Professional dancers from Charlotte Ballet bring an interactive, educational performance program to your school or public venue, narrating and performing classic and contemporary works from Charlotte Ballet’s current repertoire. Age-appropriate performance programs are available for elementary, middle and high school audiences. This 60-minute performance can come to gyms, stages or multi-purpose rooms. Audience participation and a question and answer session make this an exciting program for students.
COST: VARIES BY RESIDENCY
Charlotte Ballet offers repertory residencies and residencies in capturing creativity. Professional dancers and/or teaching artists will spend a day, a week or months at your school in a residency program tailored to meet curriculum needs. Classic and contemporary ballets serve as a catalyst inspiring student learning through Charlotte Ballet’s repertoire. Through dance composition and performance, students explore topics from language arts, mathematics, science or social studies curricula. Students build creativity and problem-solving skills while being physically engaged through the art form of dance.
COST: MONTHLY TUITION/CHILD
FIRST STEPS PRE-SCHOOL DANCE CLASS
Appropriate for students ages 3-5 years. A fun and encouraging environment, students explore musicality, rhythm, creativity and movement through space. A Charlotte Ballet professional teaching artist will introduce age appropriate stretching, basic strengthening, balance, motor skill development and coordination during a 45 minute class once a week at your child’s pre-school or daycare. Classes run September-May and culminate with an end-of-year performance.
Young children are introduced to the world of ballet through classic stories, creative movement, music, a prop and costume show-and-tell and a takeaway activity. This 45-minute, interactive workshop appropriate for preschool and young elementary-age children comes to your location (school, library, community location), wonderful for library story hours, integrating literacy, multi-cultural education, kinesthetic learning and reading.
Featuring for 2019/2020 Season: Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty
SALUTE TO EDUCATORS
Each season, Charlotte Ballet honors outstanding individuals with three awards: Dance Educator of the Year, Dance Student of the Year and Dance Champion of the Year. During the Education Salute, each award recipient will receive a plaque and tickets to all performances. The nomination period is now open.