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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Creation of Gatsby – Meet Daisy and Gatsby

The Creation of Gatsby – Meet Daisy and Gatsby

RESERVE YOUR SEATS FOR GATSBY An Interview with Daisy and Gatsby By Rebekah Levin   Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Daisy and Gatsby! Or rather, the dancers that portray them– Jessica Dandine and Tyveze Littlejohn! *applause, please* Daisy, one of the main characters in Gatsby, is played by the charming Jessica Dandine. ...

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