Ballet Vero Beach is thrilled to announce an antidote to the cancelling of Nutcracker performances across the globe this holiday season. We have produced a film of the second act of our beloved local take on the classic ballet out of doors this fall. The film will be released for free viewing to inject a healthy dose of holiday magic into our community and beyond.
Partnering with the Indian River Land Trust and The Indian River County Historical Society, the film was shot in multiple locations exclusively in Vero Beach. It features a cast of sixteen professional dancers and twelve student performers from both Riverside Theatre's dance education program and Ballet Vero Beach's own community engagement initiatives.
Behind The Scenes
Go behind the scene for insight into the making of our film starting December 24 at 7:30pm!
To view the documentary, click HERE!
Nutcracker on the Indian River will be broadcast on South Florida PBS on December 22.
WPBT will air the production from 9:00-9:30pm serving Broward County South.
WXEL will air the production from 10:30-11:00pm serving Palm Beach County North.
If you are local, simply tune into the broadcast on your above PBS station, or access the broadcast online HERE.
Nutcracker on the Indian River will be broadcast on TV-30
- December 23 from 7:00-7:30pm
- December 25 from 4:00-4:30pm
- December 27 from 7:00-7:30pm
This film is offered to our entire community for free thanks to our Nutcracker Partners. We thank them for demonstrating that, even in challenging times, the arts matter!
UnderwriterThe Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation
Quail Valley Charities
ProducersLisa H. McLaughlin
The Syde Hurdus Foundation
The Walker Family
Max and Monica Amster
Anne and Dan 32963
Gary and Colleen Bruckner
Cave Family Charitable Fund
Rohit and Kay Desai
Alan and Donna Edelstein
Finch Investment Group
The Grove and Harper Family
Besty Horn Barclay and Dennis Kass
Mark and Barbara Leigh
Roxanne M. Leighton
Stacey and Robert Lewis
The Luther Family Foundation
Marion and Terry Martin
Carla Meyer and Vin Ryan
The Minotty Family Foundation
Cindy O’ Dare and Richard Boga of Premiere Estate Properties
Ann and Tom Piper
Susan and Larry Salustro
Joanie and Dr. J. Michael Schnell
Sue and George Sharpe
Dale Sorensen Real Estate
The Stein Family Charitable Fund
Linda and Mel Teetz
Timmings Home Garden Gifts
Vero Beach Outlets
Marcelo Vilas and Suzanne Leigh
George E. Warren LLC
Georgia E. Welles
Media PartnersInside Track Almanac Magazine
Vero Beach Magazine
In Kind PartnersSpringHill Suites Vero Beach
Tim and Kelly Ward