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The Nutcracker ballet will be at the Renaissance Theatre Dec. 10 and 11.

MANSFIELD -- Join in on the fun with your family this holiday season and attend Richland Academy’s Nutcracker Ballet, presented by the Renaissance Theatre.

The Nutcracker Ballet will be held at the Renaissance Theatre in downtown Mansfield on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 11 at 2:30 pm.

This production will be the sixth annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet from Richland Academy of the Arts. Attendees, young and old alike, will be enchanted by this traditional portrayal of The Nutcracker through beautiful classical dance, stunning fairytale scenery, vibrant theatrical staging, and the captivating musical score of Tchaikovsky.

Tickets are available now through the Renaissance Theatre website, All seating is general admission and seating is limited. All attendees ages 12+ are required to wear a facial mask and show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of attending a performance. 

VIP Tickets will also be available to purchase through Richland Academy at 419-522-8224. VIP Ticket holders will have access to a pre-show VIP party on December 10 from 5 to 6:45 p.m. in the Renaissance Ballroom for a cocktail party, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and more. Food selections for this event are sponsored by The Vault Wine Bar and Bake My Day.

Each VIP ticket holder will receive a special gift from Richland Academy’s sponsors and have access to VIP seating in the Renaissance Theatre during the show. This VIP Event is for those 21+. VIP tickets are $55 and can only be purchased by contacting Richland Academy at 419-522-8224. Tickets are limited. VIP Tickets must be purchased by December 3, 2021.

For more information, call Richland Academy at 419-522-8224 or visit

“Richland Academy… where anyone can explore the artist within,” located at the corner of 4th and Walnut St. was founded in 1991 and is supported by the Ohio Arts Council.

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