Greensboro Ballet’s The Nutcracker – Gala Performance
Swirling snowflakes, giant mice, dolls that come to life and sweets from around the world are just some of the characters you’ll experience as you join Clara on her magical adventure! A perennial holiday favorite returns to the historic Carolina Theatre in an enchanting story ballet that will be treasured by every member of the family.
Special Gala Performance featuring Guest Artists Megan LeCrone and Andrew Veyette of the NY City Ballet will perform as the Sugar Plum Fairy & her Cavalier.
Doors will open an hour before show time.
Tickets are $37.50, $27.50, or $17.50, depending on location.
Students and children (ages 1-18 with Student ID) and seniors (60+) save $5 per ticket.
Please call the theatre box office at 336-333-2605 for group discounts (10 or more).
A $3.00 Theatre Facility Fee will be added to each ticket. Prices do not include sales tax.
Everyone must have a ticket.
(Please note: Leg room is very limited in Row GG and may be uncomfortable for those over 5’4”.)
There is an additional $3.50 per ticket web fee for Internet purchases. Call 336-333-2605 to avoid those charges. Guests may opt to have their tickets mailed to them for a $1 post fee, or can pick up their tickets in will call for no additional charge.
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Megan LeCrone was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She began her dance training at the age of four at Greensboro Ballet with Maryhelen Mayfield, John Dennis, and Elissa Fuchs. At age 14, she began studying with Melissa Hayden and Duncan Noble at the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem. Ms. LeCrone entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, full-time in the fall of 2001, and in November 2001 she became an apprentice with New York City Ballet. Ms. LeCrone joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in October 2002 and was promoted to soloist in February 2013.
Andrew Veyette was born in Denver, Colorado, and began his dance training at the age of 9, studying with Betty Downs at Dance Arts in Visalia, California. Mr. Veyette continued his studies at Westside Ballet in Santa Monica, California. While at Westside Ballet, Mr. Veyette trained with Yvonne Mounsey and was personally coached by Nader Hamed. Mr. Veyette entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 1998. In the spring of 2000, Mr. Veyette became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and later that season he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. In March of 2006 he was promoted to soloist. In May 2007 Mr. Veyette was promoted to principal dancer.