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

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

OMAHA — November 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 […]

Omaha Magazine talks to Bret and Sasha

Omaha Magazine talks to Bret and Sasha

Omaha Magazine recently published a lovely peek into the lives of  Ballet Nebraska company dancers — and real-life couple — Sasha York and Bret Samson. “I am paid to lift pretty girls for a living,” says Sasha. We can’t think of a better job, Sasha!

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 […]