Tagged: ballet arkansas

After 5 Years of Waiting, Ballet Arkansas to Find New Home on Main Street

by Alexis Hosticka 10/19/2016 11:21 am

Five years after development began, Ballet Arkansas is finally moving into its new office and rehearsal space on Main Street Little Rock's "Creative Corridor."

Ballet Arkansas Announces 2016-17 Season

by Jess Ardrey 7/14/2016 3:44 pm

It's a lineup full of big news and old favorites.

Turning Point Gala

by Arvest Bank 5/27/2016 12:00 am

Ballet Arkansas hosted its annual fundraising gala at the Little Rock Marriott. Guests shopped auction items while enjoying cocktails and then dined in style before experiencing an exclusive performance by the Ballet Arkansas Company Dancers. The 2016-2017 season was announced by Artistic Director Michael Bearden.

Instagram Takeover: Ballet Arkansas Takes Us Behind the Stage

by Jess Ardrey 5/19/2016 8:43 am

What is it like to prepare for a weekend of professional ballet performances? Now we know.

Diamond Bear and Ballet Arkansas Team Up to Celebrate Return of Strawberry Blonde

by Jess Ardrey 5/9/2016 8:39 am

Sounds like this party is en pointe. (We’ll be here all week.)

AMR Construction Wins Main Street Arbitration Case

by George Waldon 4/11/2016 12:00 am

The general contractor on Little Rock’s troubled Main Street Lofts project has been awarded $896,756 in its arbitration case.

Q&A With Ballet Arkansas Executive Director Ganelle Blake

by Jess Ardrey 3/31/2016 9:13 am

For Ganelle Blake, the role of Ballet Arkansas’ executive director might still feel a little new, seeing as she’s only been in the position since January. But as this weekend marks the dance company’s largest annual fundraiser, Turning Pointe, Blake is more excited than ever.

Ballet Arkansas’ Turning Pointe Gala Tickets On Sale Now

by Jess Ardrey 2/17/2016 8:21 am

Join the state's professional dance company as they celebrate another year with their annual spring gala, and no, tights and tutus are not required.

Ballet Arkansas Names Ganelle Blake Executive Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/28/2016 9:38 am

Ballet Arkansas announced Thursday that Ganelle Blake will lead the state’s only professional ballet company as its new executive director.

Ring in the Holidays with 'The Nutcracker'

by Sandra McGrew 11/30/2015 8:00 am

Ballet Arkansas and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra are teaming up to bring you the magic of the annual holiday ballet.

Meet the Artists Party

by Staff 10/1/2015 12:00 am

Ballet Arkansas hosted a Meet the Artists party at Good Food by Ferneau in Argenta. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and drinks and had the chance to mingle and chat with the company of Ballet Arkansas dancers.

Creative Corridor Debuts First Completed Section

by Alexis Hosticka 9/15/2015 9:08 am

The city of Little Rock on Monday opened the 500 block of Main Street — the first section of the Creative Corridor streetscape. Includes video and slideshow.

Mayor Mark Stodola Looks to Keep Main Street Makeover Moving

by George Waldon 9/14/2015 12:00 am

A mix of retail and of-fice buildings that decades ago were part of the city’s historic commercial core have combined with new construction to recast a string of properties. A foundation of restaurants, apartments and the performing arts will be joined by a high-rise hotel redevelopment and the Little Rock Tech Park.

Win Tickets to Ballet Arkansas' 'Visions' Performance

by Sandra McGrew 8/11/2015 6:20 am

We're giving away a pair of tickets to Ballet Arkansas' latest show, "Visions Choreographic Competition," which features works from five emerging choreographers across the country.

Ballet Arkansas Announces 2015-16 Season

by Jess Ardrey 5/29/2015 8:25 am

Mark your calendars, dance lovers. The state's most accomplished dance company recently announced details for three big events across central Arkansas as part of its upcoming season. Cue the dramatic music.

Turning Pointe

by Staff 4/30/2015 12:00 am

Ballet Arkansas' spring gala, Turning Pointe, was held at the Albert Pike Memorial Temple. David Knight was honored as the 2015 Above the Barre Award recipient and guests got a sneak peek at the 2015-16 season. Simply the Best catered, guests bid on items in live and silent auctions and Dizzy 7 provided entertainment.

Weekend To-Do List: 12 Events to Landslide You into Spring

by Jess Ardrey 4/16/2015 12:00 am

Congratulations, guys. We made it to the weekend and that means we deserve all the greatness the next few days are promising. Michael Jackson tribute bands? Food festivals? Fleetwood Mac? Oh, yes.

Ballet Arkansas Brings 'Who Cares?' to The Rep

by Jess Ardrey 3/20/2015 8:20 am

This laid back show is set to the sounds of George Gershwin and marks a huge milestone for the Little Rock dance company. You should definitely care.

Weekend To-Do List: 7 Artistic To-Do’s

by Amanda Hoelzeman 3/19/2015 9:50 am

From art walks and exhibit openings, to ballet performances and cooking classes, there’s an arts event this weekend to satisfy everyone’s cultural cravings. Yep, this is gonna be a good one.

Tickets Now Available to Ballet Arkansas’ Turning Pointe Gala

by Jess Ardrey 2/17/2015 8:01 am

Ballet Arkansas has the equation down for quality entertainment. This event proves no different with fine dining, drinks and dance.


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