The Beauty of Ballet
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
Suggested Ages: 4 to 14+
Have you ever wondered how ballerinas dance on their toes? Or how dancers turn without getting dizzy? Learn the answers to those questions and more during this family-friendly performance featuring excerpts from famous ballets including The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker.
Advanced students from the School of American Ballet and faculty member Katrina Killian offer a sneak peek inside the classroom to see how students train to become professional ballet dancers. Guests of all ages are even invited to learn a few steps right from their seats.
Also at 3 pm.
Online reservations strongly recommended.
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Skates and booties rentals included (starting at size 9). You can bring your own skates but make sure they are sharpened.
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