Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

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Celebrate 60 years of holiday wonder

Don't miss this timeless holiday classic.
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
November 29, 2014 through January 4, 2015.
Presented by Travelers.

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Art In Motion

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Join us for the 2014–15 Season, featuring 56 ballets, including a Balanchine Black & White festival, two iconic Shakespeare full-lengths, and an impressive seven premieres, including Peter Martins' La Sylphide.

Please note that Wendy Whelan’s October 18 Farewell Performance is not currently available for public sale. Further information about this performance will be announced at a later date in early September.

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Fashion is Back for 2014

Designers Announced for 2014 Fall Gala

NYCB's Fall Gala once again pairs new choreography with stunning designs from some of the brightest lights of the fashion world. Justin Peck's world premiere ballet set to music of César Franck will feature costumes by Mary Katrantzou, Liam Scarlett will collaborate with Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, and Troy Schumacher with Thom Browne, set to music by Judd Greenstein. Additionally, Carolina Herrera will recostume Peter Martins' Morgen and Valentino's lush designs return to the stage in Christopher Wheeldon's This Bitter Earth.

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Fond Farewells

Wendy Whelan to Bid Farewell to NYCB This Fall

After 30 years with New York City Ballet, Principal Dancer Wendy Whelan has announced that she will be leaving the Company during fall 2014, and her farewell performance is scheduled for Saturday, October 18 at 8 PM.

In addition to her farewell performance, Wendy is scheduled to appear in This Bitter Earth, La Sonnambula, New Mussorgsky/Ratmansky, and After the Rain pas de deux. (Please check the Casting page for further updates.)

Whether at her farewell event or another fall performance where she is dancing, we hope you will join us in honoring Wendy.

Photo by Henry Leutwyler © 2012

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Family Saturdays

Go behind the scenes with three families who attended NYC Ballet's Family Saturdays.

Join us for an inside look at the remarkable dancers of New York City Ballet and their extraordinary footwork from company class to onstage performance. Principal Dancer Daniel Ulbricht will lead a tour through the complex and energetic steps featured in ballets performed this fall season.

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Art In Motion

2014-15 Season Create-Your-Own Series Subscriptions

Seven premieres — including works from from Jean-Pierre Frohlich, Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, Troy Schumacher, and Peter Martins' La Sylphide — two Shakespearean full-length ballets, and a festival of Balanchine Black & White ballets are just a few of the highlights of the upcoming 2014-15 Season.

Create-Your-Own Series Subscriptions now available with seat selection.

Renewing Subscribers: The purchase window for Standard Series subscriptions is now closed. If you are interested in renewing your subscription for the coming season, please call 212-496-0600 to speak with a Subscription Associate (Monday-Saturday 10 AM - 8 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM).

choreographing from the inside out

Justin Peck Named Resident Choreographer

NYCB is pleased to announce that Soloist Justin Peck, who has created six ballets for the Company in the past two years (and will premiere two more in the 2014-15 season), has been named Resident Choreographer. Justin will create two ballets a year for the Company over the next three years, and continue to dance as well.

Video: An excerpt from Peck's Capricious Maneuvers from the 2013 Fall Gala; music by Lukas Foss.

NYCB in the Classroom

Announcing NYCB's 2014-15 School Programs

New York City Ballet offers an array of educational programs for elementary students in New York City, designed to encourage and showcase the artistic expression of students through exposure to ballet. Educators, apply now to participate during the 2014-15 school year.

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From the Gift Shop

Own a Little Piece of Art Series

The floor mural of 81 Company dancers that started a social media sensation is now available as a special edition poster print.

Created by JR especially for New York City Ballet, it's available exclusively at gift kiosks in the theater and from our online gift shop.

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Help preserve the legacy of NYCB

Discover the Benefits of Planned Giving

The Serenade Society pays tribute to a special group of generous supporters who remember the Company in their wills or with other gift plans. These supporters ensure that New York City Ballet’s tradition of artistic excellence will be preserved for future generations.

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