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The Tutu Project: Bringing Joy to our Quarantined Community

Amidst the pandemic outbreak, Ballet Palm Beach, among many other local businesses and organizations, decided to close its doors for the safety of its dancers, teachers, and academy students. Though quarantine was not the most ideal situation for its youngest ballerinas, the Ballet Palm Beach Academy powered through the setbacks, offering its students free, virtual […]

Ballet Palm Beach Launches Anka Fund

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – BALLET PALM BEACH (BPB) today announced that esteemed patron Ms. Anka Palitz has inaugurated the first-ever fund to seed support for the company’s professional dancers throughout their careers.  BPB’s Founder and Artistic Director Colleen Smith said: “We are so grateful to Anka for her generosity to and advocacy for BPB […]

Ballet Palm Beach Completes 4th Cuban Tour

Tenth Year of International Outreach Performances for Ballet Ambassadors (Palm Beach Gardens, FL –Oct 11, 2019) Ballet Palm Beach’s international outreach program, Ballet Ambassadors, brought Artistic Director, Colleen Smith; six company dancers, Danielle Glynn, Rafael Ferreras, Madeleine Miller, Lily Ojea Loveland, Shannon Murray, and Adriana Salazar; and two guests, Mark Baccash, a patron of Ballet […]

Broadway World Reviews Ballet Palm Beach’s PREMIERES

{TO SEE OUR UPCOMING SHOW, WONDERLAND: CLICK HERE} Republished with permission from BroadwayWorld.com https://bit.ly/2YtUk4Y Review: PREMIERES at Ballet Palm Beach by Courtney Hess Mar. 26, 2019 Ballet Palm Beach presented a rare offering for their audience tonight with a group of pieces that can hardly be categorized. “Premieres” boasted three world premiere pieces and ‘Sonatine’; a rarely performed […]

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 […]

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 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Annual Luncheon 2018: Post-Event Details!

BALLET PALM BEACH ANNUAL LUNCHEON CELEBRATION WITH PERFORMANCE OF GEORGE BALANCHINE’S™ TSCHAIKOVSKY PAS DE DEUX February 28, 2018 (Palm Beach, FL) –Ballet Palm Beach, the professional ballet company of the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast, recently celebrated 25 years of quality dance training and first-rate performances at their Annual Luncheon: Looking to the Future at The Beach Club in […]

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