Catch all of the recent news about Ballet Des Moines, our company of dancers and recent performances.


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2016-2017 Annual Report  


Ballet’s ‘Peter Pan’ was a performance for the ages, (4/1/16)


Ballet Des Moines’ production of “The Nutcracker” at Hoyt Sherman Place, Cityview, (12/12/15)

Great Day Soundstage, Ballet Des Moines’ “The Nutcracker,” KCWI (12/10/15)

Top December entertainment options: Santa, Nutcracker and more, (11/27/15)

Holiday Favorite: Ballet Des Moines Continues Nutcracker Tradition, Downtown Living Magazine, November 2015

Joe’s Neighborhood: The Determined Orphan, Cityview (11/5/15)

Power and grace: A sneak peek at Ballet D.M.’s new triple bill, (10/23/15)

Ballet Des Moines Season Opens October 23 at Hoyt Sherman Place, WOI ABC5, (10/21/15)

“Ovation” on KCWI’s “Great Day,” (10/21/15)

dsmWeekly, (10/20/15)

The Best Best for the Coming Week, (10/15/15)

15 Things to Love About Fall in Des Moines, (9/29/15)

Ballet Des Moines to stage ‘Peter Pan’ in 2016, (4/6/15)

After LA stint, Clive dancer comes home to ‘Oz’, (4/1/15)

Best Bets: Things to do in April, (4/1/15)

Ballet Des Moines “The Wizard of Oz, KCWI “Great Day” (3/31/15)

fyi: Mark your Calendar, dsmweekly (3/31/15)

37 Photos: Black + White Ball, (3/27/15)

15 Photos: Ballet Des Moines rehearsal, (3/25/15)


Go behind the scenes with ‘Nutcracker’ cast, crew, (12/11/14)

‘Nutcracker’ explained from a baby mouse’s point of view, (12/11/14)

“The Nutcracker” features students and professional dancers, Iowa State (12/11/14)

50 photos: Ballet Des Moines’ “The Nutcracker”, Des (12/9/14)

Ballet Des Moines “The Nutcracker,” Great Day, KCWI23 (12/9/14)

‘Nutcracker': Four hours of stage set-up in 30 seconds, (12/8/14)

December Best Bets, (11/28/14)

Ballet Des Moines brings in dancers from around globe, (11/24/14)

Mark Your Calendar: Ballet Des Moines’ ‘The Nutcracker’, (11/19/14)

Double review: Ballet Des Moines and Des Moines Symphony, (10/27/14)

Ballet Des Moines to shake things up for expanded ‘Triple Bill’, (10/22/14)

Ballet Des Moines 3 + One: A Triple Bill, Great Day, KCWI23 (10/22/14)

8 must-attend weekend events, Juice (10/14)

The Story of Ballet, dsm Magazine, (8/11/14)

Iowan to Compete on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’,, (6/25/14)

Ballet Des Moines hires new executive director, The Business Record (6/23/14) 13 CARES: Dance Without Limits, WHO-TV, (5/12/14) 

Hard Work Makes Ballet’s ‘Cinderella’ Magic,, (3/9/14)


Artists Studio, KCCI-TV (12/15/13)

Preview: ‘The Nutcracker’ ballet in Des Moines, KCCI-TV (12/5/13)

Triple Bill Showcases Ballet Des Moines, KCWI 23, (10/13)

Dance Review: Ballet Des Moines Triple Bill Celestial, Des Moines, (10/14/13)

Body language: Interpreting dance for newcomers and skeptics, Des Moines Register,(10/4/13)

Leaping Forwarddsm Magazine, (11/13)

New season, home, executive director for Ballet Des Moines, Juice, (7/1/13)

Business Record – A Closer Look, Business Record, (4/26/13) 

Culture Groups — engines of growth in Central Iowa, Des Moines Register, (1/23/13)


Raygun Presents Ballet Des Moines, RAYGUN, (2012)

Nonprofit: Ballet Des Moines, The Business Record, (10/26/12)

Iowa Public Radio, (10/19/12)

Dance Review: Ballet Des Moines’ ‘Prelude: A Triple Bill’  Des Moines, (10/19/12)

Ballet Jumps Into A Season Of Firsts, Des Moines Register, (10/17/12)

Ballet Pros Migrate to Des Moines, Des Moines, (10/5/12)

The Artists Way: Movement to Music, Des Moines Register, (9/26/12)

Ballet Des Moines to Add Professional Dancers, dsm Magazine, (8/7/12)

Ready to Leap, dsm Magazine, (2012)