Ballet company
A ballet company is a group of dance
Dance is an art form that generally refers to movement of the body, usually rhythmic and to music, used as a form of expression, social interaction or presented in a spiritual or performance setting....

rs who perform ballet
Ballet is a type of performance dance, that originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century, and which was further developed in France and Russia as a concert dance form. The early portions preceded the invention of the proscenium stage and were presented in large chambers with...

, plus managerial and support staff. Most major ballet companies employ dancers on a year-round basis, except in the United States, where contracts for part of the year (typically thirty or forty weeks) are the norm. A company generally has a home theatre where it stages the majority of its performances, but many companies also tour in their home country or internationally.

Ballet companies routinely make a loss at the box office, and depend on external financial support of one kind or another. In Europe most of this support comes in the form of government subsidies, though private donations are usually solicited as well. In North America private donations are the main source of external funding.

Many ballet companies have an associated ballet school which trains junior dancers. Traditionally the school would provide almost all of the company's dancers, something which helped to create clear distinctions in style between companies, but 21st century ballet has open hiring practices and is influenced by globalization
Globalization refers to the increasingly global relationships of culture, people and economic activity. Most often, it refers to economics: the global distribution of the production of goods and services, through reduction of barriers to international trade such as tariffs, export fees, and import...

, and many ballet companies have a very international staff.


The head of a ballet company is called the artistic director
Artistic director
An artistic director is the executive of an arts organization, particularly in a theatre company, that handles the organization's artistic direction. He or she is generally a producer and director, but not in the sense of a mogul, since the organization is generally a non-profit organization...

. He or she is usually a retired dancer, and often he choreographs some of the company's productions himself. In a large company he will have one or more assistants. Day to day coaching of the dancers is the responsibility of one or more ballet master
Ballet Master
Ballet Master is the term used for an employee of a ballet company who is responsible for the level of competence of the dancers in their company...

s and ballet mistresses. Some companies also employ répétiteur
Répétiteur , repetitore , or Korrepetitor / Repetitor , originally from the French verb répéter meaning "to repeat, to go over, to learn, to rehearse"....

s and dance notators
Dance notation
Dance notation is the symbolic representation of dance movement. It is analogous to movement notation but can be limited to representing human movement and specific forms of dance such as Tap dance...

. There is often a resident choreographer.

All but the smallest companies divide their dancers into at least three grades. The most common names for the two higher grades in English are principal
Principal dancer
A principal dancer is a dancer at the highest rank within a professional dance company, particularly a ballet company....

 and soloist, and the junior dancers form the corps de ballet
Corps de ballet
In ballet, the corps de ballet is the group of dancers who are not soloists. They are a permanent part of the ballet company and often work as a backdrop for the principal dancers. A corps de ballet works as one, with synchronized movements and corresponding positioning on the stage...

. Some companies (especially in North America) have trainees or apprentices, who rank below the corps de ballet, and may be unpaid. Some companies further subdivide these grades, and the terminology used varies from company to company. In the 19th century and early to mid 20th century the top female dancer was often recognised as the prima ballerina, but this practice has ceased. For more details on ballet ranks see: ballerina
A ballerina is a title used to describe a principal female professional ballet dancer in a large company; the male equivalent to this title is danseur or ballerino...

. Some companies (mainly in Russia and countries strongly influenced by Russian ballet
Russian ballet
Russian ballet is a form of ballet characteristic of or originating from Russia. In the early 19th century, the theaters were opened up to anyone who could afford a ticket. There was a seating section called a rayok, or 'paradise gallery', that consisted of simple wooden benches...

) employ specialist character dance
Character dance
Character Dance is a specific subdivision of Classical Dance. It is the stylised representation of a traditional folk or national dance,mostly from a European country, and uses movements and music which have been adapted for the theatre....

rs: unlike ballerinas female character dancers do not dance en pointe
En pointe
En pointe means "on the tip" and is a part of classical ballet technique, usually practised using specially reinforced shoes called pointe shoes or toe shoes. The technique developed from the desire for dancers to appear weightless and sylph-like and has evolved to enable dancers to dance on the...

