American Ballet Theatre
invite you to
WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS
Saturday, November 10,
1 – 2:30pm and 3 – 4:30pm
at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
(B or Q to Prospect Park / 2 or 3 to Eastern Parkway)
On Saturday, November 10, bring your children to enjoy the
Brooklyn Botanic Garden and a special workshop on American
Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker, which returns
to BAM in Brooklyn this holiday season! A teaching artist
from ABT will share the beauty of dance amidst the natural
beauty of the Garden. Explore the world of The Nutcracker,
including magical waltzing flowers and busy bumble bees, through
basic ballet instruction and explore flowering plants with
Brooklyn Botanic Garden educators. No dance experience necessary
– just bring comfortable shoes and good humor! Dance
attire is also welcome.
Event is for ages 5-12.
Preregistration is required, as space is limited.
here for registration information.
Participants in the event may enter a drawing to
win a free Family Four Pack of tickets to American Ballet
Theatre’s upcoming performances of THE NUTCRACKER at
Magical toy soldiers, sparkling snowflakes, mischievous mice,
and all the enchanting inhabitants of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s
whimsical world return to BAM for the winter holidays in American
Ballet Theatre’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker,
choreographed by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky.
Performed with a live orchestra, together with extraordinary
sets and costumes by Tony Award-winner Richard Hudson (The
Lion King), The Nutcracker is bound to be a
treasured memory for years to come. Tickets to American Ballet
Theatre’s performances of The Nutcracker at
the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House (Dec. 7 – 16) can
be purchased online at http://www.bam.org/nutcracker
or by calling 718-636-4100.