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 Created to introduce even the youngest viewer to the art form of dance. The Series consists of hour-long, narrated performances adapted specifically for children. Past performances of the series have included, Toy Shop, Peter and the Wolf, Ugly Duckling, Carnival of Animals, The Fairy Doll, and 9/11 “An American Moment”.

These hour-long presentations bring dance to the young viewer’s level through an intimate atmosphere:

  • Children are able to view a shortened version of a ballet production of which narration is provided to help the young audience understand the story and to keep their interest at its peak.
  • At the end of each show, children have the unique opportunities to meet characters, touch the costumes, and interact with the show’s performers. 
Photo Credits: Virginia Trudeau and Deedee Sherman


Children's Ballet Series 2014-15

  The Nutcracker

Friday, December 12, 2014 @ 11:00am

Linda Chapin Theatre in the Orange County Convention Center

Tickets: $10 per person

Join us for this classic holiday favorite featuring narration, special effects, and pyrotechnics! With the Central Florida Ballet, "The “Nutcracker” ballet is transformed into a real-life fairytale! 

 The story is based on a fairytale in which the Nutcracker doll comes to life as an enchanted prince who saves the pretty young maiden Maria, from distress.  Prince “Nikita” then takes her through a magical journey to his kingdom “The Land of Sweets” where they are greeted by the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier. The Prince tells them about their daring battle with the army of mice and she rewards them with a celebration of dances from all around the world.


Peter and the Wolf & Various Excerpts

Saturday, March 7, 2015 @ 4pm

Olympia High School

Tickets: $8 advance or $10 at the door,

Reserved Seating is available for $15

 The story of a young boy who outsmarts the wolf comes to life with Central Florida Ballet's Studio Company presentation. The Costumes, choreography, beautiful music by Prokofiev, and the narration combine to make this performance truly delightful for our youngest audiences. Plus Various Excerpts including "Follies", "Arabian Dance", and the humorous "Tea Time" will also be presented.


Tickets Available by Calling the

  Box Office at 407.849.9948







Last Updated ( Friday, 20 February 2015 )
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