11th Annual
Goldstar National
Award

The 11th Annual
Goldstar National Nutcracker
Award Goes to…

Nutcracker Rouge: A Baroque Burlesque Confection
Theatre XIV
Brooklyn, NY

2017 Nominees

Modern Adaptation of Classic Nutcracker Tale
Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
Redondo Beach, CA
Russian Ballet Stars Come to San Jose for The Nutcracker
San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
San Jose, CA
Joffrey Ballet Performs The Nutcracker
Auditorium Theatre
Chicago, IL
Long Beach Ballet's The Nutcracker With Full Symphony Orchestra
Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Terrace Theater
Long Beach, CA
A Ballet-Free Adaptation of The Nutcracker
Chopin Theatre Mainstage
Chicago, IL
The Nutcracker With Sets & Costumes by Lion King Designer Richard Hudson
Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall
Costa Mesa, CA
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker By Miami City Ballet
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Los Angeles, CA
The Hip Hop Nutcracker With Legendary Kurtis Blow
Kings Theatre - Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY
The Hard Nut: Mark Morris Dance Group
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Berkeley, CA
The Nutcracker From California Ballet Company
San Diego Civic Theatre
San Diego, CA
The Washington Ballet's DC-Inspired Nutcracker
Warner Theatre
Washington, DC
Pacific Northwest Ballet: George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
McCaw Hall
Seattle, WA
José Mateo's The Nutcracker: Magical New Production
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
Boston, MA
A Bur-Less-Q Nutcracker: Burlesque Holiday Fave
Addison Theatre Centre - Main Stage
Addison, TX
Urban Nutcracker: A Fun Modern Update to the Classic Holiday Ballet
Back Bay Events Center - John Hancock Hall
Boston, MA
Moscow Ballet's Magical Nutcracker
The Wiltern
Los Angeles, CA
The Nutcracker From Salt Creek Ballet
Governors State University Center for Performing Arts Theatre
University Park, IL
San Francisco Youth Ballet's The Nutcracker
Mercy High School Theatre
San Francisco, CA
The Nutcracker: The Fairfax Ballet
W.T. Woodson High School
Fairfax, VA
The Yorkville Nutcracker, Set in Old New York
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
New York, NY
The Nutcracker: The Anaheim Ballet's Holiday Treat
City National Grove of Anaheim
Anaheim, CA
The Nutcracker: Holiday Classic From Coast City Ballet
Huntington Beach Historical Theater
Huntington Beach, CA
Holiday Fave Loyce Houlton's Nutcracker Fantasy
State Theatre
Minneapolis, MN
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker
Blessed Trinity High School
Roswell, GA
The Nutcracker With Full Symphony
Hopkins High School Performing Arts Center
Minneapolis, MN
The Nutcracker: Magical Holiday Ballet
Roswell Cultural Arts Center
Roswell, GA
The Nutcracker: Magical and Beloved Holiday Ballet From Ballet Theatre of Maryland
Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
Bowie, MD
Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's Cherished Production of The Nutcracker
Infinite Energy Center - Theater
Duluth, GA
The Hip Hop Nutcracker: Classic Holiday Tale Remixed
Fox Theatre in Redwood City
Redwood City, CA
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Rosemont Theatre
Rosemont, IL
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
McFarlin Auditorium
Dallas, TX
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Hippodrome Theatre
Baltimore, MD
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Cashman Center
Las Vegas, NV
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Jacobs Music Center's Copley Symphony Hall
San Diego, CA
Boca Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker
Olympic Heights Performing Arts Theater
Boca Raton, FL
The Chocolate Nutcracker
Dillard Center for the Arts - Mainstage
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Holiday Favorite The Nutcracker From City Ballet
Spreckels Theatre
San Diego, CA
San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker
War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco, CA
Atlanta Ballet's Nutcracker at The Fabulous Fox
Fox Theatre
Atlanta, GA
The Nutcracker: Magical Holiday Favorite
Phoenix Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ
Oregon Ballet Theatre Dances The Nutcracker
Keller Auditorium
Portland, OR
