This classic holiday season ballet is being presented by the American Youth Ballet at The Middletown High School, 30 Gardner Ave. Extension, Middletown. The Nutcracker features guest principle dancers from the New Jersey Ballet Company who bring their unique magic and a wonderful breath of fresh air to this classical ballet. Come enjoy the excitement and fun as Drosselmeyer enchants us all. This onetime event will take place on Friday, Dec. 1, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 and are available at online at WWW.AmericanYouthBallet.com. For more information, email AmericanYouthBallet@gmail.com.