One of America's Top 100 Ballet Companies
A Season of Celebration, Four Decades in the Making
Embark on a journey of elegance and artistry and dive into the heart of Ballet Arkansas' 45th Anniversary Season. A meticulously curated lineup promises a captivating blend of performances and exclusive events that will leave you in awe.
May 2-5 | Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts
With Live Music by World Renowned Pianist, Fei-Fei Dong
Performance Times: 5/2 @ 7:30 pm (includes pre-show talk), 5/4 @ 2:30 and 7:30 pm, 5/5 @ 2:30 pm
Student Matinee: 5/3 @ 10:30 am
Run Time: 90 Minutes
Unveiled at the Museum Theater in grand style, Bravo, presented by the Stella Boyle Smith Trust, is an extraordinary union of dance and live music that transcends time and genre. Bravo, the zenith of Ballet Arkansas's 23|24 season, is a jubilant celebration of the arts, an unbridled showcase where creativity knows no limits. Patrons will immerse themselves in the sublime grace of classical ballet and the boundless vitality of contemporary dance in an unforgettable experience.
World Premiere by Tsai Hsi Hung
World Premiere by Alia Kache
World Premiere by Executive and Artistic Director, Michael Fothergill
Regional premiere of internationally celebrated dance maker, Sir David Bintley's "Galanteries," with original sets and costumes provided courtesy of England's Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Save the Date
Starting Friday, January 26th, each Friday you can join BA LIVE in the studio or on stage via social media. Witness exclusive behind-the-scenes rehearsals, engaging artistic talk backs, cross-company collaborations, audition insights and more!
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The Ballet Arkansas School for Dance is one of the top-rated dance schools in the state, offering classes of all disciplines to children and adults in a welcoming professional environment. Train with Central Arkansas's only professional Ballet Company, ranked among the top 100 in America. Enroll today and experience the Ballet Arkansas difference.
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Individual and corporate support makes it possible for Ballet Arkansas to be a regional leader, presenting world-class programs and performances to a loyal audience of nearly 50,000 each year. Whether you're passionate about programming, K-12 education, or community outreach, we've got you covered. With a donation or sponsorship, we'll work closely with you or your business to create a customized benefits package to reflect your needs and maximize your investment.
Learn about the performers, educators, and rehearsal directors that are the face of BA.
As part of its milestone 45th Anniversary Season, Ballet Arkansas will present 3 full-length productions that feature a community cast - Wonderland: Alice's Epic Adventure, 45th Anniversary Nutcracker Spectacular, and Swan Lake. Click the link below to learn more.
Company Artists Keith Newman and Sage Feldges in The Sleeping Beauty