There are several ballet productions that are touring America right now. If you are a lover of the performing arts then watching one or all of these productions is a must for you. You are sure to enjoy their performance.
To help guide you in picking the best ballet productions that might be performing in a place near you, here is a list of some of the best ballet companies that are available:
American Ballet Theatre- Not only is this one of the leading ballet companies in America but is also a leading cultural institution. It has been around for over 70 years and it has made a name for itself when it comes to the quality of its productions and the high level of the performances of its dancers. Their tours include other countries as well. In March of this year they would performing in West Palm Beach in Florida. In April they would be performing in Washington D.C.
New York City Ballet- Based in the David H. Koch Theatre in the Lincoln Center as their home, this ballet company also performs Saratoga, New York during summer. They perform both classical and modern ballet.
State Street Ballet- This small professional ballet company is based in Santa Barbara California. If you want to see a fresh and vibrant performance from a young ballet company then they are the ones to see. They do tours in California.
American Spirit Dance Company- This dance company was founded by Professor Jo Rowan. The company presents American style of dancing which has raised awareness about it and has placed it on equal terms with other dances from other parts of the world.
Ballet West- This company prides itself in being the leading ballet company on the western side of the United States. Founded in 1963 in Salt Lake City, it has grown since then as one of the leading ballet companies in America. The company also goes out on tours regularly.
School of American Ballet- This school was co-founded by one of the greatest of modern choreographers George Balanchine. Though technically a school, its productions are still a must see for any dance lover and a lover of the arts.
These are just some of the ballet companies that go out on tour each year. You should know that there are probably hundreds of ballet groups that are out there offering their performances for people to see. Not all of them are good but some are really worth seeing.