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The Petite Patron Program is designed to teach young audience members how good it feels to contribute to the local arts community—helping to make them lifelong supporters of the arts. It also makes them feel special and connected to the dancers and The Tallahassee Ballet performances. Petite Patronage is a terrific gift for grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other young ones in your life.


Benefits include:

  • Free entry for the Petite Patron and one chaperone to the Children’s Nutcracker Party on Sunday, December 4th, 2022 at The Tallahassee Ballet studios from 1:30-3:30 pm.

  • Additional perks at the Children’s Nutcracker Party include:
    —Complimentary photo from Master Photographer Dina Ivory with Santa Claus
    —VIP line to photo with Santa Claus
    —Special gift

  • Your name in The Nutcracker and Dance for Spring playbills

  • Invitation to Backstage at the Ballet where you can tour the studio and wardrobe room and watch rehearsals



$50 for the first child

$35 per additional child

Due to printing deadlines, Petite Patron forms must be received no later than 10am, Monday, November 21, 2022, to be included in The Nutcracker programs.

Petite Patron
Children’s Nutcracker Party
Kingdom-of Sweets Candy Corner

Sunday, December 4th, 2022 (1:30-3:30pm) at The Tallahassee Ballet studios

  • Take your picture with Santa by Master Photographer Dina Ivory (additional charge)

  • See the dancers in action

  • Hear the story of The Nutcracker in our “Story Corner”

  • Get photographs with, and autographs from, the dancers

  • Make your own goodie bags at our “Kingdom of Sweets Corner” 

Santa Claus

$30* per child / $10 for each additional guest

*1st child includes admission for one chaperone.


clara and prince with guest
pick your own candy
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