A first-hand look at everyday life for professional dancers


AT A GLANCE

Grades served: 1st-12th, community members
Total served: 800
Visiting Groups: Let’s Dance! Students, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, Art-Reach, Philadelphia High School for Girls, Tacony Academy, Chester Charter School for the Arts, Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, the Stearne School, and many more.


Guided tours of Pennsylvania Ballet’s studios offer a thrilling behind-the-scenes look at the day-to-day operations of an elite professional performing arts organization. Visits include a presentation by a member of the staff, a tour of the facility, and an opportunity to observe the Company as they rehearse for an upcoming production.

 A part of most studio visits, master classes give students and community members an opportunity to take a ballet class taught by a member of the artistic staff. Students stand at the barre and learn basic ballet, experiencing a piece of everyday life of professional dancers.

LOOK

Watch dancers take class and rehearse for upcoming performances

LEARN

Hear from a member of the artistic or administrative staff on the daily life of a dancer, costume maker, and lighting designer

DANCE

Stand at the barre and take a basic ballet class, gaining an understanding of the technicality and athleticism of ballet

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Whether you enjoy the grandeur and pageantry of full-length ballets or the breathtaking innovation of more contemporary works, our 54th season consists of a mixed repertoire designed to thrill and delight.

Meet the Ballet

Pennsylvania Ballet comprises a team of dedicated professionals—each one devoted to bringing you the most thrilling and inspired works ballet has to offer.

The School

The School of Pennsylvania Ballet offers the highest caliber dance education of any program in the Greater Philadelphia area, providing our students with exceptional technical training and unparalleled performance opportunities.