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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Lecture Demonstration- Elementary School Students
Once Upon a Time
Charlotte Ballet II will take students on a journey through Once Upon a Time where
we’ll explore three different fairytales including a forest favorite, Little Red Riding
Hood. Company dancers will bring these stories to life while introducing audience
members to the world of Ballet. Active participation by students and an informal
Q & A with our dancers make
Booking / scheduling contact
Winter: Feb. 7-9,11, Feb. 28-Mar. 4, Mar. 7-11, Mar. 14-18
Spring: Apr. 4-8, Apr. 21-22, Apr. 25-27
*Other dates subject to availability.
Between 9 AM and 5 PM.
Stage, Gym or Multi-Purpose Room with wood, gym or smooth tile floor. Easy access to electricity and access to performance area 60 minutes before start of performance. We bring a dance floor and provide sound equipment for performances.
Schools and public venues.
Mecklenburg County: $1000 Surrounding Area: $1,200. Regional: $1,500+. *Fees listed are based on designated performance dates.
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).
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.
“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!-NC Middle School Student, Lec Dem 2019
“You dancers inspired me to follow my dreams! You work so well together and make a great team. I could truly see your bond during the Question and Answer session.-NC Middle School Student, Lec Dem 2018
“They (students) liked watching the women dance on pointe and they were struck by the male dancers’ talent in general. They loved the music and seeing different types of dances; ballet, modern, and contemporary.”- NC High School Educator, Capturing Creativity Lec Dem 2012
If emergency or weather related issues occur every effort will be made to reschedule a performance. Cancellations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.