Next Gen Ballet

The Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II (MBII) Program nurtures and develops dancers’ technical skills and the artistry required for a professional career in dance. These young artists perform alongside the professional Company dancers in mainstage productions and in the Community Engagement programs. MOMENTUM shines a spotlights on these gifts young dancers. See them in Balanchine’s ballet, Serenade, which returns for the first time in more 20 years!

Photos: Mark Frohna

Photos: Mark Frohna

“ lovely, touching and flashy, by turns."

-John Schneider, Shepherd Express

Set to a transcendent Tchaikovsky score, Serenade is a milestone in the history of dance. It is the first original ballet George Balanchine created in America and is one of the signature works of New York City Ballet’s repertory.  Balanchine’s Serenade Choreography by George Balanchine © The Balanchine Trust.

(Courtesy of New York City Ballet)

MOMENTUM also shines a spotlight on new work with world premieres from Timothy O’Donnell (Milwaukee Ballet Resident Choreographer), Conny Mathot (nationally celebrated teacher and choreographer), Joel Hathaway (Milwaukee Ballet II graduate) and more.

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Genesis 2019

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The Company

As one of the top ballet companies in the nation, our captivating shows are brought to life by the most talented dancers in the world.

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Community Engagement

Dance is a powerful tool. Our education and outreach programs inspire confidence, creativity, and health throughout the Greater Milwaukee community, reaching more than 30,000 people annually.

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Summer Intensive

Spend the summer with renowned international faculty and emerge with refined talent and a new perspective.

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School & Academy

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy provides an encouraging environment where all ages are invited to find and refine their artistry.

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