Win FREE TIX to the NYC Ballet @ SPAC on Saturday

The NYC Ballet performing "Rubies" from George Balanchine's Jewels (photo by Paul Kolnik)
The NYC Ballet performing "Rubies" from George Balanchine's Jewels (photo by Paul Kolnik)

The New York City Ballet’s summer season at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center heads into its second and final week tonight. One of the highlights of every summer in Saratoga Springs since 1966, the ballet attracts nearly 35,000 fans to SPAC each year, offering world class grace, beauty and artistry.

We’re giving away a pair of FREE LAWN TIX to Saturday evening’s performance (July 16), the final night of the ballet’s summer residency. The program features “Jewels,” the sparkling crown jewel of NYC Ballet’s repertoire with music by Fauré, Stravinsky and Tschaikovsky with choreography by the great George Balanchine.

The New York City Ballet will be in residence at SPAC through Saturday with evening performances at 8pm on Tuesday-Saturday, as well as matinee performances at 2pm on Thursdays and Saturdays. Tix for evening performances are $26, $47, $54.50, $64.50, $72.50; lawn $20; kids 12 and under free on the lawn. Matinee tix are $27.50; $23.50 for seniors, children and students; lawn admission is $10; kids 12 and under are free on the lawn.

But we mentioned earlier, we’re giving away a pair of FREE LAWN TIX to a lucky Nippertown reader for Saturday night’s performance of “Jewels.” To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. The winners will be selected at random and notified on Friday. Good luck! Congratulations, Shawna!

  1. gina says

    How exciting it would be to be able to take my young son, a fledgling dancer, to see the NYC Ballet–a company whose ground I worshiped as a young ballerina myself. Thanks for this terrific give away, and sweet website of local events.

  2. Kate says

    I would love to win tickets! I used to go to the ballet every year, but because of the economy I haven’t had the money this year to enjoy it. I hope I win!!

  3. FH says

    I would be happy to win lawn tickets.

  4. steve ward says

    Would love to spend Saturday on the lawn with my daughter!

  5. Heather says

    Sounds lovely, so I’ll throw my name in the “hat” 🙂

  6. Shawna says

    I would love to win tickets to the ballet so I can take my daughter!

  7. Mellinda says

    <3 NYC Ballet @ SPAC!:)

  8. Alice says

    Pick ME Pick ME!!

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  10. Rose says

    Much needed escape from my current reality. Would be very grateful to watch “Jewels” beneath the full moon and stars! Sure to lighten my load.

  11. matt says

    I’d love to go to this.

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