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Louisville Academy of Fine Arts Presents:

The Nutcracker 2023

December 8th, 9th, & 10th



LAFA is so excited to share the stage with you and your children in our 4th Annual Community Nutcracker. Nutcracker is a wonderful ballet tradition we hold close to our hearts. This year we will be returning to the Ogle Center at IU Southeast (Click on the link to check it out!). Please read the schedule carefully and take note which Cast your Child is in. During Tech week and show days at the theater, they will be called at different times and dates. All Saturday rehearsals leading up to the show require both Cast A & B.

Reminder: $125 Production Fee is due by 10/1, cash or check to LAFA.

Saturday Sept. 30th

1:00-2:30               Toy Soldiers & Mice

 2:30-3:30        Little Angels, Big Angels

3:30-4:00                          Snow Flurries



Please download our Nutcracker Guidebook for more information on Studio Production Policy, Scheduling, Performances, and General Information. All rehearsals will take place at LAFA, 4868 Brownsboro Center, 40207 between 11:00-4:00 begining 9/16/23. Your child will not be called for the entire rehearsal, we will post rehearsal updates on this page on a regular basis. There will be a Manditory Cast & Grownup Meeting on Wednesday 9/20/23 in the second floor suite. There will be no rehearsal Thanksgiving Weekend. 

Tech Rehearsals will be held at the theater Cast A Wednesday 12/6/23 – Cast B Thursday 12/7/23 from 5:00-9:00. 


  • Friday, December 8 at 7 pm (Cast A)

  • Saturday, December 9 at 2 pm (Cast B)

  • Saturday, December 9 at 7 pm (Cast A)

  • Sunday, December 10 at 2 pm (Cast B)

  • There will be a volunteer meeting on 10/21/23 from 10:00am-11:00am at LAFA in the 2nd floor suite.

  • There will be a $125 costume/production fee that is due on 10/1/23

Nutcracker Rehearsal Schedule

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Saturday Sept. 30th

1:00-2:30         Toy Soldiers & Mice 
2:30-3:30         Little Angels, Big Angels
3:30-4:00         Snow Flurries

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