Bring Charlotte Ballet to you! In-School or In-Theater. Professional dancers from Charlotte Ballet present an interactive educational performance program in your school or public venue! These 60-minute narrated performances feature diverse excerpts from the Company’s contemporary and classical ballets. Active participation by students and an informal Q&A with dancers make this an exciting program. See education programs brochure for full descriptions.
Download the Education Programs Brochure HERE.
Elementary Storybook Program- Once Upon a Time or Swan Lake
Middle, High School and Post Secondary Students-
Poems and Prose, Toni Morrison
$1,000 per school for the 1 hour program.
COST: VARIES BY RESIDENCY
Charlotte Ballet offers four residency opportunities where professional dancers and/or teaching artists will spend a day, a week or months with your school in a residency program.
*Repertory Residencies (Grades 2-12)
*Arts Integrated Residencies (Grades K-12)
*Dance-A-Story Workshops (Grades K-2), see below for description
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.
Download Education Programs Brochure HERE.
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.
COST: VARIES BY WORKSHOP
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.
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.