Matinee Magic Subscription

EXPERIENCE the MAGIC of North Carolina Dance Theatre

Matinee Magic has expanded to include four matinees per performance series!

Share the magical EXPERIENCES of Nutcracker and Cinderella with the children in your life! North Carolina Dance Theatre’s Matinee Magic Subscription is an excellent and affordable way to introduce children to the wonderment of dance, expose them to the arts and excite their imaginations. With colorful sets and costumes, action-packed adventures, and opportunities to meet the performers, these storybook ballets are especially suited for the entire family. Become a Matinee Magic subscriber for the 2013-2014 Season and create lasting memories for you and your family. 

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Nutcracker and Cinderella are recommended for all ages. Wondering at what age your child is ready to attend a performance? A good gauge is if they’re able to sit through a movie.

Run time for each: approximately 2 hours with an intermission.

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Dec. 13-22, 2013 / Belk Theater
Matinee Magic dates: Dec 14-15, 21-22

Nutcracker celebrates the sights and sounds of the holiday season! Come along for this holiday voyage featuring choreography by Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, live music from the Charlotte Symphony and over 100 performers. Be there as the Nutcracker Prince triumphs over the evil Mouse King and as the Sugar Plum Fairy entertains Clara, her Nutcracker Prince and the audience with dazzling dancing sweets.

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March 6-16, 2014 / Knight Theater
Matinee Magic dates: March 8-9, 15-16

Storytelling at its finest – Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s colorful and classic Cinderella is full of magic, humor and romance. Audiences of all ages enjoy the beloved fairy tale of a young girl who goes from being a lonely servant to a beautiful princess. With extravagant sets and costumes and powered by Prokofiev’s lush score, Cinderella includes a rich array of characters including silly step-sisters, a delightful princess, entertaining puppets and, of course, a handsome prince.

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Prices reflect Blumenthal Performing Arts required facility fees.

Click here for seating charts> Select seating in the Knight Theater and you will be placed in comparable seating in the Belk Theater, where Nutcracker is performed.

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Supreme Savings
Matinee Magic is discounted 50% for children! This is the BEST children’s price ticket. Regular ticket buyers only receive a $3 discount on children’s tickets.

Access to the Stars
Children can ask the stars of Nutcracker and Cinderella questions, have their complimentary performance poster signed, see the beautiful costumes up-close, take photos with their favorite characters and enjoy tasty snacks.

Great Seats
Handpick the perfect seats for your family! You’ll have priority access to seating. This means when everyone else is scrambling to get their tickets, you’ll have nothing to worry about.

Peace of Mind
Life can be unpredictable, so our no-hassle exchange policy means you can easily switch your tickets to another date or even another performance. Plus, if your tickets are lost, we’ll replace them for free.

Exclusive Opportunities
In addition to becoming a Matinee Magic Subscriber you are also invited to join the Relevé Society. With a tax-deductible donation of $100 or more, you’ll join this special group of donors receiving exclusive invitations to attend a sneak preview of Cinderella and your name or your child’s name in our performance playbills.

Season Performances:
Click here to learn about 2013-2014 Season Performances

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Mon-Sat, 10 AM-6 PM

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Box Office
Belk Theater Lobby
130 N. Tryon St.
Mon-Sat, 10 AM-6 PM
Click here for directions