The Sugarplum Alum program continues as part of the Sugarplum program. During this second year, third grade girls attend The Sugarplum Ball and actually perform on stage during the opening party scene in one of Colorado Ballet’s performances of “The Nutcracker.” Only previous Sugarplums are eligible to participate in the Sugarplum Alum program.
Benefits: The Sugarplum Alum fee covers the girl’s attendance at the following events:
- May/June: Dress Fitting
- September: Mother’s Informational Coffee
- September: Alum Etiquette Luncheon (alum group portrait photographed)
- October/November: Father-Daughter Event with Sugarplums & Alums
- November: Holiday Party
- November: Sugarplum Ball (Note: This is the Friday after Thanksgiving.)
- December: Alums dance in opening party scene at one performance of “The Nutcracker” (scheduled in November or December)
In addition, participants in the Sugarplum Alum program will receive:
- Sugarplum Alum dress, slip, tights, ballet slippers, and hair bow
- Tickets for two adults and the Sugarplum Alum for the Sugarplum Ball
- Tickets for those adults who attend the ball and the Sugarplum Alum to attend the Alum performance of “The Nutcracker”
- A ticket for the Sugarplum Alum to attend a Colorado Ballet matinee performance (fall or spring depending on Colorado Ballet’s schedule)
- Special gift presented at the Sugarplum Ball
- Professional photography package, including photo with the Sugarplum Fairy
- Photo and name in “The Nutcracker” program
- Parents listed as contributors to Colorado Ballet’s Annual Fund
Applications: Only girls who participated in the Sugarplum program the previous year are eligible for the Sugarplum Alum program. There is no separate application for the Sugarplum Alum program.
The child’s parent MUST remain an active member of the Colorado Ballet Auxiliary throughout the entire length of the program. (Join or Renew Now!)
Fees: The fee for participation in the Sugarplum Alum program is currently $2500. This amount must be paid in full by May 1st of the year in which the girl is to be presented.