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Master Class: Irish Step Dancing with Madison Braaksma

Master Class: Irish Step Dancing with Madison Braaksma

**Dance a jig and kick up your heels! Join us for a lively dancing event!** WHAT: Beginner Irish Step Dancing Master Class Taught by Ballet Palm Beach dancer and former competitive Irish dancer, Madison Braaksma WHEN: APRIL 2, 2019 from 6:30-7:30 WHERE: Ballet Palm Beach 10357 Ironwood Rd, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410 WHO: For all dancers ...

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Announcing Upcoming Dance Events for Children and Teens

Announcing Upcoming Dance Events for Children and Teens

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – September 17, 2018) Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced several upcoming dance events for children and teens presented by the highly acclaimed professional ballet company. “Ongoing engagement with the younger generation is one of the critical missions of Ballet Palm Beach,” says ...

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Updates: Balanchine Workshop

Updates: Balanchine Workshop

BALLET PALM BEACH to Host a George Balanchine™ Workshop Conducted by Wilhelmina Frankfurt, Former Ballerina with New York City Ballet, July 23-27 Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach announced that the highly acclaimed professional ballet company will host a George Balanchine™ Workshop July 23-27, conducted by Wilhelmina ...

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Press Release- A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Other Works May 5-6

Press Release- A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Other Works May 5-6

A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Other Works at Eissey Campus Theatre with David Ward, Guest Dancer  (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)— Ballet Palm Beach closes the 2017/2018 season with mixed bill A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Other Works. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a ballet re-telling of Shakespeare’s comedy, will be presented with diverse ...

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Balanchine Intensive at Ballet Palm Beach’s Summer Programs

Balanchine Intensive at Ballet Palm Beach’s Summer Programs

This summer, Ballet Palm Beach presents a rare opportunity for dedicated dancers. Those students ranging in ages 11-22 are offered a week-long comprehensive immersion, studying the brilliance of 20th century’s greatest choreographer, George Balanchine. The program begins on Monday, July 23rd and runs for five consecutive days. Key ...

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Tutu Ball: Father Daughter Dinner Dance

Tutu Ball: Father Daughter Dinner Dance

Get your dancing shoes on! Ballet Palm Beach’s Annual Father Daughter Dance, this year is at the Ibis Country Club in West Palm Beach. Join us for this special fundraising evening on January 12th 2018 at 6:30pm! Dads and daughters will enjoy dinner, dancing, desserts, raffles, and more! For more information call the Ballet Palm Beach ...

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Reviews of our new Nutcracker!

Reviews of our new Nutcracker!

We were blessed to have fabulous reviews from our audience members. A huge thank you to everyone that came to see The Nutcracker! Every kind word said, whether it be in person, on social media, or in the press meant so much to us! We were very humbled to be performing  at such a big venue for our community! Read published reviews of The ...

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Wendy Whelan is Coming to Town!

Wendy Whelan is Coming to Town!

BALLET PALM BEACH TO HOST MASTER CLASS WITH BALLET STAR WENDY WHELAN, FORMER NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRINCIPAL AND SUBJECT OF HIT FILM “RESTLESS CREATURE” November 3, 2017 (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) – Ballet Palm Beach, the professional ballet company of the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast, founded by Colleen Smith, will host a master class ...

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From the Journal of a Ballet Ambassador

From the Journal of a Ballet Ambassador

Representing  Palm Beach County and the United States, our Ballet Ambassadors went to Cuba on June 14- June 20th as a part of our annual international outreach. The dancers traveled throughout the country and performed in nursing homes, churches, and theaters. Here’s the play by play of the adventure as relayed by Danielle Glynn, Ballet ...

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Off to Cuba!

Off to Cuba!

Off we go! Ballet Ambassadors, Ballet Palm Beach’s international outreach program, has been invited to Cuba by the Cuban Council of Churches. The ambassadors, which comprise of eight company members and two academy students, will dance throughout Cuba from June 14 until June 20. The group will collaborate with the local community ...

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Ballet Legends at the Summer Intensive!

Ballet Legends at the Summer Intensive!

We have EXCITING news… Ballet Palm Beach Academy welcomes ballet legends, Steven Caras and Deirdre Carberry, as guest teachers to the Ballet Performance Intensive on July 17th to August 4th. Students over 11 years old will be trained by Caras, Carberry, resident luminary Claudia Cravey, and esteemed academy faculty throughout the summer ...

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25th Year Celebration!

25th Year Celebration!

On May 19, BPB Academy celebrated the beginning of its 25th year!! The party took place at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. It was a two-fold event: a performance and a party. The performance featured company dancers, some of whom had grown up in the academy from the very beginning, academy students, and two alumni, Eric Emerson with partner Claire ...

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a GREAT success!

a GREAT success!

You could have knocked us over with a feather! Ballet Palm Beach participated in the Great Give on May 17th. (The Great Give is a community-wide event where people raise funds for their favorite nonprofits. Money donated gets multiplied by matching funds and there are various prizes and opportunities for organizations to get some great ...

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A Shindig– Celebrate the Beginning of 25 Years!

A Shindig– Celebrate the Beginning of 25 Years!

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING THE START OF SOMETHING BIG . . . OUR 25TH YEAR! FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017 • 7:30PM MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE 1001 East Indiantown Road Jupiter, Florida 33477 EVENING TO INCLUDE Appetizers & Desserts • Cocktails & Mocktails Mingling, Dancing, & Raffle SPECIAL PERFORMANCE FEATURING Dancers, Students, & Alumni of ...

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