. The largest ballet company in the world is the Bolshoi Ballet
Bolshoi Ballet
The Bolshoi Ballet is an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia. Founded in 1776, the Bolshoi is among the world's oldest ballet companies, however it only achieved worldwide acclaim by the early 20th century, when Moscow became the...

 of Moscow, which employs over 240 dancers, as of 2010. The largest companies in Western Europe and North America employ around one hundred.

Many companies have a music director
Music director
A music director may be the director of an orchestra, the director of music for a film, the director of music at a radio station, the head of the music department in a school, the co-ordinator of the musical ensembles in a university or college , the head bandmaster of a military band, the head...

, generally a conductor by profession, though this is often a part time position. The music director has a lower status in ballet than he has in opera, where he is the head of the company. Freelance conductors are hired to conduct specific productions as and when required. Large companies have their own orchestra
An orchestra is a sizable instrumental ensemble that contains sections of string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The term orchestra derives from the Greek ορχήστρα, the name for the area in front of an ancient Greek stage reserved for the Greek chorus...

, which is often shared with an opera company resident in the same theatre or opera house. Smaller companies hire a local orchestra on a contract basis for each season of performances, or hire a scratch orchestra for specific performances, e.g. when they are on tour. During company classes and rehearsals music is provided by one or more staff or freelance pianists.

All but the smallest companies have a separate administrative staff that deals with marketing, accounts, personnel issues, logistics and so on. Larger companies employ a permanent staff of craftsmen and craftswomen such as prop makers and costume makers, and technical staff such as lighting technicians and stage managers. Smaller companies hire freelancers for these roles as and when required. Some companies also have physiotherapists, masseurs, and physical trainers on the staff.


  • Paris Opera Ballet
    Paris Opera Ballet
    The Paris Opera Ballet is the oldest national ballet company in the world, and many European and international ballet companies can trace their origins to it...

  • Lyon Opera Ballet
  • Marseille Opera Ballet

  • Bavarian State Ballet
  • Berlin State Ballet
    Berlin State Ballet
    The Berlin State Ballet is the principal ballet company in the German capital of Berlin. It was created in 2004 through a merger of the separate ballet companies of the city's three opera houses at a time when the city was going through a financial crisis. It is one of the largest ballet companies...

  • Hamburg Ballet
    Hamburg Ballet
    Hamburg Ballet, also known as the Hamburg State Opera Ballet, is an internationally acclaimed ballet company located in Hamburg, Germany. Since 1973 it is directed by the American dancer and choreographer John Neumeier....

  • Stuttgart Ballet
    Stuttgart Ballet
    Stuttgart Ballet was the first major German ballet company. It rose to fame in the 1960s under Artistic Director John Cranko. The company, which is renowned for presentations of full-length narrative ballets including Romeo and Juliet, Eugene Onegin, The Taming of the Shrew, John Neumeier's Die...

  • Dresden Semperoper Ballet
  • Ballet am Rhein (Düsseldorf & Duisburg)

  • Polish National Ballet
    Polish National Ballet
    The Polish National Ballet was established on 29 April 2009 by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski upon a motion from the General Director of the Grand Theatre – National Opera, Waldemar Dąbrowski....

  • The Kremlim Ballet Theatre. Moscow
  • Ballets Russes
    Ballets Russes
    The Ballets Russes was an itinerant ballet company from Russia which performed between 1909 and 1929 in many countries. Directed by Sergei Diaghilev, it is regarded as the greatest ballet company of the 20th century. Many of its dancers originated from the Imperial Ballet of Saint Petersburg...

  • Kirov Ballet / Mariinsky Ballet
    Mariinsky Ballet
    The Mariinsky Ballet is a classical ballet company based at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Founded in the 18th century and originally known as the Imperial Russian Ballet, the Mariinsky Ballet is one of the world's leading ballet companies...

  • Bolshoi Ballet
    Bolshoi Ballet
    The Bolshoi Ballet is an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia. Founded in 1776, the Bolshoi is among the world's oldest ballet companies, however it only achieved worldwide acclaim by the early 20th century, when Moscow became the...

