2019 was a BIG year and we have exciting plans for 2020! From our various special events and dynamic performances to our community outreach and education programs, there is always something happening at BA. Learn more about what's to come and join us every step of the way.
Ready for 2020!
January 25, 7-9pm
The hottest event of the season, the Splash Winter Wine Taste, presented by Season Sponsor Colonial Wines & Spirits, is back for a 3rd year. Experience four fine wines from Colonial Wines & Spirits, passed hor d'ouvres provided by Petit & Keet, live music by the VIP Jazz Trio, and an up close dance performance by the professional dancers of Ballet Arkansas, all included in your ticket! Splash is hosted by Season Sponsor Cranford Co. at 512 Main Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.
Don't miss our Summer Intensive Audition on February 2nd, for ages 10-21. Learn more and register at balletarkansas.org/summer-intensive.
Cinderella February 21-23, $30-35 *Senior/Student/Military Discounts start at $10
The one true comedic story ballet, Cinderella features breathtaking world-premiere choreography and will leave audiences of all ages laughing out loud. The perfect blend of classical ballet and wit, our production will give 60 local dancers the opportunity to share the stage with the professionals of Ballet Arkansas. Performances are held at UA-PTC CHARTS Theater.
Cinderella Ball February 20, 5:30-8:00pm, $50 per guest
Calling all Lords and Ladies, Fathers and Daughters, Mothers and Sons, and your entire family to the Cinderella Ball at UA-PTC CHARTS Theater! Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, a seated Cinderella preview performance, & photos/activities with the cast. All guests are required to have a ticket. Tickets must be purchased by February 19th at 5:00pm.
To purchase tickets over the phone and for all ticket discounts, please contact UA-PTC Box Office at (501) 812-2710.
The Ballet Arkansas’ Board of Directors is pleased to present the 9th Annual Turning Pointe Gala, Living. Breathing. Art. on March 6, 2020, from 6:00–10:00 pm at the Chenal Country Club.
The annual Turning Pointe Gala is Ballet Arkansas’ premiere fundraising event. Attendees will enjoy signature performances by the professional dancers of Ballet Arkansas, a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and dancing. We are excited to celebrate 41 wonderful years as a pillar of the arts community in Arkansas. Join us for this black-tie optional evening and make a commitment to keeping Ballet Arkansas alive and well for many years to come.
$185 Individual I $345 Couple I $1750 Table Sponsor (10 Guests) *Prices increase January 16, 2020. Can't attend? Register to participate in our silent auction, or make a donation to our Gala Fund.
Master/Works April 24-26, $30-35
Made possible through the generous support of the Stella Boyle Smith Trust, Master/Works is filled with masterpieces by choreographic luminaries, and combines the very best of live music and dance.
George Balanchine's signature work "Allegro Brillante", Gerald Arpino's sensational "Confetti", new works by acclaimed contemporary choreographers Yoshito Sakuraba, Alice Klock, and Florian Lochner, & live music from internationally celebrated pianist Fei-Fei Dong
Performances are held at UA-PTC CHARTS Theater at 2:30 and 7:30pm. To purchase tickets over the phone and for ticket discounts, contact UA-PTC Box Office at (501) 812-2710.
Snow White April 25-26, 12:00 pm
The classic tale of a maiden with skin as white as snow takes a new turn! Featuring a community cast of local dancers, Ballet Arkansas presents a new imagining of the story of Snow White - told through the eyes of the Evil Witch. An interactive, multimedia ballet for families, Snow White is the perfect spring production. Performances are held at UA-PTC CHARTS Theater in North Little Rock.
12 & under - $10 I 13 & older - $15
To purchase tickets over the phone, call the UA-PTC Box Office (501) 812 - 2710.
Students from more than 40 schools from across the State joined us in 2019 for the Student Matinee Series!
STUDENT MATINEE SERIES - Our student matinee performances provide educators with the opportunity to expose the next generation to the power of live dance performances through discounted tickets and an attached educational curriculum. Educators, make a reservation today!