Since February 2010, over 100 ballet lovers have enjoyed the following trips. To get a feel for a typical Tours en l'air trip, click on the name of the city to see the itinerary for each trip.
Washington DC: Kirov and Bolshoi
London: Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, and Mark Morris Dance Group
New York: New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre
Paris, Belgium, and Holland: Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Ballet of Flanders, and Dutch National Ballet
Saratoga Springs, NY: New York City Ballet (sold out).
London: Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet
New York: Kings of the Dance, New York City Ballet, Ballet Arizona
Stuttgart and Munich 2012: Stuttgart Ballet, Ballet Augsburg, Bavarian State Ballet "Ballet Festival Week"
Chicago : Paris Opera Ballet
San Francisco: San Francisco Ballet, Smuin Ballet
Stuttgart and Munich 2013: Stuttgart Ballet, Ballet Augsburg, Bavarian State Ballet "Ballet Festival Week"
New York: New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.
For our current season, please click here.
Once a trip is advertised, signup deadlines are usually very short (because of theatre ticketing policies). To be sure not to miss a trip you really want to go on, sign up for the mailing list by typing your email address in the "Follow by email" window in the right-hand column, or send me an email at email@example.com
This does not commit you to anything, but it gives you first dibs on signing up for a trip and also lets you provide input on your particular interests while the trip is still at the planning stage.
LAND-ONLY PACKAGES give you the flexibility of arranging travel from your most convenient departure point, on the dates and times you prefer, and to extend your stay if you wish.You can also use your frequent flyer points.
Group travel is also arranged for Toronto departures.
Twin-share accommodation in centrally located 4-star hotels unless otherwise specified (solo travellers wishing to share will be put in touch with one another)
Single accommodation available on payment of a single supplement
Premium seats for performances
Whenever possible, opportunities to watch class or rehearsal, meet dancers, tour opera houses, visit ballet schools
Land transfers by private deluxe motorcoach when required
“I certainly had a fabulous time... a dream trip for a ballet lover.” Georgina M.
“10 out of 10” – Cecil F.
“I returned to work on Monday... Any time I felt stressed I visualized all the great ballet we saw and completely relaxed.” – Ginny C.
"Thank you for a well planned and well executed excursion to Saratoga Springs and such a rich balletic experience. So much to enjoy in a short time." -- Ann C.
"I very much enjoyed the ballet at Saratoga Springs. I particularly appreciate your knowledge-sharing and attention to detail, as it makes for smooth travelling and more performance enjoyment." -- Beth A.
"Thanks for making the best ballet weekend ever happen for me. Everything was perfect! I was ecstatic." -- Helene S.
"Thanks so much for offering the lecture series for the winter half of the 2010-2011 NBC season -- what a difference it will make to my understanding and appreciation. Your sharing of knowledge and passion is much appreciated." - Beth A.
"Thank you so much for a thoroughly engaging course." - Helen K.
"Tell Katherine...Everyone I’ve talked to thinks she is absolutely terrific. We all love both the content and the pedagogical style—especially the demonstrations and the tutu!!" - Martha W.
"I wish to thank you very much for the extremely informative course which you just completed at Ryerson - I thoroughly enjoyed it. As a novice who has just recently had an interest in and an appreciation for ballet, I certainly learned a lot and hope to learn even more." - Marianne C.
"I honestly look forward to your class every year and I am very happy that I met someone as knowledgeable as you. Most of all, I am glad that you are down to earth and personable." -- Andrea J.