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Springfield, Missouri




Children’s Workshop Series

Each Springfield Ballet workshop engages boys and girls (age 3–8) in an afternoon of fun and dance that includes learning roles from the ballet, crafts, games, a synopsis of the story and a surprise guest performance. No dance experience is needed to attend this enriching ballet introduction.

Fall 2023 Workshops:

Peter Pan
Sunday, October 8 at 3:00-5:00 pm

The Nutcracker
Sunday, December 3 at 3:00-5:00 pm

All workshops are held at The Creamery Arts Center. Children are not required to have dance experience to attend - this is open to all! Participants should wear comfortable attire (stretch/sweat pants and t-shirt or leotard and tights), bare feet or dance shoes.

Cost per dancer is $20 for one workshop or $32 for both. 


We encourage you to REGISTER EARLY as workshops do sell out! Call 417.862.1343 or stop by the Business Office for more information. For our updated policies, please visit our School FAQs page.


Friday, October 20
8:00 am-4:00 pm (mini-performance at 3:40 pm

Spend the day with Springfield Ballet and turn your break from classes into a fun-filled day of dance! Boys and girls in grades 1-4 are invited to join us as we explore the world of mythical creatures. We will dance and move like the mythical creatures from the ballet A Midsummer Night’s Dreams, read the story A Dragon on the Roof and create art inspired by artist Antoni Gaudi, and more. No dance experience needed to attend - all are welcome!

Cost is $35 per dancer.

Bring a sack lunch, water bottle, and wear comfortable attire to explore a day full of passion for dance!

Click here to register


Saturday, November 18
12:30-1:30 pm

Join Springfield Ballet instructor and former professional dancer Joshua Velazquez for a free fun-filled dance workshop just for the boys! Young men ages 7-12 will experience dance movement and conditioning exercises that improve balance, coordination, agility and strength. The connection between increased athleticism and dance movement will be explored.

No dance experience is necessary but spots are limited so register today!