behind the curtain
The Alabama Ballet is the state’s premiere professional ballet company. The company has achieved national prominence as one of only eight ballet companies in the world permitted by the Balanchine Trust to perform Balanchine’s Nutcracker®. The Alabama Ballet promotes the development of classical and contemporary ballet through high quality performances, dance education and community outreach. Education and outreach activities include CityDance, which provides 16 weeks of dance training for youth from the city of Birmingham and Jefferson County. The Alabama Ballet is a 501(c )(3) not-for-profit organization.
your support matters
Help keep us on our toes by donating to the Alabama Ballet. It is because of corporate and individual donations that we are able to bring our productions to the stage. With your help, we can guarantee world-class, high-quality performances for years to come.
The official school of the Alabama Ballet. The Alabama Ballet School provides the highest quality training to aspiring artists of all ages that is developmentally appropriate both physically and artistically. The Alabama Ballet School’s instruction is based on the syllabus provided by the Royal Academy of Dance in London which takes into consideration the particular level of development of each child within that level.
The Alabama Ballet, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Alys Stephens Center, Red Mountain Theatre and Opera Birmingham have joined together to bring our community an...
As Alabama Ballet continues to prioritize the health and well-being of our patrons, artists, staff and community, we have made the difficult decision to...
PERFORMANCE UPDATE: In response to public health recommendations regarding the COVID-19, Alabama Ballet has decided to postpone all scheduled performances of...