A Children's Nutcracker

Bring your students to Syracuse City Ballet's annual presentation of A Children's Nutcracker on November 30, 2018 at 10:00am & 12:30pm. This performance is a specially designed one-hour production for school-age children. This is a great opportunity to introduce your students to the ballet with a beloved holiday tale.  We invite school districts, classrooms, home school groups, or private organizations to attend.  With nearly 3,000 students at last year's performances, "A Children's Nutcracker" proves to be one of the company's most cherished and memorable events.  

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WITNESS THE MAGIC

Tickets are $9/ student. You will receive a free admission for a chaperone with every fifteen tickets you purchase. 

Date: Friday, November 30th, 2018

Time: 10:00am or 12:30pm

Location: The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater

Each teacher or parent who registers their students for this special event will receive a digital copy of our Syracuse City Ballet Study Guide, complete with leveled lesson plans, information on attending the ballet, and fun activity sheets!  You can check out a sample version below: 

FREE STUDY GUIDE EXAMPLE

BRING THE BALLET EXPERIENCE TO YOUR SCHOOL OR GROUP:

Our Ballet Mistress and a few selected Corps de Ballet members will visit your school and transform the space of your choice into a theater.  Students will have the opportunity to be completely immersed into The Nutcracker.  Students will be introduced to many exciting aspects of a ballet performance, including: basic dance technique, actual choreography directly from the show, the importance of the musical score, the plot, the characters, and production elements like sets, props, and costumes.   Contact Syracuse City Ballet via email for more information on how your school can enhance its Nutcracker experience!  


TEACHER & PARENT RESOURCES:

STUDY GUIDE

STORYBOOK POWERPOINT