Community

Community

STEPS

Designed to Inspire

Orlando Ballet is entering its 23rd year of providing free ballet classes to low-income inner-city children through the Scholarship Training for the Enrichment of Primary Students (STEPS) program, modeled after a similar award-winning program developed by New York’s Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Adaptive Dance

Adaptive Dance

Designed to Encourage

Modeled after the Boston Ballet program, which began in 2002, Orlando Ballet School’s Adaptive Dance Program is designed to encourage children with Down syndrome to express themselves creatively through music, movement and dance. Classes are held at the South Campus on Saturdays.

 

The Orlando Ballet School’s Adaptive Dance Program is sponsored in part by:

  • Annette Ford and Covelli Family, Ltd.
  • The National Endowment for the Arts
  • The Track Shack Foundation
  • Art Works (arts.gov)

Intro to Ballet

Interactive Lecture and Demonstration

Orlando Ballet has presented an educational story ballet to every Orange County Public School (OCPS) second grade student for the past 17 years through its Intro to Ballet Program, reaching approximately 16,000 students annually.