The Nutcracker 2019

Have you ever loved a toy so much you wished it came to life?

Have you ever loved a toy so much you wished it came to life?

Island Youth’s Ballet “Excerpts from the Nutcracker” has become a cherished Mercer Island tradition and must see for all who wish to experience the holiday magic of one of ballet’s most cherished classics. Whether this is a family tradition or you are experiencing it for the first time, this holiday offering will delight your spirit and imagination like no other.

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Performance Information

  • Venue

    The Jewish Community Center
    3801 East Mercer Way
    Mercer Island
    WA 98040

  • Dates

    December 13 @7PM GREEN Cast
    December 14 @2PM RED Cast
    December 15 @1PM GREEN Cast
    December 15 @5PM RED Cast

  • Ticket Prices

    All seating is reserved.

    Early Bird Discount by 11/20/2019
      • General Admission $28.00
      • VIP Premium Seating $38.00

    Ticket Prices from 11/21/2019
      • General Admission $34.00
      • VIP Premium Seating $44.00

  • Auditorium Seating Chart

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    * Customers are not able to pick their seats. They will be provided based on availability and timing.

  • Handicapped Seating Available

    Designated check box for handicapped seating to determine assigned seating.
    Pricing same as above but designated seating area provided with wheel chair access.

  • Tax Deductible Contributions

    You can support the future of this dance program by becoming an IYB Contributing Member. As a member you secure the future of dance for children in our community providing the needed financial support required for ongoing future productions.
    IYB Foundation Donation Form »

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DVD/Blu Ray/Online Video Downloads
Available separately. Please download THIS FORM and follow the instructions.


What is your exchange/refund policy?

All ticket sale purchases for performances and events are final; there are no refunds for inclement weather, illness or transportation. Exchanges subject to availability at the Box Office 24 hrs prior to a given performance.

Is there a minimum age requirement?

All patrons, including small children sitting in laps, must have a ticket to enter the theater. All performances are appropriate for ages 4+ as long as guests are not disruptive to other patrons' enjoyment of the performance. Please be aware that anyone causing a disturbance during a performance, regardless of age, will be asked by a theater usher to leave the auditorium.

Can I buy one ticket and have my child sit on my lap?

No, everyone who attends needs to purchase a ticket.

Can I exchange my tickets? Can I get a refund?

You may exchange your purchased tickets at least 24 hours before the performance. Exchanges will be made on a basis of availability only. Exchanges are free and may be done at the beginning of dress rehearsals or at the box office prior to performances. There are no refunds for any reason.

Who are the performers?

All performers have been trained in the Royal Academy of Dance classical ballet curriculum. They are students from Island Youth Ballet and the Children’s Dance Conservatory. Many of the dancers have passed the Royal Academy of Dance vocational exams, which prepare performers in the art and discipline of classical ballet.

Professional Costume Designers, Choreographers and Theatre Technicians have been contracted to assist in creating this memorable production.

Questions? Call us at 206 275 4750

Buying DVD and Videos

You can purchase discounted DVD and online video access (1 year) prior to the first performance date. DVD's will ship 3-5 weeks after production ends