This year, Ballet San Antonio is honoring those who have served on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a way to say thank you from our community, we want to put our front line workers center stage in our largest show of the year, The Nutcracker.

Please nominate an educator, healthcare professional, first responder or frontline hero in your life who you believe deserves the spotlight.

The Nutcracker will be performed from December 3rd – 12th and of the nominations, we will choose 7 nominees to take the stage as the iconic character, Mother Ginger. No dance background or skills are required.


Nominations close Sunday, October 24th at 11:59 pm.

Nominate Someone Today!

“The Nutcracker has been a joyous staple of the holiday season that spans generations.” says Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff.  “Ballet San Antonio continues this wonderful tradition by honoring those who have served on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic as they worked to save lives and keep our community safe.”

No dance experience required.

There will be a time commitment of one rehearsal (to be scheduled with each honoree) and one performance per honoree.

Each honoree will receive tickets for friends, family and colleagues/students to attend their performance.

The available performance dates are:

All performances will be held at the prestigious Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.

An experience you will never forget

Be sure to check out these articles from The San Antonio Report and the San Antonio Express News to get an in-depth glimpse at what it’s like to step into Mother Ginger’s Shoes.