As Ballet Austin closes our 2020/21 season, we are taking some time to celebrate two of our beloved Company dancers who are retiring this month, Jaime Lynn Witts and Brittany Strickland. These two dancers have lent their artistry to audiences in Austin and around the world through Ballet Austin for…

As Ballet Austin closes our 2020/21 season, we are taking some time to celebrate two of our beloved Company dancers who are retiring this month, Jaime Lynn Witts and Brittany Strickland. These two dancers have lent their artistry to audiences in Austin and around the world through Ballet Austin for…

by Eva Kahn

When is the right time to start playing holiday music? The day after Halloween or the day after Thanksgiving? For dancers, the holiday season begins even earlier — at the start of October — with rehearsals for THE NUTCRACKER.

THE NUTCRACKER is a winter staple in ballet…

By Eva Kahn

When Morgan Stillman takes to the stage, he is as gentle as he is fierce. At times, he melts into the floor, and at others, he flies high above it. These contrasting qualities are not only a feat of artistry, but showcase his incredible strength.

Morgan Stillman

Before he…

By Eva Kahn

Ashley Lynn Sherman and Orlando Julius Canova have performed in THE NUTCRACKER for nearly 50 years, combined. Both long-standing, well-loved members of Ballet Austin’s professional company, Sherman and Canova will take their final bows at the end of the season in May. …

By Eva Kahn

On Feb. 23, 2013, internationally acclaimed choreographer, teacher, and director Nelly van Bommel premiered an original production with Ballet Austin II, Ballet Austin’s second company. The ballet, SNOW WHITE, is a rollicking romp through an enchanted forest and into a world of envy, trickery, and true love.

This year’s cast of SNOW WHITE. Photo by Anne Marie Bloodgood.

Ballet Austin

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