Tagged: michael bearden

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.

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.

Michael Bearden on the 'Reawakening' of Ballet in Arkansas

by Jess Ardrey 1/29/2015 12:00 am

Ballet Arkansas' artistic director Michael Bearden is Soirée's February "Person of Interest." The 34-year-old spent the day with writer Jess Ardrey and talked about retirement from the sport of ballet and how he plans to help establish Ballet Arkansas as a pillar in the arts community.

Ballet Arkansas Names New Executive Director

by Jan Cottingham 3/10/2014 10:26 am

Lauren Strother is leaving as executive director of Ballet Arkansas, and Karen Shinn Bassett, president of Ballet Arkansas' board of directors, will replace Strother, the nonprofit announced Monday.

Ballet Arkansas Seeking $200K for Main Street Studio

by Jordan King 6/26/2013 9:38 am

Ballet Arkansas is raising $200,000 to secure rehearsal and office space in Little Rock's emerging Main Street Creative Corridor.

Raising The Barre: Ballet Arkansas Keeps Dancers In Step

by Jennifer Pyron 8/1/2012 12:00 am

After years of hard work to return to solid footing, Ballet Arkansas is strengthening its artistic caliber and its position in the community