The Nutcracker
Dec 27

The Nutcracker

  • Overture Center for the Arts

Madison Ballet’s dazzling classic lights up Overture Hall for the holiday season. Follow Clara and her Nutcracker as they travel through swirling snowflakes to a colorful garden filled with characters to delight the young and young-at-heart.

Tickets on sale now! Click the photo for more information.

Nutcracker Brunch
10:30 am10:30

Nutcracker Brunch

  • Madison Concourse Hotel

December 20, 2015 │10:30am to 12:30pm

Bring the whole family to experience Madison's newest holiday tradition! Meet, eat, and play with your favorite characters from The Nutcracker.

Space is limited—reserve your seats today. Click the photo for more information!

Chocolate Sunday
5:00 pm17:00

Chocolate Sunday

  • Next Door Brewing

Fine chocolates, a special Madison Ballet porter (we call it Porter Bras) from Next Door Brewing Co., and you! What a perfect way to kick off the 2015-16 season!

Ticket Price: $35

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Madison Ballet Night at the Mallards
7:00 pm19:00

Madison Ballet Night at the Mallards

  • Madison Mallards

Join Madison Ballet on June 11th for a fun night at the ballpark, with part of your ticket purchase going to support the ballet! 

  • $12 gets you a ticket and a mallards hat
  • $18 gets you a ticket, 90 min of all-you-can-eat ballpark food, and unlimited soda
  • $25 gets you a ticket, 90 min of all-you-can-eat ballpark food, and all you can drink beer

To purchase tickets, go to
Then enter keyword: BALLET
Click "BUY" (at the bottom of the page)
Choose your seat!

See you there!

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School of Madison Ballet Workshop
1:30 pm13:30

School of Madison Ballet Workshop

  • Bartell Theatre

Join students of the School of Madison Ballet for the annual SMB Workshop, hosted by Madison Ballet’s Artistic Director, W. Earle Smith.

More than a recital, this FREE informance featuring students of the School of Madison Ballet offers a unique look at the training of today’s ballet dancers. Students demonstrate class exercises as well as classical variations.

Performances at 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm. Seating is limited, and on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Bartell Theatre, 113 E Mifflin St, Madison.

Cinderella Ball
6:00 pm18:00

Cinderella Ball

  • The Madison Club

Dreams really do come true when Madison Ballet's opens the castle doors for the Cinderella Ball at the Madison Club!

Welcome spring with a glamorous night of cocktailsdinner, and music provided by an ensemble from the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra capped off by a silent auction featuring unforgettable travel, sports and gift packages. Meet and mingle with the cast of Cinderella, too!

For a list of auction items, click here.

All proceeds benefit Madison Ballet's Scholarship Program, which provides over $30,000 in aid to dancers in our community each season.

Formal attire encouraged.

Ticket sales for the 2015 Cinderella Ball have closed. Please join us at the Cinderella performances on March 28-29 in Overture Hall!