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.


  701 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202




Day of Dance Program-Career Readiness

Program description

Charlotte Ballet’s Day of Dance is an educational experience for students at our facility in Uptown Charlotte. Through this program, we aim to expand students’ knowledge of the field and fuel a strong appreciation for the arts by shedding light on the inner workings of an arts organization. Students will:

  • Receive a behind-the-scenes tour(featuring a tour of of costume shop from sketch to completion, viewing of a company or pre-professional rehearsal and a facility tour)
  • Take a master class
  • Lear about careers in dance through a Q&A with Charlotte Ballet staff (Marketing, finance, education, community engagement, production, development and more)


Booking / scheduling contact

Kimberly Pereira


Program detail
Artistic discipline: Dance
Cultural Origin: American, European, Multicultural
Program type: Day Trip, Out-of-School-Time, Workshop
Population served: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Subject: Dance, English, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Music, Social Studies / History, Technology, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

October 18, 2022-May 20, 2023


Available times:

The entire program length is 2 and a half hours



Length of program: 2 hour and 30 minutes

Charlotte Ballet Center for Dance located in uptown Charlotte

701. N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Fees / Ticketing:

$500, 25 students maximum



NC Standard Course of Study:

6.CP.1 Use choreographic principles, structures, and processes to create dances that communicate ideas, experiences, feelings, and

6.R.1 Use a variety of thinking skills to analyze and evaluate dance.

B.CP.1 Use choreographic principles, structures, and processes to create dances that communicate ideas, experiences, feelings, and

A.R.1 Use a variety of thinking skills to analyze and evaluate dance.

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.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): 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 date.