Don't miss the first annual Carnival Of The Animals, with Live Musical Accompaniment.

It's today (Sat. Feb. 23rd), with 3pm pre-show children's activities. 4pm performance.

Tickets: Child, $15 & Adults $20

You can buy tickets by calling the Montana Ballet Company at 406-582-8702, or online at Montana Ballet's website.

The First Annual Carnival of the Animals will be held at The Emerson Cultural Center's Crawford Theatre. This production is  sponsored by the Great Rocky Mountain Toy Company.

On the heels of sold out performances of its 29th Annual Nutcracker, Montana Ballet Company is thrilled to begin a new Bozeman tradition that will delight children and adults alike.

Carnival of the Animals, set to Saint-Saens famous score, brings to life an endearing menagerie of animals.

MBC with Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter will have animals available for adoption in advance of this performance, hoping to find homes for animals while celebrating the diversity and wonder of the animal kingdom through dance.

Opening the performance will be two world-premiere ballets.

As a special treat, there will be pre-show children's activities such face painting, animal balloons, and more from 3 - 4 PM in the Emerson Ballroom.