The Hip Hop Nutcracker With Guest MC Kurtis Blow
Fox Performing Arts Center
Riverside, CA
The Nutcracker Ballet: A Beloved Holiday Tradition
Coral Springs Center for the Arts
Coral Springs, FL
South Bay Ballet's The Nutcracker -- The Holiday Favorite
El Camino College Center for the Arts -- Marsee Auditorium
Torrance, CA
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker By Miami City Ballet
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
West Palm Beach, FL
Colorado Ballet's The Nutcracker
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Denver, CO
The Nutcracker: The Holiday Favorite From San Diego Ballet
Mandeville Auditorium
La Jolla, CA
Oakland Ballet's The Nutcracker by Graham Lustig
Paramount Theatre
Oakland, CA
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Pantages Theater at Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
Tacoma, WA
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker With Youth Cast
The Venue at Friendship Springs
Flowery Branch, GA
The Nutcracker: Sweeping Holiday Ballet Set to Tchaikovsky
Athenaeum Theatre
Chicago, IL
Tchaikovsky's Classic Holiday Ballet The Nutcracker, From Ballet Legere
Lund Auditorium
River Forest, IL
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Fairfax, VA
The Hip-Hop Nutcracker With Guest Kurtis Blow
San Diego Civic Theatre
San Diego, CA
The Nutcracker -- Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre's Student Production
Luckman Fine Arts Complex
Los Angeles, CA
NJ Ballet's The Nutcracker With Live Orchestra
Mayo Performing Arts Center
Morristown, NJ
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Kings Theatre - Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY
The Nutcracker: Holiday Classic With Live Orchestra
McAninch Arts Center
Glen Ellyn, IL
Peninsula Ballet's Magical Nutcracker
Fox Theatre in Redwood City
Redwood City, CA
The Nutcracker: A Cherished Holiday Treat for All Ages
The Grand
Galveston Island, TX
Toddler-Friendly Performance of The Nutcracker From California Ballet Company
San Diego Civic Theatre
San Diego, CA
The Nutcracker: Manassas Ballet Theatre With Orchestra
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Manassas, VA
State Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker
New Jersey Performing Arts Center/NJPAC-Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ
Kansas City Ballet Dances The Nutcracker
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
Washington, DC
Southern Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker
Infinite Energy Center - Theater
Duluth, GA
Holiday Favorite The Nutcracker
IPAC
Bellevue, WA
Santa Clara Ballet's Nutcracker
Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara, CA
The Nutcracker Dances Onto the Stage for the Holiday Season
San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
San Gabriel, CA
Olney Ballet Theatre Brings The Nutcracker to Life
Olney Theatre Center - Historic Stage
Olney, MD
Contra Costa Ballet's Condensed Nutcracker
Lesher Center for the Arts - Hofmann Theater
Walnut Creek, CA
The Nutcracker: Magical and Beloved Holiday Ballet From Ballet Theatre of Maryland
Maryland Hall
Annapolis, MD
San Jose Dance Theatre: 52nd Annual The Nutcracker
San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
San Jose, CA
Georgia Ballet's The Nutcracker
Jennie T. Anderson Theatre - Cobb Civic Center
Marietta, GA
City Ballet School Dancers in The Nutcracker
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
San Francisco, CA
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Flint Center for the Performing Arts
Cupertino, CA
Ruth Page Civic Ballet's The Nutcracker
Northeastern Illinois University Auditorium
Chicago, IL
The Hip Hop Nutcracker: Classic Holiday Tale Remixed
Fox Theatre
Atlanta, GA
The Hip Hop Nutcracker With MC Kurtis Blow
United Palace Theatre
New York, NY
The Nutcracker: Holiday Favorite From Festival Ballet Theatre
Irvine Barclay Theatre
Irvine, CA
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
San Francisco, CA
New Spin on the Classic Christmas Ballet
The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts
Minneapolis, MN
Sunrise Ballet's 27th Annual Nutcracker
Servite Theatre
Anaheim, CA
The Nutcracker: A Cherished Holiday Tradition
The Grove Theatre
Upland, CA
The Nutcracker: Holiday Classic by Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Fairfax, VA
The Nutcracker: Classic Holiday Ballet Performed With Local Dancers