  • St Petersburg Ballet Theatre - Konstantin Tashkin
  • Ballet de Moscu

  • Ballett Basel
  • Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève
  • Tanz Luzerner Theater
  • Zurich Ballet

United Kingdom
  • Birmingham Royal Ballet
    Birmingham Royal Ballet
    Birmingham Royal Ballet is one of the three major ballet companies of the United Kingdom, alongside the Royal Ballet and the English National Ballet....

  • English National Ballet
    English National Ballet
    English National Ballet is a classical ballet company founded by Dame Alicia Markova and Sir Anton Dolin and based at Markova House in South Kensington, London, England. Along with the Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet and Scottish Ballet, it is one of the four major ballet companies in Great...

  • Northern Ballet Theatre
    Northern Ballet Theatre
    Northern Ballet, formerly Northern Ballet Theatre, is a dance company based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, with a strong repertoire in theatrical dance productions where the emphasis is on story telling as well as classical ballet...

  • The Royal Ballet
  • Scottish Ballet
    Scottish Ballet
    Scottish Ballet is the national ballet company of Scotland and one of the four leading ballet companies of the United Kingdom, alongside the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet...

Other countries
  • Centro de Dança do Porto
  • Companhia Nacional Bailado de Portugal
  • Cluj-Napoca Romanian Opera Ballet
    Cluj-Napoca Romanian Opera
    Cluj-Napoca Romanian National Opera is a public opera house and ballet company institution in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The Opera shares the same building with the National Theatre.-Building:...

  • Dutch National Ballet
    Dutch National Ballet
    Dutch National Ballet was formed in 1961 when the Amsterdams Ballet and the Nederlands Ballet merged. The company has been directed by Sonia Gaskell , Rudi van Dantzig , Wayne Eagling and is currently directed by Ted Brandsen. It is the largest dance company in the Netherlands and attracts many...

  • Estonian National Opera Ballet
  • Hungarian National Ballet
  • Iranian National Ballet (Sweden)
  • La Scala Theatre Ballet
  • Moldova National Opera Ballet
    Moldova National Opera Ballet
    The National Ballet of Moldova in Chişinău, Moldova, is one of the leading ballet companies in Eastern Europe. It is housed, together with the National Opera, in a theatre building on the Boulevard Stefan the Great, one of the main roads in Chişinău , the capital of Moldova...

  • Romanian National Opera Ballet
    Romanian National Opera
    The Romanian National Opera is one of the national opera companies of Romania, situated in a historical building in Bucharest, near the Cotroceni neighbourhood....

  • Royal Danish Ballet
    Royal Danish Ballet
    The Royal Danish Ballet is one of the oldest ballet companies in the world. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, it originates from 1748, when the Royal Danish Theatre was founded, and was finally organized in 1771 in response to the great popularity of French and Italian styles of dance...

  • Compagnia di Balletto del Teatro San Carlo
  • Vienna State Opera Ballet
    Vienna State Opera Ballet
    The Vienna State Opera Ballet, like the opera company, is based at the Vienna State Opera House in Vienna, Austria. The original building was destroyed by Allied bombing in 1945....

  • Ballet van Vlaanderen
  • Norwegian National Ballet
    Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
    The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet is the first fully professional company for opera and ballet in Norway. Its seat is the Oslo Opera House.It was founded in 1957...

  • Royal Swedish Ballet
    Royal Swedish Ballet
    The Royal Swedish Ballet is one of the oldest ballet companies in Europe. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, King Gustav III founded the ballet in 1773 as a part of his national cultural project in response to the French and Italian dominance in this field; he also founded the Royal Swedish Opera and the...

  • Finnish National Ballet
    Finnish National Ballet
    Finnish National Ballet is a professional ballet company at the Finnish National Opera, in Helsinki, Finland. The company was founded in 1922 and it currently employs 73 dancers. It is the only Finnish company that regularly performs a classical ballet repertoire...


  • Cape Town City Ballet
    Cape Town City Ballet
    The Cape Town City Ballet Company, formerly known as the CAPAB Ballet Company, is based in Cape Town, South Africa.-History:The Cape Town City Ballet originates from the UCT Ballet Company, which was established by Dulcie Howes in 1934. This became the CAPAB Ballet Company under the directorship...

