Outreach Focus

Grants add momentum

Grants add momentum

A $20,000 grant from the Iowa West Foundation and a $4,413 project grant from the Nebraska Arts Council and Nebraska Cultural Endowment are helping build financial momentum for Ballet Nebraska’s February 11–12 ‘Momentum’ production. “Ballet Nebraska’s performances do very well in paid ticket sales, but grant support is still a key part of the mix,” said board chair Greta Vaught, a vice president at Midlands Choice in Omaha. “Our mission is to make high-quality professional dance available to the entire community – and the support […]



Dance for a Chance

Dance for a Chance

Ballet Nebraska will join Youth Emergency Services in their annual “Dance for a Chance” fundraiser to benefit homeless teens. In addition to a dance contest featuring local celebrities, the evening will also include a generous silent auction, raffle packages, hors d’oeuvres, and performances by Ballet Nebraska and the BN/M41 Repertory Ensemble. The event will be held at the D.C. Centre in Omaha on Friday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m.  Ticket are $35 in advance and $45 at the door.  Join us and give homeless youth a […]



The Art of Healing

Ballet Nebraska dancers performed in April at the Art of Healing benefit for the Phoenix House in Council Bluffs. This event raises funds and awareness to support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. This annual event highlighted the healing power of the arts, with this year’s focus on the art of dance.