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Summer spotlight: Amaris Sharratt’s summer ushers in new beginnings

Summer spotlight: Amaris Sharratt’s summer ushers in new beginnings

OMAHA, NE — May 12, 2017 — Summer promises a much-anticipated personal change for Ballet Nebraska’s Amaris Sharratt, while fall ushers in a fabulous professional one. What is the best thing that happened to you this past season?  A highlight of Season 7 for me, was definitely Swan Lake. I really feel like it featured everyone in the company, and showcased us all at our best. It took the company to an entirely different level, and that is really exciting to be a part of. […]



Save the dates: Youth auditions for ‘The Nutcracker’ are July 13-15

Save the dates: Youth auditions for ‘The Nutcracker’ are July 13-15

OMAHA, NE — May 10, 2017 — Ballet Nebraska youth auditions dates for the company’s Season 8 production of The Nutcracker have been scheduled. Mark your calendars and save the dates! Auditions take place from Thu., July 13 through Sat., July 15. Online registration is required for all interested students who wish to audition. There is no fee for Ballet Nebraska youth auditions. Stay tuned for more details coming soon! July 13: vocal auditions only; girls 11+ may audition. July 14 & 15: dance auditions […]



Summer spotlight: Ballet master Matthew Carter has a busy summer

Summer spotlight: Ballet master Matthew Carter has a busy summer

OMAHA — May 8, 2017 — As Ballet Nebraska’s season comes to a close, ballet master Matthew Carter gives us a look back, a look ahead, plus a quick peek into his very full summer. What was the best thing that happened to you in Season 7? Season 7 was pretty terrific all around; however, my favorite moment would have to be when the curtain went up on Swan Lake last fall!  It was such an important milestone for our company, and the dancers were […]



Youth auditions for Season 8 student groups announced for May 19

Youth auditions for Season 8 student groups announced for May 19

OMAHA — April 28, 2017 —  Ballet Nebraska announces  2017-18 auditions for its two student groups, Ballet Nebraska II and Repertory Ensemble. Auditions for Season 8 take place May 19 at Ballet Nebraska’s rehearsal studios at Motion 41 Dance. Repertory Ensemble auditions begin at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., followed by Ballet Nebraska II auditions at 7:30 p.m. There is never a fee to audition, but online registration is required. Ballet Nebraska II (BN II) serves as an introduction to professional company life for motivated […]



Ballet Nebraska announces an enchanting, elegant eighth season

Ballet Nebraska announces an enchanting, elegant eighth season

OMAHA — April 1, 2017 — What better way for Ballet Nebraska to cap off a sensational Season 7 than to announce the spectacular lineup awaiting audiences in Season 8. Ballet Nebraska switches up the schedule by opening Season 8 with the annual mixed-repertory production, Momentum (Oct. 20 at Joslyn; Oct. 22 at Arts Center), followed by the beloved holiday classic The Nutcracker (Nov. 19 at Arts Center; Dec. 2-3 at Orpheum Theater), culminating in the spring production of Oskar Antunez’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream […]