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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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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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Harmony Performance– Masks, Swans, and Ghouls… oh my!

Harmony Performance– Masks, Swans, and Ghouls… oh my!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, Feb 26 2pm- 4pm for Harmony: An Exhibition in the Arts! It is a free event at the beautiful waterfront of the Meyer Ampitheatre that features the Palm Beach Symphony (with world-renowned cellist, Amit Peled!!) and Ballet Palm Beach! Bring the entire family, along with your blanket and picnic basket, and enjoy an ...

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Plans for a New Nutcracker at the Kravis Center in 2017

Plans for a New Nutcracker at the Kravis Center in 2017

Re-posted article by Barbara Marshall from the Palm Beach Post Copyright © 2016, Palm Beach Post, All rights reserved.  Ballet Palm Beach continues to be the little local ballet company that could. Except, it’s not so little anymore, as it eyes a monumental step in its 23-year-old tenure in Palm Beach County. For the first time next year, ...

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Snow White Reviewed!

Snow White Reviewed!

Ballet Palm Beach opened the season with mixed bill, Snow White & Other Works. It featured Balanchine’s Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux, Roger Van Fleteren’s unRAVELed, Donna Murray’s Space Between Words, and Artistic Director, Colleen Smith’s new ballet, Snow White! The performance was reviewed by the Palm Beach ...

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6400 Children Inspired!

6400 Children Inspired!

Whew! It’s been a busy past two weeks for Ballet Palm Beach- rewarding nonetheless! Last Thurs, the company was invited by the Kravis Center to perform “Snow White” as a part of their S*T*A*R series, an educational outreach program for local schools. The week of Halloween, Ballet Palm Beach joined the Palm Beach Symphony in a ...

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Ballerina Mama!

Ballerina Mama!

It’s hard to miss Ballet Palm Beach dancer, Lily Ojea Loveland, entering the studio in the mornings.  She’s the one that’s armed with enough stuff to topple a small pack mule. She hoists the usual ballet dancer necessities like water bottles, warm ups, tape, sewing supplies, pointe shoes, etc. in addition to a diaper bag, baby bottles, ...

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Balanchine!

Balanchine!

BUY TICKETS HERE Looks like Ballet Palm Beach (BPB) is moving UP in the world! The Balanchine Trust approved BPB to perform Balanchine’s Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux! This marks a milestone for BPB as only ballet companies of a certain standard are allowed to perform Balanchine works! The Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux (you might also see the ...

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Presenting the 2016/2017 Season!

Presenting the 2016/2017 Season!

May the questions of “What do I get (fill-in loved one’s name here) for his/her birthday?” or “What should we do to celebrate (insert any holiday that runs from October to May)?” never sully those lips! We’ve got you covered for a unique gift of entertainment, inspiration, and beauty!! Check out our ...

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5 Cinderella Facts You Didn’t Know!

5 Cinderella Facts You Didn’t Know!

(Or at least I’m assuming you didn’t…apologies if I have questioned your fairy tale knowledge!) by Rebekah Levin 1. The 1st Cinderella dates back to 1 B.C.! “The Girl with the Rose-Red Slippers” is the earliest Cinderella story, dating all the way back to 1 B.C! A maltreated but kind Greek slave girl marries the Pharaoh ...

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Aww, We’re Blushing!

Aww, We’re Blushing!

“THANK YOU” to all our audience members and supporters for our new ballet Gatsby, which premiered March 19th! We certainly were overjoyed to finally share with you the culmination of the metaphoric and literal “blood, sweat, and tears!” A sweeping curtsy of gratitude goes out to Mr. Rex Hearn of for his review of ...

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The Creation of Gatsby – Meet Myrtle and George

The Creation of Gatsby – Meet Myrtle and George

RESERVE YOUR SEATS An Interview with Myrtle and George By Rebekah Levin   Please enjoy the final installment of our in-depth dancer interviews with our “Myrtle” and “George Wilson.” First up is Myrtle, a rather “colorful” character, played by Madeleine Miller. Madeleine has trained at Ballet Palm Beach’s school since she was ...

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