The Nutcracker Ball

Saturday, December 11, 2021 | 7:30pm – Midnight

We welcome you back to an in-person celebration at The Ohio Theatre, home to The Nutcracker!

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PURCHASE TICKETS AND SPONSORSHIPS

A signature community event for more than 30 years, The Nutcracker Ball is a magical, memorable event. Sponsors and community leaders gather to entertain over 300 guests to celebrate the season. Enjoy a gorgeous evening of celebration, fine dining, dancing and holiday cheer. Event proceeds support the BalletMet mission “To entertain, engage and educate through dance” serving 100,000 patrons and students annually.

Proceeds from The Nutcracker Ball support BalletMet’s professional Company and artistic productions, the BalletMet Dance Academy and our community education and engagement programs. The support of individual and corporate sponsors and guests is critical in 2021 as the effects of the pandemic continue. BalletMet is committed to employing artists to create and perform world class work, educating the next generation of dancers and working with schools to boost learning.

Nutcracker Ball 2021 Sponsorship Levels

Presenting Sponsor

$ 25,000

Per Sponsorship
  • $25,000 ($23,500 tax-deductible)
  • Premiere seating for 10, with the opportunity to seat two dancers
  • Cocktail reception, dinner and dancing
  • Presenting Sponsor recognition at the Nutcracker Ball
  • The Nutcracker Ball page listing in 28,000+ The Nutcracker performance playbills
  • Donor playbill recognition during the 2021-2022 season distributed to 65,000+

Platinum Sponsor

$ 10,000

Per Sponsorship
  • $10,000 ($8,500 tax-deductible)
  • Premier seating for 10, with the opportunity to seat two dancers
  • Cocktail reception, dinner and dancing
  • Platinum Sponsor recognition at the Nutcracker Ball
  • The Nutcracker Ball page listing in 28,000+ The Nutcracker performance playbills
  • Donor playbill recognition during the 2021-2022 season distributed to 65,000+

Gold Sponsor

$ 6,000

Per Sponsorship
  • $6,000 ($4,500 tax-deductible)
  • Seating for 10, with the opportunity to seat two dancers
  • Cocktail reception, dinner and dancing
  • Gold Sponsor recognition at the Nutcracker Ball
  • The Nutcracker Ball page listing in 28,000+ The Nutcracker performance playbills
  • Donor playbill recognition during the 2021-2022 season distributed to 65,000+

MetPremiere

$ 3,000

Per SponsorshipYoung Professionals

Limited tickets available.

  • $3,000 ($1,500 tax-deductible)
  • Seating for 10, with the opportunity to seat two dancers
  • Cocktail reception, dinner and dancing
  • Recognition at the Nutcracker Ball
  • Sponsor Logo or listing in 28,000+ The Nutcracker performance playbills
  • Donor playbill recognition during the 2021-2022 season distributed to 65,000+

New this year: the MetPremiere sponsor level for young professionals who have not previously attended The Nutcracker Ball. Please contact Hiba Abdouni at [email protected] for more information and with any questions about sponsorships and ticket sales.

View Photos from the Nutcracker Ball