Celebrating over 50 years



The Nutcracker – Our 49th Year!


Featuring live music by the Southside Sinfonietta, conducted by Eugene Albulescu: a children’s choir; and professional guest artists on stage with PYB Dancers. Performances will be held in the beautiful, state-of-the-art Baker Hall at Zoellner Arts Center on the campus of Lehigh University, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015. Tickets will be on sale at Zoellner Arts Center Box Office in August!


Performances for school children:

  • Wednesday, December 13, 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, December 14, 9:45 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday, December 15, 10:00 a.m.

Download reservation form for seats here:  Nutcracker School Reservation Form – 2017

Performances for the public:

  • Saturday, December 16, 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 17, 2:00 p.m.

Tickets will be on sale at Zoellner Arts Center Box Office in August!




Our beautiful souvenir program will be printed again this year by Christmas City Printing in Bethlehem! If you would like to place an ad (which will help support our 49th consecutive production), please download the form below, complete, and mail with your advertisement and payment to the Ballet Guild office at 556 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018. Complete specifications with formats, sizes, and prices are included in the document.

Nutcracker Program Ad Forms 2017


Why we need your help each and every year to bring the magic of this timeless holiday classic to everyone in the Greater Lehigh Valley and how it can help your business:  Nutcracker Program Advertising Letter 2017


Thank you for your support! Email the office pyb@rcn.com; or call 610-865-0353 for more information.