For over 50 years Peoria Ballet performances have delighted audiences with outstanding artistry,
beautiful costumes, excellent live music, and of course amazing dancing.
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $10,000 to Peoria Ballet Company to support performances of The Nutcracker 2019 and accompanying educational activities. The agency received 1,592 Art Works applications for the round of grantmaking, and will award 977 grants in this category. "Organizations such as Peoria Ballet are giving people in their community the opportunity to learn, create, and be inspired," said NEA Acting Chairman Carter. "This funding will help us continue to present this holiday tradition to the central Illinois community. The Nutcracker exposes a wide and diverse demographic to the arts, while also providing a unique learning experience for the student performers. A further benefit is that the school performances engage childr...
May 29, 2019 at Five Points Washington at 6:30 pm. Tickets are now on sale at the ballet studio for the Academy Showcase. The ticket prices are $15 for adults and $10 for students/children. You may get your tickets by calling 309-690-7990 or coming to the studio during business hours. You may also get tickets at the door on the night of the performance.
Peoria Ballet was named the winner of Peoria Journal Star’s “Best of the Best” competition in 2 categories ~ Best Dance Studio & Best Dance School! This is the second year in a row that Peoria Ballet has won these categories.
We are thrilled to announce that Peoria Ballet was awarded “Best Theater Production” for The Nutcracker! Many thanks to Peoria Magazine and everyone in our community that voted for us. Don’t miss The Nutcracker 2017 ~ December 9th & 10th at the Peoria Civic Center Theater with live music by Heartland Festival Orchestra!