Thank you everyone who attended our sold-out Nutcracker Tea ‘23!

We are grateful to everyone who came, enjoyed the tea and performances, danced with us and helped us raise funds for our important programs.

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our Virtual Silent Auction Fundraiser!

For your convenience, item pick-up is available at Sacramento Ballet front desk from Monday, November 6th to Friday, November 10th, between 3 pm and 6:30 pm, and on Saturday, November 11th from 10 am to 12 pm.

Special arrangements can also be made. **Please remember to bring your ID when collecting your items.**

Thank you from Jorge Laico, School of Sacramento Ballet Director and everyone at Sacramento Ballet

🫖 Tea & Treats: Indulge in a delightful spread of tea, hot chocolate, pastries, sweets, and more!

🩰 Live Performances: Witness the talent of the Sacramento Ballet Second Company dancers up close as they perform excerpts from Nutcracker.

📸 Meet & Greet & Party: Meet Beloved Characters from Nutcracker for autographs, signatures, and dancing!

👗 OOTD (Outfit of the Day): Dress up in your best ballet ensemble or most festive outfit!

🎁 Silent Auction: Finish your holiday shopping early and raise money for a wonderful cause! With an array of items from ready-to-go gift baskets for all the self-care royalty in your life to once in a lifetime experiences like being on stage with lead ballerinas, you’re sure to find unique gifts for the people you treasure.

Sip & Support at Mrs. Stahlbaum’s Speakeasy!

This year, we’re raising the bar(re) for our students’ training while you enjoy beverages generously provided by Old Sugar Mill. Mimosas and sparkling wine will be available for purchase with your credit or debit card.

Create memories & take home a special keepsake at Clara’s Workshop!

For those who want to make the day even more special, you can decorate a pointe shoe for just $15, and all proceeds will go to our ‘Student Emergency Pointe Shoe Fund.’ Parents are encouraged to help children under 6 with their craft.

New Performance Venue

This year the live performance and dance party will take place in SacBallet’s Studio 1. To protect our floors we request anyone who would like to participate in the dance party kick off their shoes and dance in bare feet, socks, or bring their dance shoes!

Start the fun – 2 days early!

As you anticipate the tea, you can kickstart the fun and fundraising for our cause by participating in our virtual silent auction. Auction opens  Friday, Nov. 3rd at 12pm and closes Sunday, Nov. 5th at 6pm. Visit Silent Auction Link to explore exciting items and consider sharing our auction online to help us reach our goal!


At School of Sacramento Ballet, we are committed to providing world-class ballet training and performance opportunities to all students, regardless of financial barriers. By attending the Nutcracker Tea Fundraiser & Silent Auction, your support helps in so many ways!

Scholarships: Your generous donations will fund scholarships that open doors for talented young dancers who dream of pursuing ballet but lack the means.

Training Excellence: Your support helps us maintain high-quality training programs, ensuring that our students receive the best education possible.

Although there are no tickets left, you can still be a part of the fun!

Participate in our Virtual Silent Auction and get your holiday shopping done early for a good cause!

Browse the Auction

Make a Donation: Can’t attend? Consider making a donation to our cause, empowering aspiring dancers to reach their full potential, just click the button below.

Tickets are sold out.


Adults: $50 
Children 14 and under $25

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