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Year-Round | Ballet Arkansas 

Join Ballet Arkansas for an up-close series of performances and talkbacks featuring previews from upcoming productions, newly commissioned works, artistic collaborations, and more. When a part of 2nd Friday Art Nights, Motion on Main events are free to the public!     

Showtimes: 

Dates TBD @ 6 pm 

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October 20-23 | UA-PTC CHARTS

Just in time for Halloween, Ballet Arkansas presents a new twist on its wildly popular multimedia-infused production of “Dracula,” created in partnership with the team at Cranford Co. Experience a bold new telling of Bram Stoker’s celebrated novel, filled with chilling imagery and world premiere choreography by Executive and Artistic Director, Michael Fothergill. Learn more about K-12 student matinee performances of "Dracula" on the Education & Outreach tab.

Performances:

Thursday, October 20 @ 7:30 pm

Friday, October 21 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, October 22 @ 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm 

Sunday, October 23 @ 2:30 pm 

Run time 90 minutes

For all ticket inquiries or to purchase by phone, contact Tututix at (855) 222-2849 Option 5.

For additional inquiries, please contact tickets@balletarkansas.org.

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September 30 | Argenta Plaza

Join Ballet Arkansas for an evening of music, performance, craft beer and German-inspired eats from across Arkansas. Patrons must be 21+ to consume alcohol. More details coming soon.

TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 1, 2022.

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December 9-11 | Robinson Center 

The “Nutcracker Spectacular” is the largest and longest running holiday production in Arkansas, featuring live music by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and a cast and crew of nearly 400! Join Ballet Arkansas at the Robinson Center for an unforgettable celebration of the season - featuring exciting updates and additions for all to enjoy. And don’t forget to visit the area’s largest Nutcracker Boutique in the lobby and take a piece of the production home with you! Learn more about K-12 student matinee performances of "Nutcracker Spectacular" on the Education & Outreach tab.

Performances:

Friday, December 9 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, December 10 @ 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm 

Sunday, December 11 @ 2:30 pm 

Run time: 120 minutes

For ticket inquires and to purchase tickets by phone, contact Robinson Center Box Office (501) 244-8800, M-F between 9am - 4pm.

For additional inquiries, please contact tickets@balletarkansas.org.

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December 11 | Robinson Center

Experience one of Little Rock’s most anticipated holiday events and join Ballet Arkansas for a magical experience unlike any other. Guests will be transported to the “Land of the Sweets” where they’ll enjoy teatime, activities, a storybook reading, and an exclusive performance from Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and characters from the “Nutcracker Spectacular.” Perfect for families. 

TICKETS ON SALE SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

Events:

Sunday, December 11 @ 12:00 pm 

Run time: 60 minutes

*If the wait list exceeds 75 guests, a seond Tea will be added on Saturday, December 10th at 12:00 pm.

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February 16-19 | UA-PTC CHARTS

Tchaikovsky’s paramount score brings the world’s most beloved fairytale to life this winter. “Sleeping Beauty” tells the story of Princess Aurora and love’s triumph over the evil Carabosse in 3 Acts. Featuring ornate costumes, virtuoso dance sequences, and a cast of more than 100 community performers, the production is a must-see this season! Learn more about K-12 student matinee performances of "Sleeping Beauty" on the Education & Outreach tab.

Performances:

Thursday, February 16 @ 7:30 pm 

Friday, February 17 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, February 18 @ 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm 

Sunday, February 19 @ 2:30 pm 

Run time: 120 minutes

For all ticket inquiries or to purchase by phone, contact Tututix at (855) 222-2849 Option 5.

For additional inquiries, please contact tickets@balletarkansas.org.

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DETAILS COMING SOON!

This year's Turning Pointe Gala is the hottest event in town! A rich celebration of dance, music, and regional cuisine, Tango Rojo turns up the heat next winter. Live music, Argentine tango, and fine wines pair perfectly with decadent South American fare.

TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 1, 2022.

 

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April 21-23 | UA-PTC CHARTS

Presented by the Stella Boyle Smith Trust, “Modern Masters” pairs renowned works of neoclassical and contemporary dance with epic scores by the world’s greatest composers. Featuring live music by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, “Modern Masters” is an exhilarating collision of the classic and modern, and is the climax of the 22|23 season. Learn more about K-12 student matinee performances of "Modern Masters" on the Education & Outreach tab.

Performances:

Friday, April 21 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, April 22 @ 2:30 & 7:30 pm 

Sunday, April 23 @ 2:30 pm 

Run time: 90 minutes

For all ticket inquiries or to purchase by phone, contact Tututix at (855) 222-2849 Option 5.

For additional inquiries, please contact tickets@balletarkansas.org.

 

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May 4-6 | Venue TBA

Filled with world premieres, “New Works” ventures into the depths of contemporary dance and explores a range of collaborations with visual art and media. Paired with food and drink and a series of creative talkbacks.

TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 1, 2022.

Performances:

Thursday, May 4 @ 7:30 pm 

Friday, May 5 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, May 6 @ 7:30 pm 

Run time: 60 minutes

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April 26-30 | Argenta Plaza 

Presented by the North Little Rock CVB, “Live at the Plaza” returns in the spring of 23’. A popular series of free performances and education programs, “Live at the Plaza” features breathtaking world-premieres and the best of the 22|23 season. Paired with local vendors!

 

Performances:

Dates and times TBD

Run time: 50 minutes

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Year-Round | Little Rock Parks 

Presented by Little Rock Parks & Recreation, “Movement in the Parks” brings live dance performances and educational outreach to green spaces and community centers throughout the city's 7 wards - free to the public!

 

Performances:

Dates and times TBD

Runtime: 50 minutes 

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Partners Announced August 1, 2022

Enhance the patron experience by pairing a live performance with exclusive libations and special entrees from our selection of food and beverage partners. Dinner and a show never looked so good! 

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Single Program $25 | Full Season (5 bills) $100

Change of plans? Can't make it to a performance?  Purchase a digital subscription and you'll receive a program link to watch us in action in 4k on your mobile device or from the comfort of your home. And the best part - you'll have a full week to binge Ballet Arkansas before the link expires! DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE AUGUST 1, 2022

Creative Partners

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