Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre | School Performances of The Nutcracker
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School Performances of The Nutcracker

ACCESS TO THE ARTS FOR ALL

José Mateo Ballet Theatre believes that ballet should be accessible and enjoyed by people of all racial, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.  As part of our Dance for the CommonWealth’s Concerts for Young Audiences program, JMBT proudly offers 1,500+ school children the opportunity to attend school-time performances of The Nutcracker, at dramatically-reduced prices in order to cultivate an appreciation for dance and the performing arts in youth throughout the greater Boston area.

2017 SCHOOL-TIME PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Tuesday, December 19
Wednesday, December 20
Thursday, December 21

PERFORMANCE TIME
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

LOCATION
The Strand Theatre
543 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125

TICKET FEE
Tickets are $12 per student, teacher and chaperone

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR TICKETS
To reserve tickets for your class or school group, please download and complete the School Show Order Form here.

Completed forms can me emailed to Jamie Kimmel at jkimmel@ballettheatre.org or mailed to José Mateo Ballet Theatre Concerts for Young Audiences, 400 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138.

For additional questions or concerns, please contact Jamie during her office hours (M-F, 10a,-3pm) by email or phone at 617-354-7467.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Title I Schools
José Mateo Ballet Theatre offers additional financial assistance to Massachusetts schools that qualify as Title 1 schools where 15% or more of the student population qualify as low-income.  Title 1 schools pay only $6 per student/teacher/chaperone as opposed to $12.

To access this discounted rate, please submit a letter from your Principle on school letterhead confirming your school’s Title 1 status in conjunction with your completed School Show Order Form.  If you have any additional questions, please contact Lori Manzelli by email or phone at 617-354-7467 x107.

State Funded Grants
The Massachusetts Cultural Council offers grants and school bus subsidies to teachers and administrators to help cover the cost of tickets to field trips like The Nutcracker through their Creative Youth programming.  Click here for more information on how the MCC can help make this field trip possible!