Oakland Ballet in-School Assemblies

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OBC in-School Assemblies

Each season, Oakland Ballet dancers visit Oakland and East Bay schools to present special, educational dance assemblies. These on-site, educational assemblies are 45 minutes in length and include:
– A 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 performing and visual arts standards.

To learn more about OBC in the Schools assembly offerings during the 2020-2021 season, see below.

Oakland Ballet In the Schools Assembly at Strandwood Elementary School.

Luna Mexicana assemblies

Email Bat Abbit, OBC Education Coordinator for information about scheduling a Luna Mexicana assembly at your school: babbit@oaklandballet.org.

Nutcracker assemblies

Nutcracker themed assemblies are available on the below dates:

December 10, 2020, 9:00-9:45 am
December 11, 2020, 9:00-9:45 am
December 14, 2020, 9:00-9:45 am
December 15, 2020, 9:00-9:45 am

For information about scheduling a Nutcracker assembly at your school contact OBC Education Coordinator
Bat Abbit babbit@oaklandballet.org.


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

These programs are provided free of cost to Title I schools in Oakland.

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

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