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Anna Swenson’s glorious summer of weddings and whitewater rafting

Anna Swenson’s glorious summer of weddings and whitewater rafting

OMAHA — June 20, 2017 — Company artist Anna Swenson took time out of her glorious summer of celebrating love and seeking adventures to reflect on last season and share what she looks forward to in Season 8.   What have you been up to this summer? I celebrated my cousin’s wedding in Florida! I am also in the wedding party for [fellow Ballet Nebraska dancer] Amaris Sharratt who is getting married this July. I am super excited for Nick and Amaris and all the […]



Summer spotlight: Claire Goodwillie shares her ‘Midsummer’ plans

Summer spotlight: Claire Goodwillie shares her ‘Midsummer’ plans

OMAHA — June 13, 2017 — We had some fun catching up with Claire Goodwillie about what is new on the horizon and how she is spending company break. What was the best thing that happened to you in Season 7? The best thing that happened to me, personally, during Season 7 was getting engaged! Professionally, the best part of Season 7 was dancing in Swan Lake. It was a wonderful experience. What are you most looking forward to in Season 8? I am very much […]



From Fosse to Shakespeare, Ballet Nebraska’s Season Eight brings variety

From Fosse to Shakespeare, Ballet Nebraska’s Season Eight brings variety

OMAHA — June 9, 2017 — What does a nine-time Tony Award®-winning choreographer and director have in common with William Shakespeare’s best-loved comedy? They’ll both be represented on Ballet Nebraska’s Season Eight. “We’re combining audience favorites along with standout works that are new to the company,” artistic director Erika Overturff says of the announcement. “This season will show off our professional dancers’ versatility like never before.” Work on the new season begins this fall when Broadway superstar Ann Reinking arrives in Omaha to stage a […]



Season tickets for Ballet Nebraska’s eighth season are available now

Season tickets for Ballet Nebraska’s eighth season are available now

OMAHA, NE – June 1, 2017 – Season tickets are on sale now for Ballet Nebraska’s enchanting Season 8. The 2017-18 season begins with an all-new production of Momentum, followed by Ballet Nebraska’s eighth annual production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker. The season concludes with the whimsical fantasy of  A Midsummer Night’s Dream as envisioned by Oskar Antunez, formerly of Royal Danish Ballet. The best seats in the house are hand selected for subscribers and mailed prior to the first show of the season. Box […]



Summer spotlight: Kogan Murphy’s splendid summer is in full swing

Summer spotlight: Kogan Murphy’s splendid summer is in full swing

OMAHA, NE — May 30, 2017 — Chicago native Kogan Murphy joined Ballet Nebraska in 2015. In addition to her dedication to classical ballet, Kogan works with the Miss America Organization where she competed for and won several talent awards and scholarships, including her current title as Miss Douglas County for which she volunteers time to promote her personal platform against bullying. Kogan takes the spotlight this week to reflect on the past and upcoming seasons, and share some of her summer plans. What was […]