Backstage Pass | Golden Sessions

Event Type
Other Event
Event Description

Backstage Pass | Golden Sessions

Youth ages 12-18 are invited to join the professional touring company of Ballet 5:8 for an afternoon shadowing the day in the life of a professional dancer. Join Solo Artist Olivia Kruse for a master class on Allegro, have lunch with the professional dancers and hear stories about their experiences as students and professionals, watch company class, and enjoy an in-studio performance of Ballet 5:8's Golden Sessions and Mo(u)rning. This is a great experience for aspiring professional dancers.

This is an all-day event from 12:30 - 9PM.


Check in | 12:30 - 1PM
Master Class | 1 - 3PM
Lunch and Q&A | 3:15 - 4:15PM
Backstage Pass* | 4:15 - 5PM
Watch Company Class | 5 - 6PM
Meet the Choreographer | 6 - 6:30PM
Golden Sessions Performance and Talkback | 7-9PM

Cost: $50

Admission price covers the Master Class, exclusive tours and seminars, and the Golden Sessions performance.

*Backstage Pass will include exclusive tours of costumes, backstage areas, etc.

For the master class, classical ballet attire required. Attendees should also pack a sack lunch and additional snacks.

Running Time
8 hours
Dance Styles


Ballet 5:8

11545 183rd Place
Suite 101
Orland Park, IL 60467
(312) 725-4752