Despite its name, the event actually begins this Saturday.
“We were in crisis mode,” said Rhonda Taylor, OKCPS director of visual and performing arts.
Armstrong’s performing arts series is in its 19th season.
The updated classic runs April 21-23 at Civic Center Music Hall.
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.
Volunteers began hanging ornaments in October for the show.
Students are provided with ballet shoes at Positive Tomorrows, Oklahoma’s only elementary school specifically serving children from homeless families.
“I have purposely created something starkly contemporary to offset these two iconic works,” he said. “The program will be very eclectic in nature.”