Web site: http://www.angelinaballerina.com/
Inspired by the award-winning children's book series by author Katharine Holabird and illustrator Helen Craig, the new Angelina Ballerina The Next Steps follows the now 8-year-old Angelina as she embarks on the next stage in her life at a new school where she experiences new forms of music and dance. The series sees Angelina living on the other side of Chipping Cheddar, attending Camembert Academy, a school for the Performing Arts, and making friends with a cast of characters including her new dance teacher, Ms. Mimi. Angelina Ballerina The Next Steps celebrates music and brings to life many forms of dance for Angelina including ballet, modern, tap, jazz, classical and ethnic. As an 8-year-old ballerina, her life revolves around dancing and performance, family, friendship and following her dreams. Angelina always works hard to reach her goals and learns from her mistakes. As young children share in Angelina's experiences, they're inspired to go after their big dreams too!
Angelina's Hiccups/Angelina and the Must-Have Bag #404
Angelina and her friends are preparing to go onstage for a performance when Angelina comes down with a bad case of the hiccups. Through a series of comical events, her friends do everything to try to help cure her! When all her friends have an "Eva the Diva" bag, Angelina desperately wants one too. After working hard to earn enough money for one, she discovers that being original and creative is much more exciting than following the crowd!
- KET2 Saturday, April 12 at 10:30 am EDT
Angelina's Nature Dance/Angelina's Spring Fling #406
Angelina and her classmates are given the assignment to create a nature-inspired dance routine. When Polly tags along, Angelina is annoyed because she feels like it's difficult for the mouslings to successfully complete their assignment until she realizes Polly is missing. It's winter and Angelina and her friends are tired of being inside. To make spring come faster, Angelina and the mouselings try spring traditions from around the world.
- KET2 Saturday, April 19 at 10:30 am EDT
Angelina and Alice's Big Night/Angelina and the Giant #305
Angelina wants Alice to attend her recital, but Alice has an ice skating even on the same night. Angelina and Alice are given the task of designing the giant prop for Jackie and the Beanstalk.
- KET2 Saturday, April 26 at 10:30 am EDT
Angelina and the Windy Children's Day/Angelina And Ms. Mimi's Dance #504
It's the mouselings' annual Children's Day celebration! When things go awry, the mouselings are disappointed and ready to throw in the towel. All of a sudden, something wonderful happens and Children's Day ends up being a huge success. Ms. Mimi performs a special modern dance for the school. Angelina and her friends are very impressed! They can only dream of a day when dancing comes so easily. Ms. Mimi assures them that the dance wasn't nearly as easy as it looked!
- KET2 Saturday, May 3 at 10:30 am EDT
Angelina's Mother's Day/Angelina and the Father's Day Surprise #506
Ms. Mimi teaches the class about dynamics in music and dance. Angelina uses what she learns to make her chores more fun, and in the meantime gives her mother the best Mother's Day gift of all! As Angelina and Polly decorate Dad's store for Father's Day, they find sheet music written by Mr. Mouseling. They learn that the music compositions are Klezmer, which is a kind of music used at celebrations.
- KET2 Saturday, May 10 at 10:30 am EDT
Angelina's Musical Day/ Angelina's Crazy Solo #306
Ms. Mimi's class plans to put on a production of Peter and the Wolf in which each character is identified by a series of musical notes played on a student's favorite instrument. When Ms. Mimi arrives at rehearsal with laryngitis, she uses the designated notes to communicate with the mouselings. Angelina and her friends are putting on a show, and they each have a specific job to do. Angelina thinks everyone should carry out her ideas for the production, but she eventually learns that teamwork makes for the perfect show!
- KET2 Saturday, May 17 at 10:30 am EDT
Angelina and the Irish Jig/Angelina en Pointe #307
Vici has returned from a holiday in Tippermousy, Ireland, with some Irish music. She's eager to teach her friends how to dance like the Tippermousy mouselings. But Angelina loses her balance while learning the Irish jig and breaks Vici's disc of music. The Mouskinov Ballet is holding auditions for their next show and Angelina does whatever she can to try out! Unfortunately, her young joints and muscles aren't yet ready for her to be en pointe. She doesn't let anything stop her, however, and she continues to practice until she can no longer stand.
- KET2 Saturday, May 24 at 10:30 am EDT
Angelina and the Rock Band/Angelina's Lost Ice Skates #308
At the Chipping Cheddar Music Day Picnic, Angelina finds her friends rehearsing in a band for a school project. They invite her to join in as a tambourine player. She's ecstatic as she sees celebrity status in her near future - until she learns that she only gets to hit the tambourine once during the entire song. Angelina and Alice are so excited about their big ice show, they rush out of the house and almost forget to take their skates and lunch.
- KET2 Saturday, May 31 at 10:30 am EDT
Official web site: http://www.angelinaballerina.com/