Horizontal TabsDescription With an immediately recognizable score by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, the timeless ballet, The Nutcracker, tells the story of a handsome prince who has been turned into an enchanted nutcracker doll by the evil mouse king, only to be rescued by a young girl who helps him reunite with his beloved Sugarplum Fairy. The Cheboygan Area Arts Council will present the Interlochen Dance Company in a performance of The Nutcracker at the historic Cheboygan Opera House on Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. With life size dolls, mice, snowflakes and more, this production promises to be a magical event for all audiences. This premiere performance will highlight the talents of the dance students from Interlochen Arts Academy, the fine arts high school located at the renowned cultural center. Their performance of The Nutcracker is an opportunity to share their love of dance outside of the school, and bring this magical tale to The Opera House. The Nutcracker will be performed Sat., Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at The Opera House, 403 North Main, Cheboygan, MI 49721. Tickets are on sale at the Cheboygan Area Arts Council website at theoperahouse.org/tickets.php.