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Through Milwaukee Ballet workshops, those interested in ballet will gain a deeper appreciation for dance as an art form and as an athletic activity with hand-on activities and a behind-the-scenes view of the ballet world. Workshops are available for all ages and can be tailored to groups' needs and interests.

Please contact the Community Engagement department via email to learn more or to schedule a workshop.

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Ballet Storytime

Spice up storytime by bringing ballet books like Vampirina Ballerina by Anne Marie Pace or Ballerino Nate by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley to life with the help of dancers to teach ballet basics addressed within the stories. Grades Pre-K through 2. Includes instructor and 1–2 dancers.

Ballet Storytime cost: $150

Ballet Athleticism

Flex those muscles through exercises focused on flexibility, balance, strength, coordination, agility and speed. Learn that a dancer’s job is just as demanding as a professional athlete’s — and it’s tougher than it looks! Grades 1 through Adult. Includes instructor and 2-4 dancers.

The Ballet Fitness Challenge! cost: $250

Ballet Tour

Tour the new Baumgartner Center for Dance…you might get to see dancers in rehearsal, visit the costume shop and even try some moves of your own. Grades 1 through Adult. Groups larger than 30 will require multiple tours.

$150 per group

Ballet Careers

Students will explore ballet, along with some of the jobs that make a dance performance happen. From choreographers to costumes, lighting, and music, it takes a lot of people to help dancers put on successful performance. Join us as we experiment with what you could do, both on-stage and backstage, to bring a show to life. Grades 1 through Adult