In 1996, Philadelphia Ballet (formerly Pennsylvania Ballet) launched its award-winning Community Education and Public Programs. In 2021/2022 these programs serve over 30,000 people across our region with a variety of activities, 90% of which are offered free of charge. Through school based, in-theater programming, public art installation and performance, Philadelphia Ballet provides rich access to dance creating a connection to the arts.

Philadelphia Ballet’s Community Education and Public Programming collaborates with schools and organizations across the city, providing access to dance for young people and adults, creating a connection to the arts as well as developing new skills through a variety of opportunities.

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Whether through a contribution to our annual fund, corporate sponsorship, or as a member of our dynamic Young Friends group, your generous gift supports and sustains all aspects of Philadelphia Ballet. Every dollar impacts the work we do in the studios, on stage, and throughout the community.

Family Programming

Ballet isn’t just for grownups! It can open doorways to imagination and cast a spell that excites the kid in all of us.

The School

School of Philadelphia Ballet offers the highest caliber dance education of any program in the Greater Philadelphia area, providing our students with exceptional technical training and unparalleled performance opportunities.