Who we are & what we do

During its first year with one studio,Illinois Ballet presented a spring and a fall season of repertory productions, performed lecture demonstrations at four schools, performed with the Peoria Civic Chorale and the Peoria Municipal Band, conducted a summer workshop.

During its second year, Illinois Ballet expanded to two studios and continued to present a spring and fall season of productions and accompanying performances for school children in larger theaters. In November, 2000, the company performed Holiday Spectacular. In March, the Company and Youth Ensemble toured The Little Mermaid of Lake Erie to Pennsylvania. Illinois Ballet collaborated with Central Illinois Youth Symphony performing Appalachian Spring in April, 2001. Also in April, the company performed the Rock Ballet at the Peoria Civic Center Theatre with an additional performance for school age children. As part of the summer intensive 2001 workshop, the company brought Artistic Advisor as part of the workshop.

OUR MISSION

To provide the public Illinois area with up-to-date theatre schedules and times.

OUR GOALS

  • Offer Ballet Theatre schedules.

  • Provide Ballet information.

  • Ballet theatre photos.