Get ready to see what goes into a professional ballet production—lively music, sparkling costumes, expressive mime, exotic cultural influences and much more! Today, our family-friendly HKBALLET CLASSROOM episodes will take young audiences deeper into what truly brings a ballet to life.
Travel the World with Ballet— Don Quixote@Spain
Get ready to see what goes into a professional ballet production—lively music, sparkling costumes, expressive mime, exotic cultural influences and much more! Today, our family-friendly HKBALLET CLASSROOM episodes will take young audiences deeper into what truly brings a ballet to life. We will kick off with ‘Travel the World with Ballet—Don Quixote @Spain’ and dive into the colourful Spanish culture depicted in Don Quixote!
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Ballet Beginner Guide: Mime in Don Quixote
Get ready to deepen your understanding of ballet in HKBALLET CLASSROOM! Come experience the magic of mime in ‘Ballet Beginner Guide: Mime in Don Quixote’! This episode will introduce how important body language and mime gestures are in Don Quixote, as the dancers tell a tale of love, adventure and chivalry.
Ballet Do Re Mi—“The Nutcracker”
Join us at HKBALLET CLASSROOM as we explore Tchaikovsky’s iconic music from The Nutcracker together! What instruments make the ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ and ‘Waltz of the Flowers’ so memorable? Did you know that the exotic ‘Russian Dance’ is based on an actual traditional folk dance? This insightful introduction will enhance your enjoyment of The Nutcracker and its unforgettable score.
Ballet Beginner Guide: Dance Forms in ‘The Nutcracker'
The Nutcracker is famous for its Grand Pas de Deux and flawless Corps de Ballet pieces, but did you know that classical ballet has elegant dance forms that originated in the 18th and 19th centuries? HKBALLET CLASSROOM takes you inside The Nutcracker’s various dance forms – from solo to the grand finale - so you can gain a better understanding of how the choreography all comes together to create a magical stage performance!