Armstrong’s performing arts series is in its 19th season.
Event founder Marjan Esáa sought spiritual healing through last year’s performance.
The Golden Swans class is for residents at The Fountains at Canterbury retirement home, but OKC Ballet hopes to expand the program.
The ballet is known for its highly technical choreography — especially in the role for Princess Aurora.
The production runs through Dec. 20 at Civic Center Music Hall.
Young dancers auditioned for the opportunity in August at Julia’s Dance Academy in Norman.
“I have purposely created something starkly contemporary to offset these two iconic works,” he said. “The program will be very eclectic in nature.”
OKC’s 2016 Ballet Ball will be followed by the less formal Ballet Ball After Dark 9:30 p.m. April 9.
Yvonne Chouteau is best remembered as one of the Five Moons, Native American prima ballerinas from Oklahoma.
A Russian ballet company performs classics Cinderella and The Sleeping Beauty in Edmond.