The Arts need you this April

We're entering into the last month of the 2016-2017 season at Ballet Des Moines. While this is usually a bittersweet time for us, we're beyond excited at the number of opportunities we've created in April for you to experience the beauty of ballet.

We believe it's always the right time to support the arts. But perhaps now more than ever, as we plan our last public performances during this season, we ask you to join us and be moved alongside us. 

Wednesday, April 5: Artist Open House. 

We're opening the studio doors to welcome the artists within our community inside. We've been so honored by the overwhelming interest from artists and support from the community as we launched our Artist-in-Residence Program this year and wanted to create an opportunity for any artist to come experience a rehearsal and create with the medium of their choice. 

Friday, April 7: Spring Artist-in-Residence Showcase, Amenda Tate Corso

We've had the great pleasure of spending the past several weeks with our spring artist-in-residence Amenda Tate Corso and her painting robot Manibus. On Friday, April 7, we'll host a one night show for her to display her work. We are thrilled she joined us and hope she was inspired by our art as we are of hers.

Saturday, April 15: Ballet Des Moines presents Snow White

Ballet Des Moines will present the much beloved fairy tale, Snow White, Saturday, April 15 at the Des Moines Civic Center. Live music will be performed by the Des Moines Community Orchestra The production will feature Ballet Des Moines’ professional and pre-professional dancers, in addition to hundreds of local student dancers. There will be two performances of Snow White at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Friday, April 21: Pop-up Ballet at the All Saints Center

Please join us for a fun and casual evening of ballet and friends and food. A brief performance will be followed by complimentary pizza and wine and a chance to meet the beautiful dancers.