AT A GLANCE
Grades served: 1st-12th
Total served: 5,000
Schools served: 64 schools from the greater Philadelphia area attend the dress rehearsals each year
Students from public, private, parochial, and home school cooperatives in Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, and surrounding areas are invited to attend school-day matinees of select Pennsylvania Ballet dress rehearsals at the Academy of Music. This one-of-a-kind experience provides an up-close and personal look at how Pennsylvania Ballet and its dancers prepare to take a performance from the studio to the stage.
Pennsylvania Ballet offers online and downloadable curriculum guides for each of the programs, preparing students to attend performances and fostering a deeper understanding of ballet and the stories told on stage.
Dress Rehearsal admission and curriculum guides are offered to participating schools free of charge.