Proud fathers and smiling young ladies were the order of the day as The Colorado Ballet Auxiliary and the Colorado Ballet hosted the annual Sugarplum Ball at the Brown Palace Hotel.

The Sugarplum program is a memorable experience for second grade girls and a long-standing Denver tradition. A season of fun, friendship, and ballet appreciation culminates with The Sugarplum Ball followed by an on-stage presentation at Colorado Ballet’s magical performance of “The Nutcracker.” There are many activities for Sugarplums including the mother-daughter tea, a father-daughter party, and a holiday party.

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.”

For more information, log on to coloradoballetaux.org.