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Promotional Partnerships and Events

American Ballet Theatre is proud to partner with the following organizations to bring America’s National Ballet Company® to the widest possible audience.

Please click below or scroll down for detailed information on promotional activities for ABT’s upcoming performances of The Nutcracker at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAM Howard Gilman Opera House.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Children's Museum of the Arts





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American Ballet Theatre
and the
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
invite you to

WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS

Sunday, December 8,
12 – 1:30pm and 2 – 3:30pm

at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
(B or Q to Prospect Park / 2 or 3 to Eastern Parkway)

On Sunday, December 8, bring your children to enjoy the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and a special workshop on American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker, which returns to BAM in Brooklyn this holiday season! A teaching artist from ABT will share the beauty of dance amidst the natural beauty of the Garden. Explore the world of The Nutcracker, including magical waltzing flowers and busy bumble bees, through basic ballet instruction and explore flowering plants with Brooklyn Botanic Garden educators. No dance experience necessary – just bring comfortable shoes and good humor! Dance attire is also welcome.
Event is for ages 4-12.

Pre-registration is now CLOSED.
Click here for registration information.

Participants in the event may enter a drawing to win a free Family Four Pack of tickets to American Ballet Theatre’s upcoming performances of THE NUTCRACKER at BAM!

Magical toy soldiers, sparkling snowflakes, mischievous mice, and all the enchanting inhabitants of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s whimsical world return to BAM for the winter holidays in American Ballet Theatre’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker, choreographed by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. Performed with a live orchestra, together with extraordinary sets and costumes by Tony Award-winner Richard Hudson (The Lion King), The Nutcracker is bound to be a treasured memory for years to come. Tickets to American Ballet Theatre’s performances of The Nutcracker at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House (Dec. 13–22) can be purchased online at http://www.bam.org/nutcracker or by calling 718-636-4100.

American Ballet Theatre
and the
Children's Museum of the Arts
invite you to

THE ART OF FLIGHT

Sunday, November 24,
12:00pm – 3:00pm

at the Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton Street, New York, NY 10014
(1 to Houston St / C or E to Spring St)

On Sunday, November 24, experience the magical world of The Nutcracker with this special workshop at CMA. Bring your children to enjoy the Children's Museum of the Arts and a special workshop where an ABT teaching artist presents dance techniques to Tchaikovsky's beautiful score in The Nutcracker. Explore the world of The Nutcracker, and learn how to soar like a bird, sparkle like a snowflake and flutter like a bee through basic ballet instruction. No dance experience necessary – just bring comfortable shoes.
Event is for ages 4 and up.

Pre-registration is not required. Sign ups are available day of the workshop.

Session 1
12:00-12:20pm (ages 4-7)
12:30-12:50pm (ages 8+)

Session 2
1:00-1:20pm (ages 4-7)
1:30-1:50pm (ages 8+)

Session 3
2:00-2:20pm (ages 4-7)
2:30-2:50pm (ages 8+)


General Admission: $11

As the lights dim and Tchaikovsky's beautiful score fills the air, your entire family will join young Clara for a dreamlike journey amid colorful, larger-than-life scenery, sparkling snowflakes, and a glittering Christmas tree! With an impressive cast of over 100 performers, The Nutcracker is bound to be a treasured memory whether you're four or ninety-four! Tickets to American Ballet Theatre’s performances of The Nutcracker at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House (Dec. 13–22) can be purchased online at http://www.bam.org/nutcracker or by calling 718-636-4100.