Who’s the Fairest of them all? Cincinnati Ballet’s Family Series: SNOW WHITE!

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Photo by Aaron M. Conway.

We have made the decision to cancel our upcoming March 28-April 5 performances of Family Series: SNOW WHITE at the Aronoff Center. Click here for more information.

SNOW WHITE will be added to the 2020-2021 Season, in lieu of The Little Mermaid. Cincinnati Ballet is committed to the health of our community and these are difficult but necessary decisions. If you are a ticket holder to an affected performance, we will be reaching out to you directly.

The classic story is now a kid-friendly ballet at the Aronoff March 28–April 5 + Sensory Friendly Performance 

CINCINNATI, OH (March 6, 2020) – Cincinnati Ballet’s hugely popular Family Series returns for its third season with an all-new production of Snow White. The classic story comes to life with Snow White and her animal friends, the seven merry dwarfs and, of course, the Vain Queen! The kid-friendly ballet features the Cincinnati Ballet Second Company – CB2 dancers, with students from Cincinnati Ballet’s Professional Training Division and Otto M. Budig Academy. Experience Family Series: Snow White at the Aronoff Center for eight performances March 28 to April 5, and a special sensory-friendly performance on Friday, April 3 at 6:30 pm.

Cincinnati Ballet’s Family Series is the perfect introduction to ballet for audiences of all ages, with dazzling costumes and sets and live narration by actors playing the Brother Grimm, the authors of the original story. The narrators make it so easy for even the youngest kiddos in the family to understand the story being performed on stage.

Mom and Dad – also don’t forget to get to the show EARLY! The Aronoff Center lobby will be transformed into a scene from Snow White, with fun activities designed to engage children with a special focus on learning more about dance, costumes, and storytelling.  The purpose is to make the entire ballet-going experience one that is compelling and informative for even the youngest of audience members.

Cincinnati Ballet is also proud to continue its sensory-friendly offerings with this production of Family Series: Snow WhiteThe 6:30 pm performance on Friday, April 3 is designed to create an experience that is welcoming and inviting to any patron or child with sensory sensitivities or specific needs. Accommodations include gentle lighting and sound, increased staffing with on-hand specialists, and a flexible, open-door theater environment with designated spaces where parents and children can take a break from the performance.

Tickets start at just $20.

For more information, please call our Patron Engagement Office at 513.621.5282.

PERFORMANCE DATES AND INFORMATION

WHO:
Cincinnati Ballet Second Company (CB2), Professional Training Division Dancers, Otto M. Budig Academy students

Choreography: Pamela Robinson-Harris

WHAT:
Family Series: SNOW WHITE

WHEN:         

  • Saturday, March 28 – 10:30 am, 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 29 – 1:00 pm & 4:30 pm
  • Friday, April 3 – 6:30 pm (Sensory Friendly Performance)
  • Saturday, April 4 – 10:30 am, 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 5 – 1:00 pm, 4:30 pm

WHERE:
Procter & Gamble Hall
Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

HOW:           

  • Call 513.621.5282, visit cballet.org, or
  • visit the Cincinnati Ballet Box Office at 1555 Central Parkway

About Cincinnati Ballet
Since 1963, Cincinnati Ballet has been the cornerstone professional ballet company of the region, presenting a bold and adventurous array of classical, full-length ballets and contemporary works, regularly with live orchestral accompaniment. Under the artistic direction of Victoria Morgan, Cincinnati Ballet has become a creative force within the larger dance community, commissioning world premiere works and exploring unique collaborations with artists as diverse as Grammy winning guitarist Peter Frampton and popular, Ohio-based band Over the Rhine. With a mission to enrich, expand, and excel in the art of dance through performance, a high-caliber academy, and impactful education and outreach in local to global communities, Cincinnati Ballet reaches beyond the stage in programs that allow every person in the region to be part of the continued evolution of dance. To that end, Cincinnati Ballet presents exhilarating performances, extensive education outreach programs and offers top level professional ballet training at Cincinnati Ballet Otto M. Budig Academy. 

CONNECT: READ / WATCH / LISTEN / LEARN / ENJOY at cballet.org

Cincinnati Ballet 2019-2020 Season Sponsors: Rhonda & Larry A. Sheakley, ArtsWave, Mercy Health, Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund, Ohio Arts Council, John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust, Frisch’s Big Boy, Knowlton

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