Charlotte Ballet is among the finest mid-sized dance companies in the United States. Charlotte Ballet provides artistically excellent programming to diverse audiences in its home city of Charlotte, North Carolina, the Southeast region, and to the varied communities it serves while on tour across the nation. Led by internationally acclaimed Artistic Director Hope Muir, Charlotte Ballet is known for its strong dancers and versatile repertoire, ranging from classical ballet to bold, contemporary works. Charlotte Ballet stays true to its tagline- performing, inspiring and educating!
Charlotte Ballet’s Education and Community Engagement Program is recognized as one of the leading programs in the United States. Our education programs engage students, teachers and the community-at-large through dynamic, educational performances and innovative curriculum-based activities. Classic and contemporary ballets serve as a catalyst for student learning connecting with North Carolina Essential Standards and Common Core State Standards. Charlotte Ballet offers special incentives, online multimedia pre-performance guides and post-performance Q and A’s with dancers.
In April 2014, North Carolina Dance Theatre began operating as Charlotte Ballet.
701 North Tryon Street
Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance in Charlotte, North Carolina. The two-day festival welcomes regional students in grades 6-12 who are representing
their middle or high school. New this year we will be adding 2 Musical Theater classes for dancers who are interested as well in musical theater programs.
The cost of the two-day festival includes:
– A commemorative Festival t-shirt
– A ticket to Charlotte Ballet’s Saturday matinee performance of Fall Works
– A hip-hop dance class and party on Saturday night
– A full day of dance classes in various genres on Sunday
– Entry into the adjudicated Festival performance on Sunday night
October 26-27, 2019
Saturday, October 26
1 PM Festival Check-in Knight Theater – 2nd floor, 430 S Tryon Street
2 PM Fall Works Performance Knight Theater
4 PM- 6 PM Hotel Check-in & Various
Dinner on your own
6 PM – 9 PM Hip Hop Class & Center for Dance
Networking Party with DJ 701 N Tryon Street
Sunday, October 27
7 AM Audition Check-in Center for Dance 701 N Tryon Street
7:30 – 10:30 AM Scholarship Audition Center for Dance
9 AM – 5 PM Masterclasses begin Center for Dance/ Spirit Square
1 PM- 5:30 PM Tech for Festival Performance Knight Theater
See Tech schedule 430 S Tryon Street
6:30 PM Festival Performance Knight Theater
Charlotte Ballet Center for Dance, 701 N. Tryon Street
Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, 430 S. Tryon Street
Spirit Square, 345 N. College Street, (entrance near N. Tryon and 7th Street)
Fee: $120 | Deadline: May 31
Late Fee: $140 | Deadline: September 27
Fee: $100 | Deadline: September 20
Late Fee: $120 | Deadline: September 27
Student registration link will be sent to teachers upon school registration.
7.DM.1.1 Understand how dance technique uses anatomical concepts of alignment, strength, and range of motion. 7.DM.1.2 Apply the effort qualities of time, space, weight, and flow in dance. 7.DM.1.3 Apply technical skills from a variety of dance traditions. 7.DM.1 Understand how to use movement skills in dance. 7.DM.1.4 Use breath to facilitate movement in dancing.
A.CP.2.1 Monitor appropriate behaviors and etiquette in a variety of dance roles (dancer, performer, choreographer, and observer) in order to maintain a positive and supportive environment. A.CP.2.2 Integrate performance values when creating and performing dance. A.CP.2 Understand how to use performance values (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus and etiquette) to enhance dance performance.
Charlotte Ballet will refund the $100 student registration fee for each student less 15% to cover unrecovered festival costs until September 27, 2019. After that date, no refunds will be given. Refund requests must be emailed to Bianca Bonner, firstname.lastname@example.org. The school registration fee of $120 is non-refundable.