Nashville Ballet debuts new trailer for holiday classic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 7, 2019) – Nashville Ballet’s newly released trailer for Nashville’s Nutcracker kicks off the holiday season starring Draper Witherspoon alongside a few of the Ballet’s professional Company dancers.

Just like Artistic Director Paul Vasterling’s unique version of The Nutcracker, the trailer celebrates Nashville’s rich history with locations including Phillips Toy Mart and Belle Meade Mansion as viewers get a sneak peek into the magical life of darling Clara, played by Witherspoon.

The trailer can be seen on YouTube or Facebook, and is available for download here.

Nashville’s Nutcracker will take the stage at TPAC this December with music performed live by the Nashville Symphony. Tickets start at $35 and are on sale now at

The presenting sponsor for Nashville’s Nutcracker is PNC Bank; Kimpton Aertson Hotel is the supporting sponsor.

About Nashville Ballet
Nashville Ballet is the largest professional ballet company in Tennessee. Nashville Ballet presents a varied repertoire of classical ballet and contemporary works by noted choreographers, including original works by Artistic Director Paul Vasterling. Nashville Ballet and the second company, NB2 (a pre-professional training company), provide more than 55,000 arts experiences to adults and children annually through season performances and its Community Engagement programming. Curriculum-based Community Engagement programs bring dance education to community centers, colleges, public libraries and public elementary, middle and high schools across the state. School of Nashville Ballet brings world-class dance instruction to students age 2 to 70. To learn more about the Nashville Ballet, please visit

Nashville Ballet receives public funding from Metro Arts, Tennessee Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. Contributions from local, regional and national institutional funders and community partners, as well as hundreds of generous individuals, provide ongoing support of Nashville Ballet’s mission-critical programs.