Behind the Curtain Campaign in Support of the New Production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker


Be a part of Miami City Ballet’s new, enchanting production of The Nutcracker by sponsoring one of the costumes by renowned design artists Isabel and Ruben Toledo. Your favorite characters are available: The Sugar Plum Fairy, the mischievous Mouse King, a waltzing Flower or even the Nutcracker himself!* Sponsor a costume and get your name stitched inside the chosen costume** or listed in our program booklet for the entire life of our new production.

Costume Levels (Available number of costumes in parenthesis):

  • $10,000: Sugar Plum Fairy – Romantic Tutu (1), The Nutcracker (1), Mother Ginger (1)
  • $7,500: Mouse King (1), Cavalier (1)
  • $5,000: Herr Drosselmeier (1), Columbine (1), Harlequin (1), Soldier Doll (1), Prince (1), Hot Chocolate-Male Lead (1)/Female Lead (1), Arabian Coffee (1), Chinese Tea-Male Lead (1), Marzipan Shepherdess Soloist (1), Candy Cane-Male Lead (1)
  • $2,500: Party Parents Female (7)/Male (7), Snowflakes (20), Hot Chocolate Corps-Female (4)/Male (4), Marzipan Shepherdesses (6), Flowers (17)

  • Other ways to support our new production:

    Every gift counts!

    • $500 covers the cost of transporting sets and costumes to the theater.
    • $100 underwrites one pair of pointe shoes for a ballerina.
    • $50 provides 10 pounds of “snow” to fall from the sky.
    • $25 helps fund an hour of live piano accompaniment in the studio during a rehearsal.
    *A limited number of costume sponsorships are available for each character in the cast.
    **Benefits subject to level of sponsorship.

    Become a sponsor or make a contribution and help us bring this magical new production to life!

    For additional information or to make a gift via phone, please contact 305.929.7000 x1450 or development@miamicityballet.org.


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