  • South African Ballet Theatre
  • Ballet Theatre Afrikan
  • Cairo Opera Ballet Company
  • Bovim Ballet



  • National Ballet of China
    National Ballet of China
    The National Ballet of China , known in China as the Central Ballet Troupe was founded on 31 December 1959. It is the mainland Chinese national ballet troupe...

  • K-ballet
    K-ballet is a Japanese ballet company. The company started in 1999 and has since held approximately 50 annual performances. K-Ballet's activity was first recognised internationally in July 2004, when the ballet group was invited to New York's Metropolitan Opera House with The Royal Ballet, one of...

  • Philippine Ballet Theatre
    Philippine Ballet Theatre
    The Philippine Ballet Theatre is the pre-eminent classical ballet company in the Philippines. The Philippine Ballet Theatre was founded in 1987 out of an alliance of leading dance groups; it quickly won recognition as a resident ballet company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.The...

South Korea
  • Korea National Ballet Company
    Korea National Ballet Company
    The Korea National Ballet Company is a South Korean ballet company. It was founded in 1962 as the National Ballet Company. It was one of the affiliates of the National Theater of Korea until 1999, when it separated to independently reestablish itself in the Seoul Arts Center in the following year...

  • Universal Ballet

  • Capital Ballet Taipei
  • Chamber Ballet Taipei
  • Kaohsiung City Ballet


  • The Australian Ballet
  • Queensland Ballet
    Queensland Ballet
    The Queensland Ballet, founded in 1960 by Charles Lisner OBE, is the premier ballet company of Queensland, Australia, and is based in Brisbane.- About Queensland Ballet :...

  • West Australian Ballet
    West Australian Ballet
    The West Australian Ballet is the premier ballet dance company of Western Australia and is based in Perth at His Majesty's Theatre, Western Australia. The company was founded in 1952 by Madame Kira Bousloff and is one of the oldest ballet companies in Australia. Artistic directors have included...

New Zealand
  • The Royal New Zealand Ballet

North America

  • Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
    Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
    Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal is a Canadian ballet company based in Montreal, Quebec.It was founded in 1957 by Ludmilla Chiriaeff. Conductor and composer Michel Perrault served as the organization's first music director. In 2000, Gradimir Pankov became Artistic Director...

     de Montréal
  • Alberta Ballet
  • National Ballet of Canada
    National Ballet of Canada
    The National Ballet of Canada is Canada's largest ballet troupe. It was founded by Celia Franca in 1951 and is based in Toronto, Ontario. Based upon the unity of Canadian trained dancers in the tradition and style of England's Royal Ballet, The National is regarded as one of the premier classical...

  • Royal Winnipeg Ballet
    Royal Winnipeg Ballet
    The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is Canada's oldest ballet company and the longest continuously operating ballet company in North America....

  • National Ballet of Cuba

  • Ballet de Monterrey
  • National Company of Ballet

United States
  • American Ballet Theatre
    American Ballet Theatre
    American Ballet Theatre , based in New York City, was one of the foremost ballet companies of the 20th century. It continues as a leading dance company in the world today...

  • American Repertory Ballet
    American Repertory Ballet
    The American Repertory Ballet is a New Jersey ballet company. The current director is Douglas Martin.-Artistic directors:*Douglas Martin 2010–present *Graham Lustig 1999-2010 *Septime Webre 1993-1999 *Marjorie Mussman 1992-1993 *Dermot Burke 1986-1992...

  • Atlanta Ballet
    Atlanta Ballet
    Atlanta Ballet is a ballet company, located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is the nation’s longest continuously performing ballet company and the State Ballet of Georgia.- History :...

  • Ballet Arizona
    Ballet Arizona
    Ballet Arizona is a professional ballet company in Phoenix, Arizona directed by Ib Andersen. The company was created in 1986 by a merger of three smaller Arizonan dance companies that were struggling to survive...

  • Ballet Austin
    Ballet Austin
    Ballet Austin is one of the largest classical ballet academies in the country. Each year the Ballet Austin company performs ballets from a wide variety of choreographers, including Stephen Mills....

