we are now…

dancing forward!

Dancing Forward will ignite the NWA cultural scene with classically trained, contemporary dancers through collaborations among arts organizations, cities, and libraries around Northwest Arkansas. Dancing Everywhere connects dance artists, dance enthusiasts, arts supporters and those new to dance.

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Where to find us around Northwest Arkansas.

In libraries with Once Upon a Dance

On the streets and around town with Dance Beat

In the dance studio with Faces September 27 | 7:00pm (limited seating, invitation only event)

On the stage with Immortal Beloved: Possessed By Genius, October 12/13, 2019 8:00pm Theatre Squared

Check back or follow us on social media for future events, dates, tickets and to learn about ways you can get involved with NWA Ballet Theatre as we start to Dance Anywhere/Everywhere.

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. Full schedule to be listed soon.

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.

Faces - 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. Full schedule coming.

Performances - Presented in June, Next is a mixed repertory performance showcasing four innovative works by up and coming choreographers from around the country including NWABT’s Artistic Director, Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye. Next reflects the diversity and evolution of classical ballet through the contemporary work of today’s dance makers. Tickets On Sale now.