Nutcracker Ballet + STEM

Nutcracker Ballet + STEM is a program designed for elementary aged youth (grades 2-5) to highlight the connection between STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and the arts. This program supports the development of STEM, art, and literacy skills.

Nutcracker Ballet + STEM is an Iowa 4-H program presented in partnership with Stephens Auditorium. There are a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities available for the program. Each designed to highlight the magical connection between STEM and the arts.

December 8, 2023
Stephens Auditorium in Ames, IA or virtual
Cost: FREE
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We encourage all youth to learn more about the Nutcracker Ballet through research and then take part in one of the following challenges:

Governor's Seal of Approval
Scene from 2021 Nutcracker performance.

Interested in Learning More?

Please download the program overview and contact your ISU County Extension and Outreach Office to learn more about this exciting program.