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The Brooklyn Nutcracker at Kings Theatre

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Brooklyn Ballet

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Be a part of historic firsts! The Brooklyn Nutcracker honors world-wide dance traditions, providing accessibility to the art of dance.
Backers: 153
Average Pledge Per Backer: $199

Funded: $30,483 of $30,000
Dates: Nov 20th -> Dec 30th (41 days)
Project By: Brooklyn Ballet
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Thanks to You, We Made our Goal!

December 30th - via:
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Just 12 hours left...

December 30th - via:
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Nearing our Goal + Spotlight on the new Chinese Dance!

December 28th - via:
Backers: thank you so much for your support! We are now 72% funded with 56 hours to go! photo by Anna Kuzmina We successfully raised $4,774 during our matching gift campaign, and we now have just $8,397 total left to raise. We thought we'd take this... (Read More)

Spotlight on BB Youth Ensemble Dancer Vivian Littlefield

December 20th - via:
Hello friends! Today we are featuring a member of Brooklyn Ballet Youth Ensemble, Vivian Littlefield. Vivian has Type 1 diabetes, but she hasn’t let that stop her budding dance career. She takes conservatory dance classes 7 times a week at Brooklyn... (Read More)


December 18th - via:
Thank you to everyone who joined us for The Brooklyn Nutcracker at the Kings. Wow! For the very first time... Flamenco dancer Aleisha Bryan premiered the Spanish Hot Chocolate the Red Silk Dancers animated the Chinese dance with tasteful artistry the... (Read More)

Spotlight on our new Spanish Dance!

December 11th - via:
Authentic Flamenco: Our New Nutcracker Scene! Brooklyn Ballet is excited to feature authentic ethnic dance forms in the second act of The Brooklyn Nutcracker, and this year we feature the brand new Spanish Dance with flamenco dancer Aliesha Bryan.... (Read More)

adidas + Brooklyn Ballet -- we've made magic! New $250 Reward!

December 5th - via:
We're excited to announce that Brooklyn Ballet has collaborated with adidas to create a limited edition sneaker, available now as a Kickstarter reward! The shoe, inspired by our signature graffiti tutu, is a mix of contemporary mediums in design -... (Read More)

New Rewards!

December 3rd - via:
Dear Friends, We have two new and exciting rewards JUST ADDED to the Kickstarter campaign including... Autographed pointe shoes worn by ABT Principal Dancer Isabella Boylston! Isabella Boylston by Sarah Silver Boylston joined the American Ballet... (Read More)

#GivingTuesday! + A Sneak Peek

November 27th - via:
Hello friends! Today is #GivingTuesday - a global movement that kicks off the holiday season by celebrating the power of giving. Join the movement by acting locally and investing in your neighborhood ballet company. It's the perfect day to support... (Read More)

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