"This cherished version, originally choreographed by Ruth Page herself, is a piece of Chicago history worth seeing."- Chicago Tribune


WTTW- "The Nutcracker in Chicago"

"Over its many years, the Ruth Page production raised more than eight million dollars in grants for literacy and employment programs, and three million people attended performances. It has recently been revived by the Ruth Page Civic Ballet and can now be seen at Northeastern Illinois University." 

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Gozamos.com- "Theater Review: Ruth Page Civic Ballet’s The Nutcracker"

"The show, with its storybook beginning and expertly performed finale, truly impresses. Though The Nutcracker is a story that’s been told annually by Ruth Page Civic Ballet, this year Ruth Page makes the ballet accessible to people of all ages."

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Chicago Tribune- " Ruth Page Civic Ballet Presents its Annual Production of "The Nutcracker," Co-Directed by Victor Alexander"

"Exquisite dancing, stunning costumes and magical settings in the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of the Sweets, these performances promise world-class entertainment and holiday joy for children of all ages."