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"Movement in the Parks" presented in partnership with Little Rock Parks & Recreation

The first program of the 21 | 22 Season, Movement in the Parks provides the public with world class dance programming in stunning outdoor settings throughout the City of Little Rock - FREE OF CHARGE! Join Ballet Arkansas on September 25th and October 16th for a mixed repertory performance featuring the best of classical and contemporary dance. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy beauty in action! Masks encouraged but not required. 

Performance Dates & Times

MacArthur Park Gazebo | 9/25 

Southwest Community Center Lawn | 10/16

*Performances at 12:00 & 3:00 pm both days!

September 25th Repertory

"Aperture" | Alice Klock & Florian Lochner 

Contemporary ensemble work created by internationally renowned choreographic duo and "Flockworks" co-founders, Alice Klock & Florian Lochner - back by popular demand! 

"Grand Pas Classique" | Victor Gsovsky

Premiered on the Paris Opera Ballet in 1949, this paramount pas de deux (dance for two) seamlessly blends power and grace. 

 

"An Ode" | Michael Fothergill 

Commissioned in 2014, this neoclassical work for 4 is like lightning in a bottle, and is Executive and Artistic Director, Michael Fothergill's ode to the style of George Balanchine. 

"The Great Gatsby" Sneak Peak | Michael Fothergill 

Be the first to experience the glitz and glamour of our world premiere telling of F. Scott Fitzgerald's tale of love, betrayal, and murder. Experience the full, multimedia infused production just in time for Halloween in October at UA-PTC CHARTS in North Little Rock. Tickets on sale soon! 

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Enrolled classes for Children & Adults
Pilates | Adult Ballet | Masterclass Series 
Morning & Evening Class Times | Indoor & Outdoor Classes

STUDENTS

Children and Adults: Enroll in dance classes this fall

PATRONS

Learn about performances and events and purchase your tickets

VOLUNTEERS

Lend a hand behind the scenes, and help advance the region's preeminent professional dance organization

EDUCATORS

Bring your students to a Ballet Arkansas performance, or schedule a classroom visit 

THE NUMBERS

Public Performance Attendance | 30,000 + 

k-12 Student Performance Attendance | 3,500

Outreach Performance Attendance | 5,000 + 

Broadcast Performance Attendance |2,500 +

Broadcast Reach | All 50 states and 21 countries

Productions Per Season | 4 - 6

Performances Per Season | 50+

Community Participants in Performances | 350

World Premieres Commissioned Annually | 9

Enrollment Students in Education Programs | 200

Audition Applications Received |500 +

Contract Employees Employed Per Season | 100+

Volunteers | 200+

*Annual Figures 

Historical Reach | Nearly 400,000

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Your support of Ballet Arkansas keeps our dancers on stage, our education programs in schools throughout the state, and breathes new life into a creative economy that has been devastated by the ongoing effects of the pandemic. Over the past four decades, we've dared and dreamed, and have grown to become an organization that plays a meaningful role in the lives of many. But in today's climate, the efforts of our past can be wiped out overnight.

 

A contribution of any size makes an impact, and advances our organization against the odds. It ensures that world-class dance performances and education programs continue to shape the cultural landscape of Arkansas for years to come. 

To make a donation today or to learn about our Pointe to the Future Capital Campaign, please visit the links below. 

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