The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (“The Kate”) and Eastern Connecticut Ballet present "Ballerina Swan", based on the book by NYC Ballet's Allegra Kent. Performances take place on Saturday May 6th at 11am and 2pm, and Sunday May 7th at 1pm and 4pm. Laugh and cry as Sophie the swan follows her dream, leaving the safety of her home on the water to find humorous escapades in the ballet classroom. The ballet concludes with breathtaking variations from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake. Also presenting Carnival of the Animals where lions, birds and fish will frolic on stage in Camille Saint-Saen's musical masterpiece, completing this double-bill family event. Choreography by ECB Artistic Director Gloria Govrin. Tickets are available at The Kate Box Office.