  • Ballet San Jose
    Ballet San Jose
    Ballet San Jose in San Jose, California, USA, was founded in 1986 as the "San Jose Cleveland Ballet," a co-venture with the ten-year old Cleveland Ballet which offered to the dancers added performing exposure, and each city a ballet company for a moderate, shared investment...

  • Ballet Florida
  • Ballet Memphis
  • Ballet Met Columbus
  • Ballet Nouveau Colorado
    Ballet Nouveau Colorado
    Ballet Nouveau Colorado , a contemporary ballet company based out of Broomfield, Colorado is the second largest ballet company in the state...

  • Ballet Tucson
  • Ballet West
    Ballet West
    Ballet West, Salt Lake City, Utah was founded in 1963 by Glenn Walker Wallace, who served as its first president. It was called the Utah Civic Ballet company. Willam F...

  • Boston Ballet
    Boston Ballet
    Boston Ballet, founded in 1963 by E. Virginia Williams, was the first professional repertory ballet company in New England. Boston Ballet’s national and international reputation developed under the leadership of Artistic Directors Violette Verdy , Bruce Marks , and Anna-Marie Holmes...

  • Carolina Ballet
    Carolina Ballet
    Carolina Ballet is a ballet company founded in 1997 which performs primarily in Raleigh, North Carolina and throughout the state. It has toured to New York City, Hungary and China. Robert Weiss, the artistic director, danced for George Balanchine for sixteen years at New York City Ballet and...

  • Cincinnati Ballet
    Cincinnati Ballet
    The Cincinnati Ballet is a professional ballet company founded in 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The current artistic director is Victoria Morgan.-Founding:...

  • Charleston Ballet Theatre
  • Colorado Ballet
    Colorado Ballet
    Colorado Ballet is a classical ballet company based in Denver, Colorado. Comprising two academies as well as a company, Colorado Ballet serves more than 110,000 patrons each year. The main performance venue is Ellie Caukins Opera House in downtown Denver....

  • Dancentre of Edinburg
  • Dayton Ballet
    Dayton Ballet
    The Dayton Ballet is a professional ballet company located in Dayton, Ohio.It was founded in 1937, making it the second oldest regional ballet company in the United States. It is also called the "Company of Premieres" as it is committed to presenting new works, including a new full-length ballet...

  • Delta Festival Ballet
  • Eugene Ballet
    Eugene Ballet
    The Eugene Ballet Company is a ballet company based in Eugene, Oregon. It is a resident company of the Hult Center for the Performing Arts....

  • Festival Ballet Theater
  • Houston Ballet
    Houston Ballet
    The Houston Ballet, operated by the Houston Ballet Foundation, is the fourth-largest professional ballet company in the United States, based in Houston, Texas. The foundation also maintains a ballet academy, the Ben Stevenson Academy, which trains more than half of the company's dancers...

  • Indiana Ballet Company
  • Joffrey Ballet
    Joffrey Ballet
    The Joffrey Ballet is a dance company in Chicago, Illinois, founded in 1956. From 1995 to 2004, the company was known as The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago. The company regularly performs classical ballets including Romeo & Juliet and The Nutcracker, while balancing those classics with pioneering modern...

  • Kansas City Ballet
    Kansas City Ballet
    Founded in 1957, Kansas City Ballet is a 25-member professional ballet company under the direction of Artistic Director William Whitener and Executive Director Jeffrey J. Bentley. Kansas City Ballet performs three mixed repertory seasons per year as well as the ever-popular Nutcracker...

  • Los Angeles Ballet
    Los Angeles Ballet
    The Los Angeles Ballet, located in Los Angeles, California was founded in 2006.It is led by the husband and wife team of Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, who serve as artistic directors. Christensen danced with the Royal Danish Ballet, and he and Neary both performed with the New York City...

  • Louisville Ballet
    Louisville Ballet
    The Louisville Ballet is a ballet school and company based in Louisville, Kentucky and is the official state ballet of The Commonwealth of Kentucky. More than 100,000 people attend the company's productions annually of which most are accompanied by the Louisville Orchestra...

  • Miami City Ballet
    Miami City Ballet
    Miami City Ballet is an American ballet company based in Miami Beach, Florida. It was created in 1986 by former New York City Ballet principal dancer Edward Villella and flourishes today as one of America's most respected ballet companies...

