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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

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Educational Theater Performances


Program Description

Charlotte Ballet offers exceptional, low-cost theater performances for students.

Students have the opportunity to:


  • Learn about ballet and dance
  • Experience a live, professional performance tailored just for students
  • Ask the dancers questions during a Q&A
  • Visit a beautiful theater in Uptown Charlotte


For Teachers:

Complimentary online multimedia study guides are provided before the


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Program Detail

Program type: Day Trip
Artistic Discipline: Dance
Cultural Origin: American, European, Latino, Multicultural
Subject: Dance, History, Language Arts, Literacy, Social Studies / History
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, Teachers
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Innovative 1970: February 10 or 17, 2022

Sleeping Beauty: May 5 & 6, 2022

Available times:

Innovative 1970: 10:30 AM (90 minutes)

Sleeping Beauty: 10 AM (75-90 minutes)

Length of :Program 75 minutes

Innovative 1970- Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance

Sleeping Beauty- Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts

Fees / Ticketing:

Cost: $10 per person, $7 for CMS Title I schools.


NC Standard Course of Study:

In English Language Arts Reading Literature (RL) we focus on the Craft and Structure (RL4, RL5, RL6) and the Integration of Knowledge and Ideas (RL7, RL8 and RL9).   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.


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



“This performance was excellent. I was so thrilled to learn about the educational performances and was not disappointed.”

“I think your performance was amazing. You told me a story about enslavement and Martin Luther King Jr. I had no idea I could learn about history through dance. Thank you!

Cancellation Policy

All cancelations are reviewed on a case by case basis by our Director of Education and Community Engagement.