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 infants, children, and adults.
David H. Koch Theater
Enter via Lobby
West 63rd Street and Columbus Avenue
2015-16 Season Events
A BALLET JOURNEY FROM PAST TO PRESENT
Saturday, October 17 at 11 AM
Join us on a journey through time as we take a close look at ballet through the ages: past to present. From the age old love story of the Swan Queen and her Prince to a modern take on a Western classic, New York City Ballet performs it all. Family Saturdays Creative Director and Principal Dancer Daniel Ulbricht will guide your family through this fun filled hour long program featuring excerpts from NYCB’s timeless repertory.
Saturday, February 13 at 11 AM
New York City Ballet has always been known for encouraging the careers of innovative young dance makers. In this program, Family Saturdays Creative Director Daniel Ulbricht and artists from NYCB perform and provide insight on works by choreographers who have shaped this company. Discover the variety of choreography here at NYCB during this program perfect for families with children ages 5+.
Saturday, May 14 at 11 AM
Most people picture tutus, tiaras, and pointe shoes when they think of ballet, but ballet is so much more than just that! Join us as we learn what ballet is today. NYCB dancers and orchestra members will perform ballets by contemporary choreographers and more in this one hour Saturday morning presentation designed especially for families. Your child may just learn some new choreography too!