Announcing our 2016-17 Season!

Company Moves to Main St. and Expands Performances Across Arkansas in 2016-17

BalletArkansas_9S1A5478_MeganHustel_CreditJonathanFunk 2Ballet Arkansas is pleased to announce its Main Stage Season, its move to Main St. in the Creative Corridor in Little Rock, and other touring opportunities across Arkansas as they expand their performing presence in the state.
Highlights from the full announcement:

Two new dancers are added to the roster

The company moves to its new Main St. studio in the Creative Corridor, Little Rock

The Nutcracker returns to the Robinson Center with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Dec. 9-11, 2016.

The spring mixed rep program at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre  Apr. 28-30, 2017

*Company artist: Megan Hustel in “Paquita” *Photo credit: Jonathan Funk

Nutcracker Community Cast Audition Registration is Open – August 27, 2016

BA_slider_NUT_AUDITIONS_11july2016 3Nutcracker auditions are open to dance students 6 years old or older, currently enrolled in a ballet class at a studio of their choice. Learn more.

Summer Intensive Week 1- Starts Monday!

BA_2016SummerIntensive_website_19oct2015Ballet Arkansas Summer Intensive 2016 kicks off on Monday, July 18th at UALR Center for the Performing Arts. Students from across the state will participate in a rigorous program of “technique and tradition” taught by distinguished faculty.

Visions Tickets

Tickets are now on sale for our first performance of the season: The Third Annual Visions Choreographic Competition. Guest Judge, Stanton Welch, Artistic Director of Houston Ballet.

Dozens of choreographers from across the United States and Europe applied for a chance to be one of four artists selected to create a new work on Ballet Arkansas company dancers.

Don’t miss this one-performance-only chance to be a part of the creative process and vote for the winner of Visions!


Ballet Arkansas welcomes in-kind and monetary donations to keep us on our toes!