It costs close to $60,000 each year to produce a full-stage ballet production such as The Nutcracker Suite.
In recent years Legacy Ballet Foundation has expanded to include spring productions such as Giselle in 2017, Beauty and the Beast in 2018 and the Gala showcase, featuring Kathryn Morgan and Sean Rollofson in 2019.
Sample production budget for one full-length ballet:
Backdrops and props $8,000
Costumes and supplies $10,000
Guest artists $12,000
Dancer training and rehearsals $27,000
Other expenses $3,000
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