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Pre-Performance Workshops

Pre-Performance Workshop

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9:15am

2019 Date To Be Announced


Join us prior to ABTKids for an hour of fun, hands-on activities at the ABTKids Pre-Performance Workshop. Bring your children ages 4 through 12 for an exciting and informative introduction to the works they will see on the Met stage. Children, divided by age, are invited to participate in activities directed by ABT Teaching Artists. As an introduction to the movement of ballet, the children are guided through a ballet warm-up and taught a short piece of choreography based on a work they will see during the ABTKids performance. In past workshops, children tried their hand at the basics of stage dueling from Romeo and Juliet and bounded through the Fan Dance from Don Quixote. There is no need for any prior dance background, as we welcome all to experience the joy of dancing. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite dance clothes.

Spring Season Pre-Performance Workshops

The following workshops are also available for the Spring 2018 season:

Swan Lake
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11:00am
Metropolitan Opera House Rehearsal Studios

Whipped Cream
Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11:00am
Metropolitan Opera House Rehearsal Studios

Tickets for the workshop are priced at $20 for each child and $20 for each adult and can be purchased online through links below. Please note that the pre-performance workshops are only available to those who purchase tickets for the accompanying matinee performance.

Swan Lake Workshop TicketsWhipped Cream Workshop Tickets

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