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PLEASE CALL 941-345-9715 FOR TICKETS OR PURCHASE AT THE DOOR.
Tickets for the 2013 Nutcracker Ballet are now available for purchase. It’s a holiday tradition not to be missed, so get your tickets now!
The Nutcracker, Saturday Dec. 14 7pm
As a kickoff to the annual holiday production of “The Nutcracker Ballet,” Dance Theatre of Bradenton will host its 7th annual Nutcracker Tea Party. This magical afternoon for families will be held Saturday, December 7th, at the Manatee Players Ballroom, 502 3rd Avenue West, from 1 to 3 p.m.
The tea will feature finger foods by Pier 22, a variety of desserts, a self-serve candy bar, a mini-preview performance of “The Nutcracker Ballet” and a chance to visit the Sugar Plum Salon where little girls will receive ballerina makeovers, little boys can become Nutcracker princes, and all will receive a ballet lesson. Guests will meet several of “The Nutcracker” cast members in full costume and get a chance to have their picture taken with the Sugar Plum Fairy or the character of their choice. Young guests will be invited to sit by the edge of the stage during the mini-Nutcracker performance.
Dance Theatre of Bradenton’s Nutcracker Boutique will be open for early holiday shopping. As part of this fundraiser, a variety of lovely gifts geared toward both children and adults will be raffled at the party.
Highlights of items to be raffled include an American Girl doll, tickets to The Nutcracker, a professional painting, various gift cards, and much more.
Tea Party Tickets
$25 12 & under (lap children under 3 are free)
$45 *Sugar Plum Package* (best value)
Sugar Plum Package includes:
-Tea Party admission ticket
-Admission to Sugar Plum Salon for ballerina makeover including:
- Ballet bun hairstyling
- Handmade ballerina tutu
- Fairy dust
- 5×7 souvenir photo w/character
A la carte items available at event:
- Handmade ballerina tutu: $15
- Nutcracker prince cape and crown: $15
- Tiara: $2
- Fairy dust: $5
- 5×7 souvenir photo w/character: $10
For more information, call 941-840-0863.
Good luck everyone!
Stop by Dance Theatre of Bradenton on Saturday, August 24th for our Fall Open House. Come in to tour our studio and meet our instructor/director, Allison Norton. Fall registration packets will be available. We will answer all questions you have concerning our programs, dance attire, age and level, tuition fees, performances, and more.
What: Fall Open House
When: August 24th from 10am – 1pm
Where: DTB 5657 Manatee Avenue West
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What a show! Our annual recital was held on June 10th. The performance was brilliant…each and every dancer shined on stage. Bravo!
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Congratulations to Mattison Bedinghaus – she competed at the American Dance Competition in March. Allison Norton was by her side at Orlando Ballet School where Mattie took part in several classes before a panel of judges. The two then traveled … Continue reading
Congratulations to Mattison Bedinghaus for scoring a 93 at the 2013 Youth America Grand Prix semi-finals held in Tampa last month. Mattie performed a classical variation from La Esmeralda. Ms. Allison, who had been training Mattie for her first competition since last summer, attended the competition alongside Mattie.
We are sure there will be many more ballet competitions in Mattie’s and Allison’s near future. Great job, Mattie!