Appropriate for families with children ages 5 and older
Priority seating for American Sign Language Interpretation is available for all Family Saturdays performances. To purchase tickets, please contact (212) 870-5636 or email@example.com. All seats are subject to availability.
Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and dancers.
Family Saturdays are the perfect introduction to NYCB and the world of classical dance!
Strongly recommended for children over 5 years of age. Children under the age of 5 may find this program difficult to follow.
$22 per person
Free for NYCB Members at the Fellow level and above (4 tickets)
Please note: Tickets are required for infants, children, and adults.
David H. Koch Theater
Enter via Lobby
West 63rd Street and Columbus Avenue
2016-17 Season Events
Journey of a Dancer, Saturday, October 15 at 11 AM
Join us for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the life of a dancer as we make our way through the ranks, from student to principal. You’ll learn about dancers’ training, daily preparation, company roles, and what it’s like to perform onstage in this interactive presentation designed especially for family audiences.
Story Time with NYCB, Saturday, February 25 at 11 AM
Narrative ballets have captivated audiences for hundreds of years, including fairytale classics like Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty. Join Family Saturdays Creative Director Daniel Ulbricht as we turn the page through story ballets that will warm your heart and make you laugh. This program features a variety of ballet excerpts for all ages to enjoy and shows your family how stories can be told through the extraordinary world of dance.
A Magical Midsummer, Saturday, May 27 at 11 AM
Feuding fairy kingdoms, quarreling couples, and a troupe of bumbling actors become entangled in a magical forest, and at the center of all of the mayhem is a mischievous elf named Puck. Explore George Balanchine’s beloved ballet inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Watch excerpts from this enchanting fairytale and hear insights from the artists who perform it.