Night at the Nutcracker
PRESENTED BY: BANK OF AMERICA
December 2, 2016 | 6-10 PM
Founders Hall & Belk Theater
One night only! You are invited to be the first to experience Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s new production of Nutcracker before it opens to the public.
6-8 PM LAND OF SWEETS RECEPTION:
$150 ADULT PRICE, $100 CHILD PRICE
Night at the Nutcracker is a celebration of the sights and sounds of the holidays! Nutcracker comes alive in Founders Hall, transformed into The Land of Sweets, with festive activities for the entire family. Hors d’ oeuvres and refreshments, both sweet and savory, accompany decadent desserts and holiday treats. Special music, a silent auction and children’s activities in the Snowflake Village add to the excitement.
6-7 PM VIP HOUR FOR SPONSORS & VIP TICKET HOLDERS
OPPORTUNITIES START AT $500 FOR 2 GUESTS
Only sponsors are invited to an exclusive VIP Hour with heavy hors d’oeuvres and a meet and greet with the artists.
8:15-9:15 NUTCRACKER ACT I
Following the Land of Sweets Reception, you’ll experience the ultimate holiday party, when you become the first to see Act I of Charlotte Ballet’s new production of Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Nutcracker, including the enchanting party scene. Nutcracker‘s all new sets and costumes were made possible by a generous gift from the McColl family in honor of Jane Spratt McColl. Your holidays will not be complete without attending Night at the Nutcracker!
Funds raised at Night at the Nutcracker will help support Charlotte Ballet’s mission of providing artistically excellent programming to diverse audiences in its home city of Charlotte and beyond.
Event proceeds will benefit scholarship opportunities to aspiring Charlotte dancers within both Charlotte Ballet’s national award winning community outreach program, Reach, as well as the Charlotte Ballet Academy.