Family Programming

Tea with the Sugarplum Fairy

Attend a matinee performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, before enjoying a delicious buffet, face painting, candy stations, and a chance to meet with the Sugarplum Fairy.

The performance will take place at 12pm at the Academy of Music, and the Tea will begin at 2pm across the street at the DoubleTree Philadelphia.

To make a reservation, please contact Arajua Backman, Manager of Sales & Audience Development, at 215.587.6921 or


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Whether you enjoy the grandeur and pageantry of full-length ballets or the breathtaking innovation of more contemporary works, our 54th season consists of a mixed repertoire designed to thrill and delight.

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Pennsylvania Ballet comprises a team of dedicated professionals—each one devoted to bringing you the most thrilling and inspired works ballet has to offer.

The School

The School of Pennsylvania Ballet offers the highest caliber dance education of any program in the Greater Philadelphia area, providing our students with exceptional technical training and unparalleled performance opportunities.