Lively new ‘Russian’ dance debuts in this season’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Lively new ‘Russian’ dance debuts in this season’s ‘The Nutcracker’

OMAHA — Nov. 14, 2017 — Ballet Nebraska’s The Nutcracker premieres this weekend as the classic ballet officially ushers in the holidays with a lively new Russian dance. A special pre-Thanksgiving performance at IWCC Arts Center (Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2:00 pm), is followed by […]

Juggling touring and holidays with Matthew Carter

Juggling touring and holidays with Matthew Carter

OMAHA — Dec. 18, 2017 — In past years, Ballet Nebraska’s final performance of The Nutcracker at the Orpheum would usher in holiday break for our company dancers. This year, the dancers are heading south for the winter — earlier than our usual tour season […]

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

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

In 2013, Ballet Nebraska and the Nebraska Humane Society created the “Muttcracker” program to promote the adoption of shelter pets. At each of Ballet Nebraska’s performances of The Nutcracker, a shelter dog is a featured guest star in the grand Christmas Party scene. The Muttcracker […]

Registration open for student Repertory Ensemble auditions

Registration open for student Repertory Ensemble auditions

Interested in becoming a student member of our  Junior/Senior Repertory Ensemble?  Our ensemble groups are part of an exciting student dance collaboration between Ballet Nebraska and Motion41 Dance. Students ages 8 and older are invited to audition. All studios are welcome. Final auditions will be […]