The Hampton Ballet Theatre School Presents the 14th Annual production of The Nutcracker


The Hampton Ballet Theatre School (HBTS) is excited to present their fourteenth annual production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker. The performances will be staged Friday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, December 2 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 3 at 2:00 p.m. at Southampton High School, 141 Narrow Lane, Southampton.

Advance ticket prices range from $25-$45 and day of performance ticket prices range from $30-$50.. Premium and orchestra seating is available at rates for both children (under 12 years of age) and adults. Group rates for all performances are available for groups consisting of 10 or more people. A student rate of $15 on the day of performance, only, can be purchased with a student ID.

The ballet is choreographed by the director of HBTS, Sara Jo Strickland, It features beautiful costumes designed and hand sewn by Yuka Silvera, Sara Jo Strickland, and Kate McManus. Lighting design is by Ron Esposito. HBTS’ Pro Student Level 8 advanced dancers will all dance featured roles with special guest artists from New York City.

Maya Leathers will dance the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy, partnered by guest artist James Monroe Stevko. Summer Lillie and Avery McCleland will share the role of Snow Queen, partnered by Amar Smalls. Dew Drop will be shared by Olivia Quinn and Leila Genender, partnered by Allesio Crognale Roberts. Lauren Rosario will be sharing the role of Arabian Princess with Avery McCleland, both partnered by Mr. Smalls.

Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s Nutcracker will enchant those of all ages. The students of HBTS transport the audience to a land where angels, snowflakes and flowers dance while Clara saves the Nutcracker Prince from the evil Mouse King. The Nutcracker conjures holiday cheer for all, while celebrating in the Land of Sweets. Do not miss this extraordinary holiday event! The fourteenth annual HBTS Nutcracker is sponsored by Bridgehampton Chiropractic, Channing Daughters Winery and Bell & Anchor restaurant. To reserve tickets in advance call 888-933-4287 or go to For more information please email Photos by Kyle Froman.