Family Saturdays

Appropriate for families with children ages 5 and older

Join us for these exciting one-hour presentations featuring short works and excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory, performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, NYCB Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs and offers insights on choreography, music, and dancers.

Family Saturdays are the perfect introduction to New York City Ballet and the world of classical dance!
$20 per person
Please note: Tickets are required for both children and adults.

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

2014-15 Season Events

Saturday, October 11 at 11 AM
Join us for an inside look at the remarkable dancers of New York City Ballet and their extraordinary footwork from company class to onstage performance. New York City Ballet’s rich repertory provides countless opportunities to show off the speed, elegance, agility, and musicality of the dancers. Principal Dancer Daniel Ulbricht will lead a tour through the complex and energetic steps featured in ballets performed this fall season.

Saturday, February 7 at 11 AM
New York City Ballet’s Founding Choreographer George Balanchine is most commonly known for his iconic version of The Nutcracker; he also choreographed over four hundred ballets in his lifetime. Host Daniel Ulbricht and dancers from the New York City Ballet will provide the audience with a true insider’s look into the depth and breadth of Balanchine’s ballets and greatest masterpieces. This program is the perfect introduction to Balanchine’s choreographic world for any ballet beginner.

Saturday, May 16 at 11 AM
Learn why "music comes first" at New York City Ballet. In this program New York City Ballet artists will lead the audience through ballet excerpts featuring unconventional music, with a variety of melodies and rhythms. Come join us we march, waltz, and snap our way through NYCB’s musical library. Family Saturdays: Musical Medley is generously supported by MetLife Foundation.