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Children's Cultural Collection

The Children’s Cultural Collection is a series of 6 films on DVDs made especially to introduce children to the world of Ballet & Opera. Applauded by advocacy groups such as the Dove Foundation & the Coalition For Quality Children’s Videos, this critically acclaimed children’s series includes Ballet interpretations of Cinderella (music from Sergei Prokofiev), Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, and the original fairytale Daisy & Her Garden. Opera films include Hansel & Gretel and Mozart’s The Magic Flute Story. Combining stirring classical music, the emotive force of opera, beautiful dancing from renowned Ballerinas, and classic stories, these DVD are the perfect introduction to the performing arts for kids.

The Series includes performances from the Prague Chamber Ballet Company, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the State Ballet of Oregon, the Berlin Comic Opera Ballet Company, Ballerina Hannelore Bey, Dance Star Roland Gawlick, the Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by Gert Bahner, and many other noted performance artists.

Here’s what the critic’s say…

 "Full of blazing color, witty tableaux and intriguing special effects” - New York Times

“...an absorbing introduction to ballet, captivating children with the narrative power and beauty of classical dance.”  - Sesame Street Parent

"beautifully produced... this ballet will delight children (and adults) time after time" - The Midwest Book Review

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Alice In Wonderland: A Dance Fantasy
Price: $14.98
Alice In Wonderland: A Dance Fantasy
Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carrolls fairytale, has captured the childrens imagination for over 125 years. Now Alice, Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, & the Queen of Hearts come to life in this Balletic Modern Dance DVD by the Prague Chamber Ballet Company.
The Swan Lake Story: A Dance Fantasy
Price: $14.98
The Swan Lake Story: A Dance Fantasy
Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake is one of the most popular ballets of all time. In this charming adaptation, seen on the Disney Channel, the ballet is vividly recreated especially to introduce children to the world of dance. Music from the London Philharmonic.
Cinderella: A Dance Fantasy
Price: $14.98
Cinderella: A Dance Fantasy
Set to music from Sergei Prokofiev, this adaptation of the Cinderella fairy tale is a charming ballet, impeccably danced by the Berlin Comic Opera Ballet Company (choreographed by Tom Schilling). This DVD is a perfect introduction to the world of dance.
Mozart's Magic Flute Story: An Opera Fantasy
Price: $19.98
Mozart's Magic Flute Story: An Opera Fantasy
This wonderful interpretation of Mozart’s classic opera on DVD is sure to delight the whole family. Narrated in English with the arias sung in the original German, the film features music from The Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by Gert Bahner.
Daisy And Her Garden: A Dance Fantasy
Price: $14.98
Daisy And Her Garden: A Dance Fantasy
This original fairy tale combines ballet, dance, mime, music, poetry, glorious sets and colorful costumes into a magical introduction for children to the performing arts. This imaginative DVD tells the tale of young Daisy and her enchanted garden.
Hansel & Gretel: An Opera Fantasy
Price: $19.98
Hansel & Gretel: An Opera Fantasy
This DVD, comparable only to Disney’s Fantasia, features stop-action animation and hand-sculpted Kinemen dolls (a precursor to claymation). Set to Englebert Humperdinck’s classic opera, sung by Anna Russell, Mildred Dunnock, the film’s score won a Grammy.