WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS FAMILY WORKSHOPS WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE
Sunday, December 8, 12pm - 1:30pm & 2:00pm - 3:30pm
at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
(B or Q to Prospect Park / 2 or 3 to Eastern Parkway)
On Sunday, December 8, bring your family to the Brooklyn Botanic
Garden for special children's workshops on American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker, which
returns to BAM in Brooklyn this holiday season! A teaching artist
from ABT will share the beauty of dance amidst the natural beauty of the
Garden. Explore the world of The Nutcracker, including magical
waltzing flowers and busy bumble bees, through special craft activities and
basic ballet instruction through basic ballet instruction and explore flowering plants with Brooklyn Botanic Garden educators. No dance experience necessary – just bring
comfortable shoes and good humor! Dance attire is also welcome. Event
is for ages 4-12. This event is indoors and will take place rain or shine.
Admission to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is FREE to members and children 12
Adults: $10, Seniors (65 and over): $5, Students with a valid ID: $5
Pre-registration is required, as space is limited.
in the event may enter a drawing to win a free Family Four Pack of tickets to
American Ballet Theatre’s upcoming performances of THE NUTCRACKER at BAM!
Magical toy soldiers, sparkling snowflakes, mischievous mice, and all the
enchanting inhabitants of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s whimsical world return to BAM for
the winter holidays in American Ballet Theatre’s acclaimed production of The
Nutcracker, choreographed by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky.
Performed with a live orchestra, together with extraordinary sets and
costumes by Tony Award-winner Richard Hudson (The Lion King), The
Nutcracker is bound to be a treasured memory for years to come. Tickets
to American Ballet Theatre’s performances of The Nutcracker at the BAM
Howard Gilman Opera House (Dec. 13 – 22) can be purchased online at http://www.bam.org/nutcracker
or by calling 718-636-4100.