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    Ballet Austin: Classes

    Learn your way to physical grace with a dance class at Ballet Austin. There are so many varieties to choose among – ballet, barre, contemporary dance, hip-hop, tap, cardio dance fitness, Pilates, and more – and all taught by professional instructors. See website for details.
    $3-7 per class.
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    The Nutcracker

    Ballet Austin’s 60th annual production of this classic of dance and music features glittering sets, beautiful costumes, and live accompaniment of Tchaikovsky’s score by the Austin Symphony Orchestra.
    Dec. 20-23; Tue.-Wed., 7:30pm; Thu.-Fri., 2pm. $15-125.  
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    The Precious Present: The Jazz Element

    This new show from Tapestry celebrates Austin dance, vocal, and music artists – including Anuradha Naimpally, China Smith, Kelly Bach, Sharon Marroquin, Nagavalli, Olivia Chacon, Jun “Sunny” Shen, Jesse Berry, Denisha Nicholas, and Tapestry Dance director Acia Gray. Bonus: Live jazz from Austin Kimble (piano), Dylan Jones (bass), and Masumi Jones (drums).
    Dec. 17-18. Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $35.  
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    The Watchmaker's Song

    Inspired in part by the original tale The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by German Romantic-era author E.T.A. Hoffmann, this story centers on Clara, a quiet, kind, thoughtful young woman, in her journey of empowerment and self-discovery. Presented as an immersive theatrical show by Austin's own Ventana Ballet.
    Thu.-Sat., Dec. 15-17, 6:30 & 8:30pm. $40-60.  

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