California Theatre of the Performing Arts
San Bernardino, CA
Russian Grand Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
Pantages Theater at Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
Tacoma, WA
Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker Suite
Cactus High School
Glendale, AZ
The Nutcracker: Virginia Ballet's Holiday Treat
Ernst Cultural Center Auditorium
Annandale, VA
Longmont Symphony's The Nutcracker With Boulder Ballet
Vance Brand Civic Auditorium
Longmont, CO
Youth Performance of The Nutcracker
Alex Theatre
Glendale, CA
Boulder Ballet's Nutcracker With Children's Choir
Macky Auditorium Concert Hall
Boulder, CO
The Nutcracker Featuring a 100-Member Cast
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Skokie, IL
The Nutcracker: José Mateo Ballet Theatre's Production of Holiday Fave
Strand Theatre
Dorchester, MA
Nutcracker Winter Suite: Abridged Holiday Classic
Peter Jay Sharp Theater, Symphony Space
New York City, NY
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
The Fillmore Miami Beach
Miami, FL
Russian Grand Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
San Mateo Performing Arts Center
San Mateo, CA
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Orpheum Theatre
Boston, MA
Long Island Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker: 30th Anniversary Edition
Landmark on Main Street
Port Washington, NY
The Nutcracker With NYC Backdrops
Theatre 80
New York, NY
The Nutcracker: San Jose Youth Ballet's Holiday Tradition
Mexican Heritage Plaza
San Jose, CA
The Hip Hop Nutcracker With Rapper Kurtis Blow
New Jersey Performing Arts Center/NJPAC-Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ
The Nutcracker: Holiday Classic From Commonwealth Ballet
Regis College Fine Arts Center
Weston, MA
Nunsense Cable-Access Christmas Show
Desert Stages Theatre -- Actor's Cafe
Scottsdale, AZ
Tustin Dance Center's The Nutcracker Ballet
Plummer Auditorium
Fullerton, CA
Russian Grand Ballet Dances Everybody's Fave: The Nutcracker
Alex Theatre
Glendale, CA
Holiday Family Tradition The Fox Valley Nutcracker
Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Batavia, IL
Ballethnic's Urban Nutcracker
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Atlanta, GA
Russia's Brightest Ballet Stars in The Nutcracker
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
San Francisco, CA
The Nutcracker Musical: A Fun, Shorter Adaptation
Agoura Hills Calabasas Community Center
Calabasas, CA
The Nutcracker Springs to Life With New West Ballet
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
Poway, CA
The Washington Ballet's The Nutcracker, Set in Historic Georgetown
Warner Theatre
Washington, DC
The Nutcracker: Magical Holiday Ballet
The CenterStage at Reston Community Center
Reston, VA
Autism- and Sensory-Friendly Performance of The Nutcracker From California Ballet Company
San Diego Civic Theatre
San Diego, CA
The Nutcracker: Magical Holiday Favorite
Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
Baltimore, MD
Berkeley Ballet Theater's The Nutcracker: Annual Holiday Classic
Valley Center for the Performing Arts - Regents Theatre
Oakland, CA
The Nutcracker: A Cherished Holiday Tradition -- Youth Production
Plummer Auditorium
Fullerton, CA
Nutcracker Sweets: Children's Holiday Ballet
Fort Mason Center - Cowell Theater
San Francisco, CA
Russian Grand Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park
Chicago, IL
Russia's Brightest Ballet Stars in The Nutcracker
The Orpheum Theatre
Galesburg, IL
Russia's Brightest Ballet Stars in The Nutcracker
Fox Tucson Theatre
Tucson, AZ
Russian Grand Ballet Dances Everybody's Fave: The Nutcracker
Shreveport Municipal Auditorium
Shreveport, LA
All-Time Fave: Russian Grand Ballet's The Nutcracker
Santander Performing Arts Center
Reading, PA
Perimeter Ballet's The Nutcracker
Perimeter Ballet
Johns Creek, GA
The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque
Uptown Underground
Chicago, IL
The Hip Hop Nutcracker With Legendary Kurtis Blow
Adrienne Arsht Center - Knight Concert Hall
Miami, FL
The Nutcracker With Youth Performers
Kenmore Auditorium
Arlington, VA
Black Diamond Ballet Theatre's Charming Nutcracker
Creative Arts Building
Pittsburg, CA
Ramon Moreno School of Ballet's The Nutcracker
Carrington Hall
Redwood City, CA
Nutcracker Sweet: A Best-of Ballet Performance
Peninsula Ballet Theatre
San Mateo, CA