If you weren’t able to see the ultimate ballet, The Nutcracker, this pasPicture 11t holiday season, there’s no reason to feel like you missed out. The highly acclaimed New York City Ballet’s winter season begins in January and the repertoire is filled with many different performances.

The season will kick-off with Balanchine’s gorgeous A Midsummer Night’s Dream and in the month of January will also include Romeo + Juliet, Sleeping Beauty, and All Russian. A highlight of the season- and the month- is on January 22nd. In honor of founder George Balanchine’s birthday, the one-night performance will feature dance inspired by three countries that most influenced the legendary founder.