nutcracker in years and would love to take my kids to see it!

  18. Brandy Robinette says:

    I would love to take my fiance that has never seen the Nutcracker. I would also take my son that has only seen it once. I love the Nutcracker.

  19. As a kid we went every year, I would love to take my kids!

  20. I would take my family.

  21. I would love to be able to take my 2 children and husband to this. What a great family outing!!

  22. Audrey Kelly says:

    I use to dance with ORCBA and was in their Nutcracker production when I was younger! I would take my mother who use to be a ballet dancer and my 3 yr old who is already interested in ballet to see it!

  23. I would love to take my two girls to see the Nutcracker

  24. My grandmother, Jacob, & Emily!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. Can’t wait to take my daughter to see her first Nutcracker!

  26. Holly smith says:

    I would take my daughter. She is in ballet and loves the nutcracker on her Angelina ballerina DVD.

  27. Michelle Ruth says:

    My husband and I would love to take our only daughter, who just started taking ballet this year and whose birthday is in a couple of weeks! She’ll be double digits! 🙂 Thanks!

  28. I love The Nutcracker! It’s such a great Christmas activity

  29. I’d love to take my daughters, Abigail and Victoria to see the ballet.

  30. I’ve always wanted to see the Nutcracker!

  31. April Smith says:

    My oldest would love to see this!

  32. My girls would love to see this ballet!

  33. Brooke West says:

    Never been to anything like this, but love the music to the nutcracker!

  34. Reba Whitson says:

    Would love tickets for my daughter (a single mom who recently lost her job due to budget cuts) & her daughters who have never been to see the Nutcracker.

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