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- Middle, High School Students and Post-Secondary
Poems & Prose
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Toni Morrison is an American novelist, essayist, teacher and
professor. Charlotte Ballet II will be paying homage through movement by honoring the words of Five Poems by Toni Morrison. Join Charlotte Ballet II with works from the new company program director and choreographer, Christopher Stuart, celebrating the Pulitzer Prize awardee with
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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
Between 9 AM and 5 PM.
We will need a gym, stage, recreation room or cafeteria with a floor surface of wood, tile or carpet.
Our production team will bring our own flooring and sound equipment. Access to the space is needed 60-90 minutes in advance of the performance.
School or Public Venue.
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
<p>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.</p>