Charlotte Ballet’s Family Matinees

Special performances designed just for families!

Family Matinees are the perfect introduction to Charlotte Ballet and the world of dance. Thanks to the continued support of The Leon Levine Foundation, funding will support our initiative designed to bring more families to Charlotte Ballet performances with special educational experiences and lower ticket prices for children.


Pre-show activities begin at 1 PM, followed by the performance at 2 PM.

Show Run Time: Only 1-hour

Ages: Appropriate for all children

EVERY FAMILY MATINEE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES

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Special Pre-Show Activities

Special pre-show activities related to the performance to educate children on concepts they will see in the ballet.

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Abbreviated Performance

An abbreviated, one-hour performance with shortened versions of programmed works or focus on select pieces.

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On-Stage Host

An on-stage host, either a staff member or dancer, to guide the experience and offer behind-the-scenes insights!

FAMILY MATINEE PERFORMANCES

Select “Buy Tickets” next to your date of choice to view tickets through our exclusive ticketing partner, CarolinaTix.

During Charlotte Ballet’s 2018/2019 SEASON, Family Matinees will be held for FALL WORKS in October, PETER PAN in March and SPRING WORKS in April.

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FALL WORKS

Saturday, October 13 | 2 PM              Buy Tickets

Celebrate the centennial of landmark artist Jerome Robbins. Our Resident Choreographer Sasha Janes – called a “choreographer to watch” by the Washington Post – presents the world premiere of his new creation, set to Bernstein’s iconic music.

Artistic Director Hope Muir introduces Charlotte audiences to French choreographer Medhi Walerski’s Petite Cérémonie, which reviewers call a “light-hearted piece full of spunky energy.

Peter Pan

March 9 | Saturday | 2 PM              Buy Tickets

March 10 | Sunday | 2 PM               Buy Tickets

March 16 | Saturday | 2 PM            Buy Tickets

March 17 | Sunday | 2 PM               Buy Tickets

Let your imagination take flight on a spectacular journey to Neverland! Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s gravity-defying Peter Pan promises high-flying adventure, extravagant sets and costumes and marvelous dance for an experience you’ll never, never forget.

*Peter Pan Family Matinees will be full-length performances.

SPRING WORKS

Saturday, April 27 | 2 PM             Buy Tickets

Spring Works highlights the power of human connection through British choreographer David Dawson’s Opus 11.

Acclaimed choreographer Helen Pickett returns to create a new commission that is sure to capture the beauty and power of our artists.

After resounding success and powerful audience response, we bring back Johan Inger’s stylistic game-changer Walking Mad.


ON THE BLOG

CHARLOTTE BALLET CONTINUES FAMILY MATINEES

Charlotte Ballet’s special, family-friendly performances continue this season thanks to support from The Leon Levine Foundation.

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2017/2018 SPRING WORKS FAMILY MATINEE

Check out our Spring Works Family Matinee activities from last season and see how they related to the performance!

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PRETTY / POWERFUL: CHARLOTTE BALLET’S 2018/19 SEASON

Want to see what else is in store for our 2018/2019 Season? Mommies night out, here we come!

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PLAN YOUR VISIT

Theater, Seating & Parking

Need directions, theater information or want to get the best rates on parking? We’ve got you covered.

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Dining & Activities

Uptown Charlotte is bustling with restaurants, museums and fun! Make it a perfect ballet outing by adding on some of our favorite things near the theater.

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