Student Showcase 2019 at Kravis Center

The Middle & Upper School of Ballet Palm Beach Academy and BPB Trainees will present a special performance on Sun, June 9 at 7:30. This show is held at the Rinker Playhouse at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and is open to the public for $30. The mixed bill contains scenes from Coppelia; an exciting […]

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 Smith. “Along with the […]

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 Frankfurt, a former ballerina with New York […]

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 components of George Balanchine© Technique, history, and repertory will […]

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 […]

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 by Wendy […]

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 […]

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 organizations to bring […]

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 courses. “We are […]

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 […]

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