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Nutcracker Tea June 14, 2017 |

Nutcracker Tea Tickets Are SOLD OUT! 

Special thanks to all sponsorship and single ticket buyers for supporting Orlando Ballet School.


Purchase Personalized Nutcrackers Here


Special Thanks to our Table Sponsors:     

Treat your family to a special Nutcracker Tea on Saturday, December 23rd, 12:30 to 2:30pm, at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts’ Pugh Theater.

Make your family trip to see The Nutcracker even more exciting by also attending our special Nutcracker Tea. We’ve timed it so you can either go after the 11am Family Show or before the 3pm Family Show.


Enjoy a delicious assortment of sweet and savory holiday treats and interact with some of the dancers and characters in the performance. The afternoon tea includes the chance for $10 to have your family’s photograph taken alongside some of The Nutcracker’s iconic characters. A perfect gift for your loved ones.


This event will benefit Orlando Ballet School – Orlando’s internationally recognized and award-winning professional dance academy. Tickets cost $50 per child and $75 per adult and can be purchased here.


To help raise funds and bring some extra holiday cheer, we’ve designed a fun way to purchase last minute gifts. Local businesses have contributed a number of ‘secret treats’ valued at $50 or more that you can ‘purchase’ with a $50 donation during the Tea. This is a great way to get your stocking fillers and support our ability to make dance accessible to every child.


Available for purchase prior to the Tea is a personalized 12″  Nutcracker signed by Clara or the Nutcracker Prince for $30. Surprise a loved one with their very own Nutcracker doll, ordered uniquely for the Nutcracker Tea.


Almond Cake with raspberry fruit filling, 6″, Retail $120
Marble Cake with chocolate/buttercream filling, 6″, Retail $150
Chocolate Cake with oreo buttercream filling, 6″, Retail $120
Vanilla Cake with buttercream filling, 6″, Retail $120

Want to take home a festive dessert for your Christmas table? A variety of beautifully decorated cakes from Cakes by Angela will be available for auction during the Tea. Whether you enjoy vanilla and butter cream, chocolate, or something a little more exotic, you will find the perfect dessert to enjoy after your Christmas dinner.


Able to help even more? We are offering a special table sponsor package for $1,500 (for a total of 8 guests). In addition to enjoying the tea, table sponsors will receive recognition on Nutcracker Tea print and digital ads, website and social media. The children in your party will also receive a specially wrapped Nutcracker as our thanks (available for purchase to all guests but included in this package).


Volunteer Opportunities 

There are many volunteer opportunities to assist the Nutcracker Tea Committee in activities leading up to and during the event, including gift wrapping, gift signing, decorating, planning, guest relations, and more. Click here for a complete description list of the Nutcracker Tea volunteer opportunities.


For more information about sponsorship or volunteering, please contact Taylor Battle, Development Coordinator at [email protected] or 407-418-9812


Orlando Ballet is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization. $30 per ticket may be claimed as tax-deductible. A copy of the official registration (#CH1282) and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352 or Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation.