Appropriate for families with children ages 5 and older
Priority seating for American Sign Language Interpretation is available for all Family Saturdays presentations. 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.
Orchestra and First Ring / $32 per person
Second through Fourth Ring / $22 per person
Free for NYCB Members at the Fellow level and above (4 tickets)
Please note that tickets are required for infants, children, and adults.
David H. Koch Theater
Enter via Lobby
West 63rd Street and Columbus Avenue
2019 - 20 Season Events
BALANCHINE FOR BEGINNERS
SAT, OCT 12 at 11 AM | PAST EVENT
New York City Ballet’s Founding Choreographer George Balanchine is best known for his iconic work The Nutcracker, but did you know that he also choreographed over four hundred other ballets? From glimmering jewels to the Scottish highlands, you’ll see some of his greatest masterpieces and learn about the dance legacy he created for generations to enjoy. This program is the perfect introduction to Balanchine’s choreographic world for any ballet beginner!
A SWAN STORY
SAT, FEB 22 at 11 AM | BUY TICKETS
The wicked sorcerer von Rotbart has transformed Odette and her friends into swans; only at night can they return to their human form. Will Prince Siegfried be able to save Odette or will she be doomed to remain a swan forever? Join us as we journey to the enchanted lakeside where Prince Siegfried and Odette’s heartbreaking love story unfolds. Host Daniel Ulbricht and the artists of NYCB will provide a unique look at Swan Lake, one of the most famous ballets of all time, in this presentation perfectly suited for families.
A MAGICAL MIDSUMMER
SAT, MAY 30 at 11 AM | CANCELLED
Feuding fairy kingdoms, quarreling couples, and a troupe of bumbling actors become entangled in a magical forest and at the center of it all: a mischievous elf named Puck. Come along as we explore George Balanchine’s beloved ballet inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In this fun-filled, hour-long program you’ll see excerpts from this charming ballet and hear from the artists who perform it.
Photo © Rosalie O'Connor