While in Melbourne performing A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and to celebrate the final weekend of Mao’s Last Dancer: The Exhibition, Queensland Ballet will be popping into the Immigration Museum to deliver an In Conversation with Artistic Director Li Cunxin and a series of ballet classes for young and old.
Throughout the day there will be Tiny Dancers and Ballet for Seniors classes taking place, including a special one-off seniors class conducted by Mr Li himself.
10am - led by Li Cunxin
12.30pm & 3pm - led by Queensland Ballet EdSquad
Feel better, think better, live better – with ballet. This gentle class is especially tailored for Seniors, with a focus on improving poise, core strength, memory and mobility.
Museum Members $16, Adult $18, Museum Members Concession $14, Concession $16
Join us for a special conversation hour with Museums Victoria CEO Lynley Marshall and Artistic Director of Queensland Ballet and subject of Mao’s Last Dancer exhibition, Li Cunxin.
Museum Members $10, Adult $15, Museum Members Concession $8, Concession $10
11.30am & 2.00pm
Set within a framework of storytelling, exploration and artistic play, these 30-minute programs led by a Queensland Ballet EdSquad teaching Artist encourage creative moment, personal expression and greater confidence.
Queensland Ballet’s Tiny Dancer program is designed to stimulate the imagination, musicality and natural movement in each child. The classes are also a great way to improve coordination, strength, listening, language and vocabulary.
Suitable for children aged 2–5 years old.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. The workshop is free for parents or guardians with regular museum entry. Children under 3 participating in the workshop will require a ticket.
Museum Members Child $15, Child $17