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Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents

DPAA Family Series

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The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Family Series is a favorite for families and kids of all ages. Even though the series is already underway, you can still subscribe to the remaining Family Series performances with a DPAA Create Your Own Subscription (CYO).

The DPAA Family Series starts with two perfectly spooky and kid-friendly performances – PhilharMonster with the Dayton Philharmonic and The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow with the Dayton Ballet. In December, you’ll travel to the magical Land of Sweets with the Dayton Ballet’s The Nutcracker.

In the spring, follow the adventure of The Mysterious Maestro along with the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, and put a feather in your cap at Peter Pan with the Dayton Ballet.

Join DPAA at the Family Series with a DPAA Create Your Own Subscription. Whether you’re a long-time fan or brand new to DPAA’s family-friendly performances, the 2022–2023 Season is one you don’t want to miss!

DPAA Create Your Own Subscriber Benefits


Savings over single ticket prices.


Easily exchange your ticket from one performance to another within the same season.

Ticket Discounts

10% discount on additional tickets throughout the season, including DPAA Special Events.

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Events In This Series

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2022-2023 Season

The Mysterious Maestro

Mar 12, 2023

Schuster Center

A concert-story about a little girl named Hannah who loves to sing but who has moved to the town of Hamelin where music is forbidden! Fueled by the music of composers like Verdi, Mendelssohn, Liszt, and performed by the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.

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2022-2023 Season

Peter Pan

Apr 21 - Apr 23, 2023

Schuster Center

The timeless story of Peter Pan extols the virtues of eternal youth and of keeping our childlike wonder. With fun-filled choreography, rich with humor and including witty nods to classic ballets, and enchanting music by Carmen DeLeone, Dayton Ballet’s trip to Neverland will surely keep us all young at heart!