The Heart of a Volunteer

The importance of volunteers to Festival Ballet Theatre cannot be overstated. Every ballet production is a product of the hard work of many volunteers. Through the years, we have had parents, students, and supporters who have dedicated their time and talents to our organization. As we celebrate Festival Ballet Theatre’s 30th year, we would like [...]

By |2019-04-09T16:17:19+00:00April 9th, 2019|

10 Interesting Facts about Coppélia

Written by Kailea Spitaleri Note: Festival Ballet Theatre Facebook fan Kailea messaged us to say she was really excited by our upcoming production of Coppélia, as she is writing a novel based on the ballet. These facts she shared are based on her research. Watch Coppélia, featuring guest artists Beckanne Sisk and Chase O’ Connell [...]

By |2018-12-17T22:24:37+00:00March 22nd, 2018|

A Quick Look at Festival Ballet Theatre’s Coppelia

“It’s like a rom-com ballet,” said one Festival Ballet Theatre fan about the upcoming production of Coppélia. This classic ballet involves a mysterious inventor, Doctor Coppélius, a doll and some village youths. Basically, Dr. Coppelius creates a life-size dancing doll that is so lifelike that Franz, a young man from the village becomes infatuated with [...]

By |2018-12-17T22:24:37+00:00March 16th, 2018|

Southland Ballet Academy Students Receive Scholarships

The start of the New Year marks the beginning of the summer intensive audition season in the world of ballet. Aspiring professional dancers prepare rigorously for their auditions. For many, it is a chance to kick their ballet up a notch; it is also an opportunity to experience a summer away from home in their [...]

By |2018-12-17T22:24:37+00:00February 2nd, 2018|