Nutcracker Magic Kids Gala
Benefits Miami City Ballet
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Beginning at 10 a.m.
Grand Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel Miami
1435 Brickell Avenue, Miami
2 p.m. Performance & VIP Backstage Experience
Adrienne Arsht Center’s Ziff Ballet Opera House
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-929-7000, Ext. 1450
Nutcracker Magic Kids Gala – the most wonderful time of the year for your family!
Miami City Ballet and Nutcracker Magic Chairs Tina Carlo and Ana Codina Barlick host the third annual Nutcracker Magic children’s gala, a family friendly event for children of all ages. This magical holiday experience begins with a magnificent brunch at the Four Seasons Grand Ballroom where children will delight in a winter wonderland photo booth and join in on a spectacular DJ-led dance party with their friends!
Immediately following the brunch, guests will attend the 2 p.m. performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® at the Adrienne Arsht Center, following Marie on her journey through the Land of the Sweets – and seated in the very best seats in the theater. Following the performance, Nutcracker Magic guests have the opportunity to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and take a special family photo on the stage!
Nutcracker Magic guests will enjoy prime seating along with an extraordinary backstage experience for all guests participating at the sponsorship levels. Children’s tickets are $150 per person, and adult tickets are $250 per person. Sponsorship levels are available and include tailored VIP benefits.
For VIP tickets and information, email Lydia@MiamiCityBallet.org or call 305-929-7000, Ext. 1450.
About Miami City Ballet
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.” Led by Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez since 2012, MCB was founded in 1985 by Miami philanthropist Toby Lerner Ansin and Founding Artistic Director Edward Villella. The Company has 51 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 School, the official school of Miami City Ballet, is one of the most respected ballet training academies in America. The School’s renowned faculty, challenging syllabus and affiliation with Miami City Ballet make it a place where all students – from children to adults – can receive comprehensive dance training. The School trains approximately 400 students, ages 3-18, in its year-round program, and 400 during its summer programs, granting nearly $500,000 in scholarships annually. More than 500 adults participate in a vibrant community division.
Miami City Ballet is headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida, at the Ophelia & Juan Js. Roca Center, a facility designed by renowned architectural firm Arquitectonica.