'Night Before Christmas'
Ballet Jeunesse and the Salt Lake Dance Center present "The Night Before Christmas," a tale of a young girl named Alexandria who has a Christmas party complete with gifts and entertainment. Visit arttix.org for information.
When • Thursday and Friday, Dec. 13-14, 7 p.m.,
Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $11; visit bit.ly/YMrzOh
Parsons brings its contemporary magic
The touring Parsons Dance Company blends athleticism and what promoters term "joyous movement."
When • Saturday, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where • Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City
Tickets • $20-$67; visit bit.ly/UEvA4q; information at ecclescenter.org or 435-655-3114
Ogden's Imagine Ballet Theatre presents its sixth annual performance of the holiday classic "The Nutcracker." Visit smithstix.com for information.
When • Friday, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 15, 2 and 7:30 p.m.
Where • Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden
Tickets • $12-$25; visit smithstix.com/events/item/root/ibt-the-nutcracker-dec-14-12