Free, Family-Friendly Program Introduces Children to Ballet
The School of American Ballet will present free lecture-demonstrations on February and March weekends in Brooklyn and Queens in a family-friendly program suitable for children ages 4 and up. The 45-minute presentation entitled The Beauty of Ballet will illustrate how students develop into accomplished classical ballet dancers, alternating examples of advanced classroom training exercises with the performance of excerpts from ballets such as Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty. and The Four Temperaments. School of American Ballet faculty member Katrina Killian (a former New York City Ballet soloist) and advanced students from SAB will be featured in the enchanting and informative introduction to the art of classical ballet.
The Beauty of Ballet performance dates, times and locations are as follows:
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm
1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
14 United Nations South
(at Campus Place and Hillel Place)
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Free admission. No tickets required.
Free admission. Reservation required.
Call 718-760-0064 to reserve tickets.
SAB’s presentation of The Beauty of Ballet is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.