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Welcome to the
Ballet Des Moines
2019-20 Season

Entertaining . . .   extraordinary . . .   enchanting . . .   Ballet Des Moines invites you to experience the art of dance.  Our 2019-2020 season includes innovative new pieces to be discovered and beloved family favorites to be re-visited.  Please join us.

In addition to three world-class ballets, we also offer a host of other outreach opportunities and community and fundraising events. For more information about Ballet Des Moines, please Like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter (@BalletDM) and Instagram (balletdesmoines).

Please click here to purchase season tickets:

Individual tickets will be available for purchase approximately 6 weeks prior to each performance.


connections: a triple bill | October 18-19

Diverse . . .  Presenting a selection of spectacular ballets by world-renowned choreographers, A Triple Bill truly showcases how Ballet Des Moines embodies artistic creation and expression while preserving the tradition of classical ballet and promoting the ingenuity and athleticism of contemporary dance.

Ballet Des Moines is pleased to present Connections: A Triple Bill, October 18-19, 2019 at Hoyt Sherman Place.

Friday, October 18 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 19 7:30 p.m.

Tickets now on sale at the Hoyt Sherman box office and Ticketmaster.

THE NUTCRACKER, December 13-15

Magical  . . .  The beloved holiday tradition, The Nutcracker, returns to the stage with the whimsy and magic that we have all grown to love!  This favorite holiday story perfectly captures the magic and anticipation of the night before Christmas. Join Clara, her magical prince and toys that come to life as a mysterious gift sparks a wondrous adventure.

Ballet Des Moines presents its 18th annual production of The Nutcracker, December 13-15, 2019 at Hoyt Sherman Place. 

Friday, December 13 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 14 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 15 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Tickets on sale this fall.

A Wonderful wizard of oz, APRIL 11

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Classical . . .  Follow Dorothy and her friends down the yellow brick road in the family favorite A Wonderful Wizard of OZ. This ballet features a live performance by the Des Moines Community Orchestra. You won’t want to miss the magic of red shoes, the wicked witch, flying monkeys and a godmother, too!

Saturday, April 11 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Tickets on sale early 2020.