The Nutcracker 2022

Peoria Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns to the Peoria Civic Center Theater on December 10 & 11. Treat your family to this enchanting story filled with moments of laughter, magic and delight. Over 80 Peoria Ballet students, joined by professional guest artists from New York City, dance to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed by the Heartland Festival Orchestra. Kick off the holiday season with this festive treat for audiences of all ages!

Saturday, December 10th at 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Sunday, December 11th at 2 pm

Tickets are on sale now, here.

Purchase tickets at: Peoria Civic Center Box Office,, and Ticketmaster.


Spring Production 2023 – Don Quixote

Saturday, March 25 at 2 pm & 7 pm

Sunday, March 26 at 2 pm

Ticketing begins in February 2023.

Five Points Washington

These programs are partially supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council Agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Community Foundation of Central Illinois.