NEWS & EVENTS

PREMIERES-a Dynamic Selection of New Repertoire

BALLET PALM BEACH To Present a Dynamic Selection of New Repertoire PREMIERES At the Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse March 25-27 {TICKETS} (Palm Beach Gardens, FL – March 2019) Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced that the highly acclaimed professional ballet company will present a dynamic selection of new repertoire by choreographers George […]

PREMIERES- 3 Guest Choreographers & Pianist

{TICKETS- CLICK HERE} PREMIERES is a mixed bill presented at the Rinker Playhouse, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on March 25-27. It features three world premieres and Balanchine’s rarely-seen pas de deux, Sonatine, accompanied by live piano music. The company has been a hive of activity this month with the contagious energy of our guest […]

BALLET PALM BEACH Welcomes 130 Supporters to Dance Revealed at the Fritz Gallery in Palm Beach

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – February 11, 2019) Colleen Smith, Founder and Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach, welcomed 130 of the nonprofit organization’s patrons, leaders and dancers at Dance Revealed, a cocktail fundraiser that was held on January 31 at the new Fritz Gallery in Palm Beach. Theodora Aspegren, Robert Bailey and Chase Thomas […]

At the Opera

From Jan 25- 27, seven Ballet Palm Beach company dancers performed in Palm Beach Opera’s La Traviata as gypsies and matadors with choreography by Colleen Smith. The dancers enjoyed gaining a new performance experience and working alongside Palm Beach Opera artistic staff and artists. They also received praise by reviewer, David Fleshler of South Florida Classical Review. Below are excerpts from […]

BALLET PALM BEACH Celebrates Supporters and Dancers at Preview Party for Upcoming Fundraiser in Palm Beach

BALLET PALM BEACH Celebrates Supporters and Dancers at Preview Party for Upcoming Dance Revealed Cocktail Fundraiser in Palm Beach Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach celebrated the nonprofit organization’s patrons, leaders and dancers at a recent preview party attended by about 50 people. Hosted at the home of new board member Theodora Aspegren and Robert Bailey, the party was an intimate glimpse […]

Former NYC Ballet Soloist, Zippora Karz, to Stage Balanchine’s Sonatine

Ballet Palm Beach Announces Former NYC Ballet Soloist Zippora Karz is Arriving Early Next Year to Stage Sonatine by George Balanchine™ PREMIERES by Ballet Palm Beach will be Presented at the Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse, March 25-27 Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced that the highly acclaimed professional ballet company will […]

BALLET PALM BEACH To Present Everyone’s Favorite Holiday Classic THE NUTCRACKER

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – November 14, 2018) Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced that the highly acclaimed professional ballet company will present everyone’s favorite holiday classic at two different locations this season. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts – Dreyfoos Hall 701 Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach November 30-December 1 + Friday […]

BALLET PALM BEACH Welcomes 50 Friends to Dance Revealed Raising $15K for Programming

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – November 5, 2018) Colleen Smith, Founder and Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach, today announced that the nonprofit professional dance company raised about $15,000 at Dance Revealed, the exclusive studio event held on Thursday, October 25, in Palm Beach Gardens. Held at Ballet Palm Beach’s studios in Palm Beach Gardens […]

BALLET PALM BEACH Announces Three New Board Members

Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced three new members to the  professional ballet company’s board of directors: + Theodora Aspegren is a real estate investor who serves on the West Palm Beach Historic Planning Board. Originally from New York City and Newport, RI. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in art […]

BALLET PALM BEACH Educates & Entertains 150+ Young People at Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach and Martin Counties

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – October 26, 2018) Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach, today announced that it had educated and entertained more than 150 young people during recent performances at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The first show was held on October 15 at the Cole-Clark […]

BALLET PALM BEACH Announces Partnership with The King’s Academy Conservatory of Arts in WPB

First Production will be Gatsby, November 2-4 *TICKETS* Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach announced a partnership with The King’s Academy Conservatory of Arts in West Palm Beach, through which the professional dance company will present four major ballets during the 2018-2019 season. The performances will be presented at the Academy’s Page Center for […]

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 […]

Ballet Palm Beach Announces 2018-2019 Season

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – August 27, 2018) Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced the 2018-2019 performance schedule of the highly acclaimed professional ballet company. “This season holds so many possibilities for Ballet Palm Beach. So much new: new dancers, new works and a new venue; and yet so much tried […]

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 […]

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