In-theater Student Matinee performances provide more than 5,000 k-12 students from across Arkansas will access to experiential opportunities to engage with the performing arts in their most traditional settings. Tickets are subsidized at a rate of more than 75% for all attendees, ensuring the beauty of a Ballet Arkansas performance is accessible to all.


STEAM days introduce k-12 students to the fundamentals of math, science, and technology through the integration of creative motion. Through the use of their bodies, student build an understanding of complex subjects in a fun, and interactive way.

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Ballet Arkansas provides abundant opportunities for the public to experience free dance classes in open spaces, exposing diverse populations to recreational activities that enhance wellbeing and build community through the performing arts.


On-site lecture demonstrations in the classroom blend live dance performance with interactive instruction in the areas of art history, dance, music, and literature. Ballet Arkansas works hand in hand with educators to facilitate a unique and enjoyable educational experience that compliments each student's studies.


Each year, more than 300 community dancers participate in Ballet Arkansas' professional productions as members of the Community Cast. Professional performing opportunities prepare aspiring professional dancers for the demands of a career in the arts, and cultivate a deeper understanding of the artform.


Ballet Arkansas' enrolled dance education programs provide young dancers and adults with concentrated study in classical ballet and other dance disciplines at a caliber not otherwise found in Arkansas. Ballet Arkansas connects students with valuable professional resources that aid in the advancement of each student's abilities, and provides access to some of the world's most sought after guest instructors.




Ballet Arkansas offers private and small group dance lessons for dancers of all ages at our 520 Main Street studio. Enroll and Pay below and our staff will contact you to discuss your training needs and pair you with a member of our faculty.


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