Ballet Austin Education

Ballet Austin Education

Ballet Austin acknowledges the arts and arts education as essential elements in the educational process necessary for the intellectual and social development of all humans. Ballet Austin is committed to offering educators resources and opportunities to provide young people with arts experiences,

View more


The Nutcracker School Shows


Program description

Endowed by Edie Rogat & Cotter Cunningham through the Ballet Austin Foundation

Each year over 13,000 Central Texas elementary school students and teachers attend Ballet Austin’s The Nutcracker School Shows. The mission of these shows is to provide one act of a live ballet performance in a large theater at a minimal cost for local elementary-aged students. To enhance this live ballet


View more

Program Detail

Bilingual: No
Available dates:

2018 Dates & Times

Each group is welcome to attend one act, either Act I or Act II. Each act runs approximately one hour long.

•    Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 10-11 a.m. (Act I)
•    Tuesday, Dec 11, from noon to 1 p.m. (Act II)
•    Wednesday, Dec 12, from 10-11 a.m. (Act I)
•    Wednesday, Dec 12, from noon to 1 p.m. (Act II)
•    Thursday, Dec 13, from 10-11 a.m. (Act I)
•    Thursday, Dec 13, from noon to 1 p.m. (Act II)

Available times:

See previous section.


The Long Center for the Performing Arts  |  701 West Riverside Drive  |  Austin, Texas 78704

Fees / Ticketing:

$5 per student, $4 per student for Title 1 Schools, 1 free adult chaperone per every 22 students, additional chaperones are $25 each.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


  • Students arriving for The Nutcracker School Shows


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made by the change deadline listed on the invoice. After that date there are no refunds for The Nutcracker School Shows.



The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


Artsopolis Network Members: Akron OH | Austin TX | Bainbridge Island WA | Birmingham AL | Boston MA | Cape Cod MA | Cincinnati OH | Cleveland OH | Colorado Springs CO | Columbia SC | DuPage County IL | Essex County MA | Flagstaff AZ | Flint MI | Fort Lauderdale FL | Indianapolis IN | Kalamazoo MI | Kansas City MO | Macon GA | Main Line Area PA | Marin County CA | Marquette County MI | Mendocino County CA | Middlesex County NJ | Milwaukee WI | Montgomery County MD | Napa Valley CA | Nashville TN | Oklahoma City OK | Orange County CA | Orlando FL | Ottawa IL | Panama City FL | Pittsburgh PA | Providence RI | Quito, Ecuador | Richardson TX | Sacramento CA | San Antonio TX | St. Cloud MN | St. Croix Valley MN/WI | St. Johns County FL | Stillwater MN | Tallahassee FL | Tampa Bay FL | Utah | Ventura CA | York County PA