October – December 2021
March – June 2022
- Eight movement-based workshops
- Classroom teacher professional development session
- NYCB student matinee performance or recording access*
Fall: $450 per class | Winter: $500 per class*
Encourage your students to explore dance as a form of communication through the integration of writing and movement activities. Participating classes write their own original story and work with an NYCB Teaching Artist to transform their written words to movement over the course of eight movement-based workshops.
Students focus on the importance of elements such as character, setting, and plot in both writing and dance. Ballet Tales contributes to a greater understanding of how storytelling through dance can transcend the components of text, movement, and music, and culminates in a sharing of student-choreographed work. Students will view a NYCB performance through live recording access or by attending a live NYCB performance at Lincoln Center.
Our NYCB Teaching Artist created a positive atmosphere where everyone felt that their ideas were valued. As a result, all students took the time to listen to one another.2nd Grade Teacher, Queens
A look at Ballet Tales
*Student Matinee Performances and in-school instruction will be offered in accordance with city and NYCB employee health guidelines. In the event that a live performance or onsite instruction is not feasible, a virtual alternative will be provided and the fee will be reduced accordingly. This may vary for fall and winter sessions.