NOV 28, 2014 - JAN 3, 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
Now through January 3, 2015.
Generously Sponsored by Travelers.

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A warm welcome

Andrew Litton Named NYCB Music Director

Please join us in welcoming Andrew Litton to the New York City Ballet family. Litton, who currently serves as Music Director of both Norway’s Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Denver’s Colorado Symphony Orchestra, will begin his first season as the Company’s Music Director in September 2015.

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For all the balletomanes on your list

Looking for the Perfect Holiday Gift?

Shop our online gift shop for a great selection of tees, totes, jewelry, and other exclusive NYCB memorabilia, or if you're attending an upcoming performance, stop by our in-theater gift shops to pick up a special reminder of your visit to NYCB.

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Support NYCB in Your Year-End Giving

One of the Company's key missions is to promote arts education with programs in NYC public schools like The Nutcracker Project. Program fees cover only 20% of costs of these efforts; donations help cover the remaining 80% of expenses.

We reached over 12,000 children and families last year, and with your help, we can make a difference in the lives of even more children. Plus, for a limited time, The Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation will match new gifts on a dollar-for-dollar basis in an effort to raise awareness of NYCB's education programs.

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A toast to a delightful Nutcracker run

Snowflakes, Sugarplums, and Champagne

Just in time to ring in some holiday cheer, we are pleased to announce the opening of the Ruinart Champagne Bar on the Promenade, serving Ruinart's Blanc de Blancs and Rosé Champagnes.

Ruinart is the Official Champagne of New York City Ballet.

Take a magical journey to the land of sweets

An Unforgettable Holiday Experience

Now through December 21, MasterCard cardholders enjoy access to exclusive Best Seats at NYCB's performances of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™, while they last.

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Breathtaking performances from fantastic seats

Treasured Classics and New Works

Now through May 24, 2015, MasterCard cardholders can access Best Seats locations for Repertory performances throughout the 2014-15 Season.

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For an unforgettable Nutcracker experience

Lincoln Ristorante and NYCB Holiday Packages

Available for the first time this holiday season, enjoy orchestra matinee tickets to George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ at 2 PM on December 31, preceded by exclusive 2-course Nutcracker lunch at across the plaza at Lincoln Ristorante, complete with hand-crafted milk chocolate Nutcrackers for every guest.

Lunch seatings are at available at 12, 12:15, and 12:30 PM.

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Watch Season 2 Now

city.ballet. is back on AOL Originals

We’ve pulled back the curtain again to share the lives of our dancers, choreographers, and artists with a second installment of city.ballet. Each chapter of the twelve-episode docu-series’ sophomore run offers a unique take on the challenges facing our dancers both onstage and in their day-to-day lives.

From the creative team of NYCB board member Sarah Jessica Parker, Pretty Matches Productions, and Zero Point Zero Production.

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Witness creation in action

A Theatrical Release for Ballet 422 in 2015

From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 goes backstage at NYCB as Resident Choreographer and Soloist Justin Peck crafts a new work. The film illuminates the process behind the creation of a single ballet within the ongoing cycle of work at one of the world’s great ballet companies. Opening in New York City February 6, 2015 and in select theaters nationwide in February and March.

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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.

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