Presented across Ontario in Partnership with
Ballet 101s are designed especially for children and youth and introduce the audience to dance through a combination of performance and participation. The program provides opportunities to see high-quality professional dance presentations while learning about ballet as a storytelling medium. The interactive component teaches basic dance positions and allows participants to discover their own ability to convey emotions through movement.
“I am truly delighted to see that the Ontario Trillium Foundation funding in support of Ballet Jörgen is ensuring that their Ballet 101 program is reaching as far as northwestern Ontario. Youth in our communities will benefit from this outreach and experience, encouraging them to take a greater interest in the arts. Thanks to Ballet Jörgen for this opportunity”.
– Hon. Greg Rickford, MPP Kenora-Rainy River states
Ballet 101s serve as an introduction to the performing arts while also educating the public about the history of dance. The Company recently launched an initiative to take the Ballet 101 program into every region of Ontario over three years, with an estimated reach of 48,000 Ontarians.
Ballet 101 Community Outreach
Check out our Ballet 101 Interactive Map of previous and upcoming presentations throughout Ontario
If you would like to host a Ballet 101 program in your community please contact:
Andrea Page, Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject Heading: Ballet 101) or 416-415-5000 ext. 2886