Miami City Ballet’s Ballet for Families

SMDCAC & Miami City Ballet present

Miami City Ballet’s Ballet for Families


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Free admission, ticket required

Miami City Ballet’s Ballet for Families is a free, immersive experience all about the beauty and fun of ballet. Participants of all ages will be entertained and inspired by performances and music from some of Miami City Ballet’s amazing ballets.

Miami City Ballet School’s Pre-Professional dancers perform excerpts from world-renowned ballets; George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Serenade and Don Quixote.

ARRIVE EARLY to enjoy facepainting from 11:30am-12:45pm. Provided by Florida Blue.

Through narrated performance and interactive demonstrations, Ballet for Families engages all the senses as families learn, watch and dance together. Listen to music from some the world’s greatest composers, see the intricate choreography, learn how and when ballet began, what it takes to become a professional dancer and how a ballet is created.

Ballet for Families is a wonderful introduction for new-comers, and provides fascinating insights for people that are familiar with ballet. Every participant will learn something new, have fun and leave with a deeper understanding of the exciting world of dance.

Families are provided a colorful and educational take-home guide about the history of ballet and the ballets performed. 

Ballet for Families is one of Miami City Ballet’s community engagement programs, designed to impact people’s lives through the transformative power of dance.

Learn more here

Run time: 60 minutes

Appropriate for all ages. All patrons entering the theater require a ticket regardless of age. This includes children and infants. Contact the SMDCAC Box Office for details.

It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible and Assistive Listening Devices are available in the Main Stage Auditorium and the Black Box Theater space. To request materials in accessible format, and/or any accommodation to attend an event at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, please contact Stephanie Aponte, 786-573-5314,, at least five days in advance to initiate your request, TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

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