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An Animal Adventure During Your Spring Break "Staycation"

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After five consecutive years of sold out performances, Spring Break for Kids returns with another kid-friendly ballet perfect for the whole family!
Spring Break for Kids

Spring Break for Kids

Additional Info

Two performances each day!

Activities at 11:00am, Performance at 11:30am
Activities at 1:00pm, Performance at 1:30pm

Tickets only $5 

Call (616)454-4771 for more information

Enjoy Pre-performance activities

Enjoy Pre-performance activities

Grand Rapids Ballet School’s Junior Company and PNC Bank are presenting an entertaining $5 performance featuring an indoor parade of lions, elephants, swans, and more! On April 7-9, “Carnival of the Animals” will transform the Peter Martin Wege Theatre into an animal habitat with onstage animal-themed performances, offstage pre-show arts and crafts, animal face painting, and a free trial dance class. New this year, Blandford Nature Center will be bringing live animals for children to meet up close and in person before the afternoon performances on April 8 and 9!


Pre-Performance Activities

In addition to animal demonstrations, the pre-show activities will include: animal face painting, costume dress-up, color-your-own-animal-masks, activities by Gymco, and a drawing for fun prizes. Enter for a  chance to win exciting prizes such as a one-year household membership to John Ball Zoo, a family four-pack of tickets to the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum, or a family four-pack of tickets to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. These great local prizes highlight the best of West Michigan’s arts and culture.


Ballet Class Opportunity

Before watching the performance by the GRBS Junior Company kids will have the opportunity to dance for themselves in a free trial dance class before the performances. They will get a chance to learn basic ballet moves taught by Junior Company Artistic Director Attila Mosolygo.


Spring Break for Kids is open to families and kids of all ages and costs $5 per person. For more information, please visit


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