  • Milwaukee Ballet
    Milwaukee Ballet
    The Milwaukee Ballet is a professional ballet company located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. It was founded in 1969 by Roberta Boorse and held its first performance on April 24, 1970. It is currently ranked among the top twelve ballet companies in the United States...

  • Mystic Ballet
    Mystic Ballet
    The Mystic Ballet, based in Mystic, Connecticut is a dance company and performing arts educational institution. The company was founded by Goran Subotic, under the artistic leadership of Desiree Subotic...

  • Nashville Ballet
  • Nevada Ballet Theater
  • New Jersey Ballet
    New Jersey Ballet
    The New Jersey Ballet is a ballet company based in Livingston, New Jersey in the United States, founded in 1958 by native New Jerseyan Carolyn Clark and her fellow dancer, George Tomal.- History :...

  • New York City Ballet
    New York City Ballet
    New York City Ballet is a ballet company founded in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein. Leon Barzin was the company's first music director. Balanchine and Jerome Robbins are considered the founding choreographers of the company...

  • New York Theatre Ballet
    New York Theatre Ballet
    New York Theatre Ballet was founded in 1978 by its artistic director, Diana Byer. Dedicated to the principles of the Cecchetti-Diaghilev tradition, the company both reprises classic masterworks and produces original ballets....

  • North Carolina Dance Theater
  • Oklahoma City Ballet
    Oklahoma City Ballet
    The Oklahoma City Ballet is a professional dance company and school located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City Ballet’s earliest beginnings were in 1963 as the Oklahoma City Civic Ballet. Located in the Science and Arts Foundation building on the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds, it was...

  • Oregon Ballet Theatre
  • Pennsylvania Ballet
    Pennsylvania Ballet
    Founded in 1963 by Balanchine student and protégée Barbara Weisberger, Pennsylvania Ballet is one of the leading ballet companies in the United States. Headquartered in Philadelphia, the company’s annual local season features six programs of classic favorites and new works, including the...

  • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
    Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
    The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is an American professional ballet company based in the Strip District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.- History :...

  • Pacific Northwest Ballet
    Pacific Northwest Ballet
    Pacific Northwest Ballet is a ballet company based in Seattle, Washington in the United States. Founded in 1972 as part of the Seattle Opera and named the Pacific Northwest Dance Association, it broke away from the Opera in 1977 and took its current name in 1978. It is said to have the highest per...

  • National Ballet Theater of Puerto Rico
    National Ballet Theater of Puerto Rico
    The National Ballet Theater of Puerto Rico is one of the leading ballet companies in Puerto Rico.It was formed by former members of Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico after the company was paralyzed by a dancers' strike in 2004...

  • Richmond Ballet
  • Sacramento Ballet
  • San Francisco Ballet
    San Francisco Ballet
    The San Francisco Ballet is a ballet company, founded in 1933 as the San Francisco Opera Ballet. The company is currently based in the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, under the direction of Helgi Tomasson. SFB is the first professional ballet company in the United States...

  • Sarasota Ballet
  • Texas Ballet Theater
    Texas Ballet Theater
    The Texas Ballet Theater was founded by Margo Dean in 1961 as the Fort Worth Ballet, in Fort Worth, Texas. It became a professional ballet company in 1985. In 1988 the company began adding performances in Dallas. It became the Fort Worth Dallas Ballet in 1994, then was renamed Texas Ballet Theater...

  • Tulsa Ballet
    Tulsa Ballet
    Tulsa Ballet is a professional American Ballet company located in Tulsa, OK. The artistic mission of Tulsa Ballet is "To preserve the tradition of classical ballet, promote the appreciation of contemporary dance, create works of superior and enduring quality, and educate through exemplary...

  • Washington Ballet
    Washington Ballet
    The Washington Ballet is an ensemble of professional athletic classical ballet dancers. It was founded in 1976 by American ballet pioneer Mary Day, and has been under the artistic directorship of Septime Webre since 1999.-The Mary Day years :...

South America

  • Ballet Argentino
  • Colon Theater Ballet

  • National Ballet of Chile

  • Compania de São Paulo
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