2018-2019 Season



Join NWA Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye, alongside former Hubbard Street dancer Karen Castleman, and Venezuelan choreographer Gillmer Duran as they present four original works, offering a magnetic mixture of music and movement that takes dance in Northwest Arkansas to the NEXT level!

NEXT performance, June 13th, 2019 7:00pm Arend Arts Center

June 14th, 2019 7:00pm Arend Arts Center

Dance BEAT

Dance Beat - takes dance outside the theater and invites community to experience dance as public art. Approachable, free, pop-up, public art performances, will occur in some of Northwest Arkansas’ countless scenic urban and outdoor spaces. Full schedule to be listed soon.

Find us at:

April 24th 4:00-7:30pm Amazeum, Bentonville, AR

May 1st 6:00pm Jones Center, Springdale AR

May 11th 1:00pm Crystal Bridges, Bentonville AR

June 1st Arvest Arkansas Naturals Ballpark

Fayetteville Public Library, Fayetteville AR

Springdale Street Dinner, Downtown Springdale AR

June 7th First Friday, Bentonville, AR (square)

June 8th Crystal Bridges garden party, Bentonville, AR

June 18th 5:00pm Botanical Garden the Ozarks, Fayetteville AR

June 27th Gulley Park Summer Concert Series, Fayetteville, AR

June 29th Rogers Farmers Market


Once Upon A Dance

An accessible library-based reading and dancing program introducing dance as art form, involving little ones in storytelling and see-and-do activities.

June 18th 10:30am Bentonville Public Library

June 24th 2:00pm Springdale Public Library (4th-6th grade)

June 25th and 25th  9:30am Springdale Public Library (K-1st grade)

                                11:00am Springdale Public Library (2nd-3rd grade)

June 25th 11:00am Siloam Springs Public Library


Come put a Face on dance and see an up close and behind the scenes look at how dance is made and how dancers train, rehearse and work. Meet the artistic director and dancers of NWABT and get to know others who support the growth and development of dance arts for Northwest Arkansas.

Final Faces Performance: May 30, 2019 7:00pm (limited seating, invitation only event)

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