Inside NYCB

These one-hour onstage presentations explore the history and inner workings of New York City Ballet through performance and discussion, offering audiences unique access to the esteemed performers and collaborators of NYCB. Whether you’re new to ballet or a seasoned aficionado, these thought-provoking presentations promise to engage and enlighten.

$20 per person
NYCB Circle of Friends, Founders' Council, and Members of the New Combinations Fund may access complimentary tickets while supplies last.
Printed tickets are required for all attendees, including members. Seating is assigned.

David H. Koch Theater
Enter via Lobby
West 63rd Street and Columbus Avenue

Priority seating for American Sign Language Interpretation is available for all Inside NYCB programs. To purchase tickets, please contact (212) 870-5636 or All seats are subject to availability.

2016-17 Season Events

Staging The Sleeping Beauty, Monday, January 30 at 6:30 PM
Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins’ elaborate yet streamlined version of The Sleeping Beauty returns to the stage this winter. Join us for a never-before-seen look at what it takes to recreate this immense production featuring over one hundred dancers. You’ll see excerpts from the ballet before it opens to the public, and hear from the dancers and artistic staff who bring this enchanting masterpiece to life.
On sale Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 12 PM

Here/Now: Ratmansky and Peck, Monday, May 1 at 6:30 PM
Heralded by The New York Times as “America’s pre-eminent ballet-makers today” Alexei Ratmansky and Justin Peck are each celebrated during the spring’s Here/Now Festival with programs dedicated entirely to their works. This one-hour onstage program will feature an engaging conversation with both distinguished choreographers and excerpts from some of their most beloved ballets created for NYCB.
On sale Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 12 PM


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