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Virtual Story Time with The Nashville Ballet
May 1, 2021 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Saturday, repeating until May 1, 2021
Join Nashville Ballet’s Community Engagement Manager, Briona Richardson, and teaching artist, Shabaz Ujima, for virtual story time learning opportunities! Listen and follow along as they tell beloved ballet stories and teach short movement exercises. This experience is perfect for children ages 3–6!
Story times are Saturday mornings live at 10:30 a.m. In order to receive the link for story time, you must sign up no later than 5 p.m. the Friday before your story time. The link will be delivered to you via email the day prior to the event.
March 6, 2021 – Carnival of the Animals
March 13, 2021 – The Singing Tortoise
March 20, 2021 – Carnival of the Animals
March 27, 2021 – Peter Pan**
April 3, 2021 – Sleeping Beauty
April 10, 2021 – Peter Pan**
April 17, 2021 – Sleeping Beauty
April 24, 2021 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
May 1, 2021 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Carnival of the Animals – Explore a jungle full of wild and whimsical characters through the eyes of a lion! This journey ends with a joyous celebration when the lion learns that we are basically all the same on the inside, but it’s our differences that make life so fun.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Dance your way through Shakespeare’s comedy of errors in the literary classic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Prepare to be transformed into a donkey and fall in love with the first person, or thing, that you see. Explore the comedic side of movement with a Nashville Ballet teaching artist set to the music of Felix Mendelssohn.
Peter Pan** – Join our Nashville Ballet Teaching Artists on an adventure to Neverland to hear how Peter and Tink escaped the devious Captain Hook. Flutter like fairies, make mischief as a Lost Boy and become the menacing Tick Tock Croc, through this interactive story time that teaches dances from Nashville Ballet’s own production of Peter Pan! For all those young in age or even at heart, come dressed in your PJs for this timeless story time adventure. Appropriate for all ages and adults that never grew up.
Sleeping Beauty – Join a Nashville Ballet Teaching Artist for this fairytale classic! Hear the story of how the Lilac Fairy reverses evil fairy’s curse on a beautiful young princess doomed to sleep until love’s kiss breaks the spell. Children will dance their way through this fun tale and learn how the ballet has become a cherished performance through its enchanting music and movement