SLINGSHOT!
December 6: 8 pm - 12 am @ Billies Lounge
Kelly's Cellar (Camm Sublette, Chris Sorce, Bob Burger, John Drumm, Jeff Tune) is reuniting after 44 years for this special event honoring Lake Erie Ballet's founder Stacia Sublette. more info and tickets here
NUTCRACKER SPECIAL GUESTS: Brook & Bobby Wesner
Brooke started dance at age five under Hellie Schussler for her pre-professional training. Her presence on stage has been said to offer "lyrical melodrama" and "a most prominent...elegance"(The Arizona Republic and the Arizona Daily Star). Bobby and his wife Brooke Founded Neos Dance Theatre in 2004.  more info here
56th ANNUAL NUTCRACKER TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
with Hugh Keelan and the Lake Erie Ballet Orchestra, Neos Dance Theatre (Ashland OH), Sovereign Ballet, Mercyhurst University, Ballet Western Reserve (Youngstown OH) and the Children's Choir of St. Pauls' Church. Saturday, Dec. 20 & Sunday, Dec. 21 at the Warner Theatre.
more info here...
AUTISM FRIENDLY NUTCRACKER PERFORMANCE
Friday, Dec. 19th
The Mercyhurst Graduate Program in Special Education, through the Mercyhurst Institute of Applied Behavioral Studies (MIABS) will be working with Lake Erie Ballet to produce a meaningful and inclusive "autism friendly" performance of the classic ballet "The Nutcracker." more info...
SUGAR PLUM FAIRY PARTY!
Sunday, Dec. 21st 12:00—1:30 p.m. 
Celebrate the magic of the season with the stars of the Nutcracker! Play games, win prizes and take a chance to win presenting the Sugar Plum Fairy with her Sunday Performance Bouquet!
more info...
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Lake Erie Ballet is seeking an experienced classical ballet instructor. Full time position. Ballet Instruction, ages 8+. Staff and Student Jury & Review. Rehearsal Direction, per season.
more info...
The Cathedral of St Paul Children's Choir
The 56th Annual Nutcracker welcomes the return of The Episcopal Cathedral of St Paul Children's Choir.
Under the direction of Sharon Downey, Canon Musician of The Episcopal Cathedral of St Paul
more info...
BATTU - the dancer's beat. Vol 67 Issue 1
Monthly publication exploring all the amazing things happening at Lake Erie Ballet.  
Read the first issue of season 67 here

ArtMOVES 2014 Slideshow
Lake Erie Ballet with selections of the Erie Art Museum's Permanent Collection This extraordinary event - marrying works of art, visual and kinesthetic - May 23 & 24 at the Erie Playhouse, 13 W. 10th St.  more info here...
Dance For PD - a new program for people suffering from Parkinson Disease. This popular class, which has been offered at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn since 2001, is appropriate for anyone with PD, no matter how advanced. No dance experience is required. In chairs, at a barre or moving across the floor, you will explore elements of modern dance, ballet, tap, folk and social dancing, and Mark Morris company repertory in a non-pressured, social environment in which live music energizes, enriches and empowers.
Thank you to our generous sponsors and supporters:

Erie Arts & Culture, Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority, Lake Erie Ballet Guild - Friends of the Ballet, Northwest Savings Bank, ArtsErie, Erie Community Foundation – Erie Gives , Gary Cacchione and Dovetail Gallery, Donald Yusz and Citizen's Bank

THE AVALON: Located in the heart of downtown Erie, their exquisite ballrooms & smaller private rooms will accommodate 20 to 1000 for showers, concerts, receptions, conventions, meetings & much more! Whether you are looking for a modern traditional wedding, daily meetings with custom menus or overnight accommodations the Avalon is the place to be.
The Avalon is conviently located one block from the Warner Theatre and the Nutcracker!

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