Thomas Armour Youth Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is Miami’s oldest presentation of the holiday classic, and has been enjoyed by over 300,000 audience members over 39 years. Its cast is a celebration of Miami’s diversity, featuring students from all five TAYB locations, advanced dancers from New World School of the Arts, and internationally known guest stars.

Now it’s time to replace the original backdrops and set pieces, ensuring this holiday tradition lives on for another 40 years! Be a part of the magic, relive heart-warming memories, and create new ones by joining the campaign. Visit for a list of donor benefits for our participants. 

Donor Benefits


Up to $40:  Special Listing in the 2016 Nutcracker Commemorative Program Book.

$40 – $100: Previous benefits plus a Nutcracker gift.

Party Guests
$100 – $499: Previous benefits plus invitation to “Sneak Peek” reception.

$500 – $999:  Previous benefits plus Two “A” tickets to the 2016 Nutcracker performances.

$1,000 – $4,900:  Previous benefits plus perpetual listing in all future Nutcracker program books, and
your name engraved on an ornament hanging from the growing Christmas Tree.

$5,000 – $9.999:  Previous benefits plus co-underwriting credit for set pieces in perpetuity.

Christmas Trees
$10,000 – $24,999:  Previous benefits plus underwriting credit for the Christmas Tree in perpetuity.

Sugar Plum Fairies
$25,000:  Underwriting of a “Scene” acknowledged in perpetuity in programs , press materials and

Presenting Sponsor
$50,000:  Underwriting of the entire production credit, acknowledged in perpetuity in programs, press
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