2022 Nutcracker Magic Children’s Soirée2023, Gala Guide
Hosted by Asha Alias, Bianca Morales, Nikki Squire Miami City Ballet’s annual Nutcracker Magic Children’s Soirée returns with a performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®. Brunch, dancing, backstage tours, intermission refreshments and more provide an unforgettable holiday experience.
Proceeds from the event support MCB’s community engagement programs that serve more than 19,000 participants annually, including youth, seniors and historically underserved populations.
About Miami City Ballet
Miami City Ballet is an American ballet company in Miami, now in its 34th season, led by Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez. Lopez was recently named one of “The Most Influential People in Dance Today” by Dance Magazine and is on The Ford Foundation Board of Trustees. MCB was founded in 1985 by Miami philanthropist Toby Lerner Ansin and Founding Artistic Director Edward Villella. The Company has 52 dancers and a repertoire of more than 100 ballets. MCB performs for nearly 100,000 patrons annually during its South Florida home season in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Naples, and tours to top theaters domestically and internationally.
Miami City Ballet recently celebrated its 30th anniversary season, earning critical acclaim from The New York Times: “Bold, light, immediate, intensely musical, the dancing of Miami City Ballet flies straight to the heart.”