Nutcracker By the Numbers
Explore Nutcracker a New Way
How many pointe shoes SF Ballet goes through during Nutcracker? How tall is the Christmas tree? Click through the numbers below to explore Nutcracker by the numbers.
Pounds of fabric in the wind-up ballerina’s tutu
Feet to the top of the Stahlbaums’ Christmas tree after it grows
Pounds of snow falls (in each performance!)
Hours volunteers by SF Ballet BRAVO members during each Nutcracker season
Soldiers (plus the Nutcracker) battle 11 mice (plus the King of the Mice)
Members of the Nutcracker orchestra
Free Nutcracker tickets distributed through SF Ballet’s Children’s Enchantment Fund, since 1992.
Nutcracker returns to the War Memorial Opera House this season! Catch the holiday classic from December 10–30, 2021. Tickets on sale now!
Header Image: Scene from a San Francisco Ballet’s Passport Performance // © Gary Sexton