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The Nutcracker Fund for Children

An initiative by Les Grands Ballets

Les Grands Ballets is committed to giving back to the community.
For 22 years, The Nutcracker Fund has, with your generous help, been sharing the magic of this timeless ballet with less fortunate children.

The Nutcracker Fund offers a complete immersion in the show’s universe by allowing:

  • An educational matinee performance for 2,800 children

  • Educational workshops for 1,500 students

  • A support to The Nutcracker' annual renewal

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Our Donors & Partners

OUR 2018 PARTNERS

NUTCRACKER CIRCLE - $25,000 AND MORE
National BankFondation JA desève
Canada-Vie
KING OF CANDYLAND CIRCLE - $10,000 AND MORE
DentonsHydro-Québec
Investors Group
MOUSE CIRCLE – $5,000 AND MORE
Fondation Bon départ
Pratt & Whitney Canada
Ariane Riou & Réal Plourde Foundation
Fondation Jacques & Michel AugerTD

THE NUTCRACKER IN NUMBERS

More than 350 costumes
165 characters
$180,000 invested each year to revamp part of the sets and costumes
Average cost of a costume: $2,500
Cost of The King of Candyland costume: $15,000!
Cost of a pair of point shoes: $150 ($4,000 per performance)!
Cost of the orchestra: $16,000 per performance!