Oakland Ballet in the Schools

“Discover Dance: OBC in the Schools”

About OBC in the Schools

These on-site, educational assemblies are 45 minutes in length and include:

– 20 minute, narrated performance;
– A lesson on how dancers train as athletes and artists, stay physically fit, and follow proper nutrition;
– Dance history lesson;
– A choreography workshop;
– Q&A session providing students the opportunity to interact with the artists; and
– Educational study guides and lesson plans that align with CA Common Core standards.

2017-2018 Season Dates

Luna Mexicana themed dates

Email info@oaklandballet.org for more information.

Nutcracker Themed Dates

December 14, 9:00-9:45 am
December 15, 9:00-9:45 am
December 18, 9:00-9:45 am
December 19, 9:00-9:45 am


To arrange a “Discover Dance: OBC in the Schools” assembly at your school, please email Bat Abbit at info@oaklandballet.org or call 510-893-3132.

This programs is provided free of cost to Title I schools in Oakland and the East Bay.

If you are not a Title I school and are interested in booking one of Oakland Ballet’s educational programs, please contact the Oakland Ballet office at 510-893-3132 or info@oaklandballet.org for more information about availability and cost.

This program is supported by the Clorox Community Foundation, the Matson Foundation, and US Bank.