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November 27, 2015 through January 3, 2016
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Add a little more sparkle to your holiday

Join the Party at the Nutcracker Family Benefit

Once a year, the School of American Ballet and New York City Ballet join forces for a delightful holiday fête — the Nutcracker Family Benefit. Following the December 12 matinee performance of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, join the cast of the performance for a holiday party on the Promenade that you and your little ones will never forget. All proceeds from the event benefit NYCB's education and outreach programs and SAB's scholarship fund. Photo © Mary Hilliard

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Coming soon to cinemas nationwide

Can't Join Us in NYC This Holiday Season?

Lincoln Center at the Movies brings the holiday magic of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ to families throughout the U.S. with two special screenings of this beloved classic on December 5 and 10.

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For an unforgettable Nutcracker experience

Make Magical Holiday Memories with NYCB and Lincoln Ristorante

Available again this holiday season, enjoy orchestra matinee tickets to George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ at 2 PM on December 16, 23, 24, and 30, preceded by exclusive 2-course Nutcracker lunch at across the plaza at Lincoln Ristorante, complete with a sugarplum crostata for every guest.

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

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Children's Workshops

Appropriate for ages 5-8. NYCB artists lead this 45-minute pre-performance exploration of the music, movement, and themes of a ballet featured in that afternoon's performance. Join us this holiday season for a Nutcracker-themed workshop on December 19. (December 5, 20, and 29 are sold out.)
Workshop photo © Rosalie O'Connor

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In Motion Workshops

Appropriate for ages 9-12. In this 45-minute pre-performance workshop, a NYCB dancer will lead participants in a ballet warm-up and movement combination with choreography inspired by the featured ballet. No prior dance training needed. Join us on December 19 before a performance of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker.
Workshop photo © Rosalie O'Connor

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Create Your Own Series Subscriptions for the 2015-16 Season

Secure your seats for a whirlwind season: Peter Martins' Swan Lake, world premieres from Justin Peck, Troy Schumacher, Robert Binet, Myles Thatcher, Kim Brandstrup, and Christopher Wheeldon — plus beloved classics from Balanchine and Robbins and encore performances of Peter Martins' La Sylphide. Now available with select-your-own seating.

Renewing Subscribers: the June 19 subscription renewal deadline has passed, and we are currently seating returning subscribers for the 2015-16 Season. 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).

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Special information for idNYC card holders

idNYC Card Holders, please fill out our online form to receive your complimentary one-year Circle of Friends Membership.

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