Encore Series ‘Duets’ brings ballet fans closer to dance

Encore Series ‘Duets’ brings ballet fans closer to dance

A new way to experience professional dance debuted at 7:30 pm Saturday, February 8, when Ballet Nebraska premiered the first of two shows in the new Encore Series. “Dance is an emotional relationship between the performer and the viewer,” says artistic director, Erika Overturff. “The [...]

Alberto’s ‘Fantastique’ Summer

Alberto’s ‘Fantastique’ Summer

We received this great letter from company dancer Alberto Liberatoscioli at the beginning of August. He is headed back from his European summer adventure to work at Ballet Nebraska for Season 4: Hi Ballet Nebraska, Here I am! I am now resting a bit after [...]

Who is that guest star with the cold, wet nose?

Who is that guest star with the cold, wet nose?

For this season’s production of The Nutcracker, Ballet Nebraska and the Nebraska Humane Society developed the “Muttcracker” program to promote the adoption of shelter pets. During the party scene of each of the company’s four performances, one of four shelter dogs will be featured in [...]

Ballet Nebraska II students begin rehearsals for 2013-14

Ballet Nebraska II students begin rehearsals for 2013-14

Ballet Nebraska recently announced the student members of Ballet Nebraska II (BN II) for the 2013-14 season. The thirteen students, selected by audition or invitation by artistic director, Erika Overturff,  are from several dance programs from Nebraska and Iowa. Members of BN II rehearse every [...]