St. Paul, Minn. — Ballet Minnesota’s 31st annual “The Classic Nutcracker” is coming back to Saint Paul.

The holiday favorite will run December 14 – 16 at The O’Shaughnessy Auditorium at St. Catherine University.

Ballet Minnesota executive director Taylor Huber and dancers Aaron Davies and Annie Nimmo talked about the beloved show, its incredible magic and the cast of more than 130 dancers.

Ticket prices range from $21 to $46 with discounts available for students, seniors and groups. For show times and to purchase tickets, call (651) 690-6700. Ballet Minnesota was founded in 1990 by husband and wife team Andrew and Cheryl Rist.