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Nutcracker Ballet Breaks

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December 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 19, 2020

One event on December 28, 2020 at 11:00 am

Suggested Ages: 3 to 8

FREE

Join New York City Ballet artists via Zoom for a series of lively Saturday morning movement activities. Each 30-minute workshop taught by a NYCB dancer includes a warm-up and choreography inspired by George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. Stretch, twirl, and leap on a journey to the Land of Sweets where we will explore basic ballet concepts and learn a new dance together each week.

No prior dance training needed. Designed for ages 3 – 8.

Nutcracker Magic Pass packages include access to all Ballet Breaks events and a host of Nutcracker goodies, including the opportunity to meet an NYCB dancer.

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Take unlimited classes three times a week for one monthly fee.

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