Pointe Shoes. Are they in your child’s future?

Pointe shoes are a vital part of Nutcracker season, a ballet company’s budget, and little girls’ dreams. CBS’s “Sunday Morning” program pointed out yesterday that Nutcracker season is high demand season for pointe shoes. New York City Ballet goes through 500 pairs per month at this time of year, principal dancer Tiler Peck might use […]

Nutcracker Participant final check-list 2017

Please review this check-list and refine your schedule and attend to these items as soon as possible. Thank you. Updated Rehearsal Schedule Sweatshirts – order by November 30 deadline DVD’s – Order your DVD or Blu-ray today Photos – Photos in front of the scenery will be taken Friday, December 15 at 12:30 p.m. after […]

The origin of the ballet leotard

I just learned today from a news segment on TV about the origin of the name of the ballet leotard. It was named for a French trapeze performer, Jules Léotard (1838-1870). Léotard was the son of a gymnastics instructor and studied to be a lawyer but began to experiment with trapeze bars, ropes and rings […]

Nutcracker Sweatshirts

We need to get your orders in ASAP for our Nutcracker sweatshirts (deadline Nov. 30). We will be offering “Hoodies” – a hooded sweatshirt, in 9 different sizes, for $30. You can purchase them through this website via PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account). Please look at the shirts, the art mock-up, and […]

Greenville Ballet Nutcracker tickets now on sale

Tickets to the Greenville Ballet Nutcracker are now on sale. Reserved seats can be purchased at the Greenville Ballet School, Timmons Arena Box office at Furman University, and through Ticketmaster by phone, online, or at outlet locations. Tickets for the 3:00 pm. performance on Saturday, December 15 are $26, $24, or $22. Artistic Director Andrew […]

Ballet in Cinema comes to Greenville

Ballet enthusiasts have the opportunity to see the Bolshoi Ballet’s “Ballet in Cinema” series at the Hollywood 20 Cinemas on Woodruff Rd. in Greenville starting Sunday, October 22. For the full schedule please visit: http://www.bolshoiballetincinema.com/ The Greenville Ballet School is the area’s leader in keeping you informed about ballet-related topics and is your best choice […]

Creativity through dance – the most popular TED talk

Do children get a chance to explore their creativity through dance and other art forms in our educational system? Or are they thwarted by a system that makes them sit still and memorize facts and figures. In the most popular TED talk of all time, Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case […]

Nutcracker School Performance 2017

Flyer for Public Schools (includes order form) Flyer for other Schools (includes order form) Flyer for Home Schools and home school students (includes order form)

Nutcracker 2017 Casting and Schedule

Please see attached files: Casting by name: Nuts17Casting Casting by role: 2017NutsCasting Schedule: Nuts17RehSch IMPORTANT HANDOUT YOUR CHILD SHOULD HAVE BROUGHT HOME: handout