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Guest Performer - Craig A. Ellingson

Back this season is local performer, Craig Ellingson. Craig will be reprising his role of the mysterious Drosselmeyer. We can't wait to see him bring this eccentric character to life once again this season.

Don't miss The Classic Nutcracker this holiday season.

December 15 & 16 at 7:00pm

December 16 & 17 at 2:00pm

NDSU Festival Concert Hall

Reserve your seats today!

Craig A. Ellingson

Craig A. Ellingson is the Director of Theatre Arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead where he teaches in the area of acting, directing, musical theatre, movement and dance. During his recent sabbatical he finished a year-long study with The Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre. As a founding member of Wheelhouse Theatrical Productions (fka Music Theatre Fargo-Moorhead), he has had the privilege of creating a variety of roles including Bobby in Company, Emcee in Cabaret, Jekyll in Jekyll and Hyde, and Charlie Brown in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown to name a few. He has also performed at the Kennedy Center with Signature Theatre’s production of Overtures. In addition to his musical theatre performance experience, Craig has danced and directed professionally in the Midwest. Craig holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre Performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a M.F.A. in Theatre Directing from Minnesota State University Mankato.

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