has become an annual holiday tradition in many American cities and even around the world and it may well be the most famous of all ballet productions that is performed in the United States. It is so popular that holidays are not complete without seeing THE NUTCRACKER live.

CYBT’s annual NUTCRACKER production features spectacular scenery and sets, fabulous and colorful costumes, plus of course, great dancing, making it a wonderful tradition among the families in the Grand Strand.


Thanksgiving Week-end (Full-Length Performances) a
t the Beach Church Auditorium 

November 25, Saturday at 7 PM
November 26, Sunday at 4 PM

Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

“An Afternoon with the Nutcracker Characters”
(Excerpts from The Nutcracker) at the Winyah Auditorium
Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 4 PM
Meet and Greet / Photo Opportunity
Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440

 December (Full Length Performances) at the Conway High School Auditorium
December 16, Saturday, at 7 PM

December 17, Sunday, at 4 PM
Conway High School, 2301 Church St, Conway, SC 29526

Tickets will be on sale beginning October 16. 2017


The “Mother Ginger” Celebrity / Hometown Heroes

A tradition of Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre is to cast a local celebrity or hometown hero as the character “Mother Ginger“ in the Nutcracker. Personalities who are the most respected, adored, influential, caring and/or generous community leader in the area are nominated and selected to perform.