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.
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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.
Alabama Ballet to Present 40th Anniversary Season Alabama Ballet’s 2021-2022 Season opens this fall on September 10th. Highlights of the 2021-2022 Season...
Save the (new) dates! You can find our revised 2020/2021 season schedule below. We look forward to having you for a wonderful rest of our season! February 12...
We are thrilled to be able to take the stage for our 39th season to bring you beloved classics including George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, Romeo &...