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Guided Rehearsal: La traviata

Sun, Sep 30, 2018, 7:00 PM

Audience members get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a world-class opera production as it comes together through this unique open rehearsal experience.

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Open Working Rehearsal: San Francisco Ballet

Tue, Oct 23, 2018, 1:30 PM

Dance scholars provide commentary, via wireless headsets, about the choreography, dancers, and history of the art form as San Francisco Ballet rehearses on stage.

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Film Screening; The Unseen Sequence with Malavika Sarukkai

Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 7:00 PM

This screening explores Malavika Sarukkai’s Thari—The Loom and the traditional Indian dance form bharatanatyam.

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Opera Master Class with Francesca Zambello

Mon, Nov 19, 2018, 7:00 PM

Observe the WNO Artistic Director, an internationally acclaimed director of theater and opera, as she leads this master class for pre-professional singers.

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Open Working Rehearsal: American Ballet Theatre

Tue, Jan 29, 2019, 1:30 PM

Dance scholars provide commentary, via wireless headsets, about the choreography, dancers, and history of the art form as American Ballet Theatre rehearses on stage.

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Family Dance Workshop: American Ballet Theatre

Sun, Feb 3, 2019, 11:00 AM

Join us for these 45-minute workshops led by artists from our visiting ballet companies.


Revelations Workshop with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Sat, Feb 9, 2019, 5:30 PM

One of America's favorite dance companies offers a special workshop, teaching choreography from Revelations, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's most iconic work.


Guided Rehearsal: Eugene Onegin

Thu, Feb 28, 2019, 7:00 PM

Audience members get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a world-class opera production as it comes together through this unique open rehearsal experience.

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Guided Rehearsal: Faust

Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 7:00 PM

Audience members get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a world-class opera production as it comes together through this unique open rehearsal experience.

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Ballet Beginner Class: Creative Movement with New York City Ballet

Sat, Apr 6, 2019, 10:30 AM

Join this participatory class for adults with little or no dance training led by New York City Ballet company members and held in a rehearsal room.

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Family Dance Workshop: New York City Ballet 

Sun, Apr 7, 2019, 11:00 AM

Join us for these 45-minute workshops led by artists from our visiting ballet companies.


Open Working Rehearsal: Mariinsky Ballet

Tue, Apr 9, 2019, 12:30 PM

Dance scholars provide commentary, via wireless headsets, about the choreography, dancers, and history of the art form as Mariinsky Ballet rehearses on stage.

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