Charlotte Ballet

Charlotte Ballet

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.

EDUCATOR CONTACT INFO

kpereira@charlotteballet.org

http://www.charlotteballet.org

  701 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Mecklenburg

704.372.0101

704.375.0260

Educational Theater Performances- Students experie...

Program description

Choose from  Nutcracker, Innovative Works and Sleeping Beauty A Fairy-Tailored Classic Educational Theater Performances. Charlotte Ballet offers exceptional, low-cost theater performances for students. The performances present both classic narrative and cutting- edge contemporary ballets. Students will learn about dance as an art form through active observation and participation. North Carolina Essential Standards and Common Core State Standards connect performances with experiential learning.

Complimentary online multimedia Study Guides are provided to enhance students’ understanding and appreciation of the program prior to the performance. The guides contain sample lesson plans that are both educational and engaging.

Booking / scheduling contact

Kimberly Pereira

   704.414.2775

 kpereira@charlotteballet.org

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Dance
Cultural Origin: American, European, Multicultural
Program type: Workshop
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Subject: Dance, English, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Music, Science, Social Studies / History, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Nutcracker- December 13, 2019 at 10 AM. Appropriate for grades K-12.

Nutcracker Sensory Friendly-December 11, 2019 at 10:30 AM. Appropriate for children, families and adults with sensory disorders.

Innovative Works- January 30, 2020 & February 6, 2020 at 10:30 AM. Appropriate for grades 6-12.

Sleeping Beauty A Fairy-Tailored Classic- March 19, 2020 at 10 AM. Appropriate for grades K-12.

Sleeping Beauty A Fairy-Tailored Classic Sensory Friendly-March 18, 2020 at 10:30 AM. Appropriate for children, families and adults with sensory disorders.

 

 

Available times:

Nutcracker- December 13, 2019 at 10 AM. Appropriate for grades K-12.

Nutcracker Sensory Friendly-December 11, 2019 at 10:30 AM. Appropriate for children, families and adults with sensory disorders.

Innovative Works- January 30, 2020 & February 6, 2020 at 10:30 AM. Appropriate for grades 6-12.

Sleeping Beauty A Fairy-Tailored Classic– March 19, 2020 at 10 AM. Appropriate for grades K-12.

Sleeping Beauty A Fairy-Tailored Classic Sensory Friendly-March 18, 2020 at 10:30 AM. Appropriate for children, families and adults with sensory disorders.

 

 

Length of program: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Location(s):

Nutcracker: Belk Theatre, 130 North Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Innovative Works: Patricia McBride & Jean Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance, 701 North Tryon Street, Charlotte NC, 28202

Sleeping Beauty A Fairy-Tailored Classic: Knight Theater, 430 South Tryon Street, Charlotte NC, 28202

Fees / Ticketing:

$7-$15 per person

Please note: Nutcracker Educational Theater Performances are $15 per person.

Please note: Sensory Friendly Performances are $15 per person

CMS Title I Schools may reserve seats for $10 for Nutcracker and $7 for Innovative Works and Sleeping Beauty A Fairy-Tailored Classic.

 

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

In English Language Arts Reading Literature we focus on the Craft and Structure and the Integration of Knowledge and Ideas. In Math we focus on Geometry (G) and Measurement and Data (MD).

NC Essential Standards:

From the Arts Education, Dance Standards: Creation and Performance: CP.2 Students will understand how performance values are used (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus and etiquette) to enhance dance performance. Responding: R.1 Students will use a variety of thinking skills to analyze and evaluate dance. Connecting: C.1 Students will understand cultural, historical and interdisciplinary connections with dance.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations due to emergency/weather, every effort will be made to accommodate your school at another performance. No monetary refunds can be issued.