Milwaukee Ballet: Becomes local, one-stop shop for the holidays

Velia Alvarez
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$200 Buys a Family-Four Pack to “The Nutcracker” and a $10 Pick ‘n’ Save Gift Card

MILWAUKEE – Nov. 25, 2013 – Milwaukee Ballet is offering a way to keep holiday dollars local
this season with its “Tickets & Turkeys” sales event on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2013. On that day, a
Family Four-Pack will cost $200 – a $40 savings – and will include a $10 gift card valid at any of
Roundy’s Pick ’n Save or Metro Market stores. (Gift card limited to first 50 Family Four-Packs.)

“Before you run to the store with your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, you can stop by the
Milwaukee Ballet box office to get your tickets to ‘The Nutcracker,’ tickets to our future shows and
even Milwaukee Ballet merchandise such as t-shirts, tote bags, DVDs and more,” noted Milwaukee
Ballet Executive Director Dennis Buehler.

The promotion is made possible by a generous donation of gift cards from Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc.

The “Tickets & Turkeys” sales event lets families keep their holiday shopping dollars local,
experience Milwaukee Ballet and cross some gift-buying off their list.

Milwaukee Ballet presents “The Nutcracker,” one of Milwaukee’s favorite holiday traditions,
December 14 – 27 at the Marcus Center.

The Milwaukee Ballet 2013-14 Season continues with “Winter Series,” featuring works by three
different choreographers, February 13 – 16 at the Pabst Theater; “Spring Series, showcasing new
works and piano accompaniment, April 3 – 6 at the Marcus Center; and world-premiere “Mirror
Mirror,” Michael Pink’s twist on the classic tale of Snow White, May 15-18 at the Marcus Center.

About Milwaukee Ballet

Founded in 1970, Milwaukee Ballet strives to inspire its audiences to think within and beyond
traditional ballet through the presentation of quality performances and the implementation of

educational opportunities. Milwaukee Ballet and Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy are
recognized among the top companies in the nation. Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy is the
only professional dance school in the Midwest accredited by the National Association of Schools of
Dance. With an annual operating budget of more than $5 million, Milwaukee Ballet presents more
than 40 performances to more than 50,000 people each year. Its resident company includes 24
professional dancers along with 20 trainees in The Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II Program and
is one of the few dance companies in the country to maintain its own symphony orchestra.
Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy, the official school of the Ballet, has an enrollment of more
than 1,000 students at three locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.