Las Vegas may be known for its bright lights and casinos, but it is also home to several cultural attractions. One of those attractions is a ballet company, the Nevada Ballet Theatre.
Founded in 1972, this professional dance company has been entertaining audiences for more than four decades.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre is the only professional ballet company in the state of Nevada and has become an important part of the Las Vegas culture. The company consists of over 30 dancers and a staff of technical and administrative personnel.
The NBT puts on a variety of performances throughout the year including ballets, contemporary works, and educational outreach programs.
The company’s repertoire includes traditional ballets such as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker as well as works by modern choreographers such as George Balanchine and Twyla Tharp. Throughout the year, they also perform special events such as their annual “Nutcracker Spectacular” in December.
In addition to performing for Las Vegas audiences, NBT also tours extensively throughout the United States and Canada. They have performed in cities such as Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City and Toronto.
Yes, Las Vegas does have a ballet company – The Nevada Ballet Theatre. Founded in 1972, this professional dance company has been entertaining audiences for more than four decades with their repertoire that includes classical ballets as well traditional works by modern choreographers. In addition to performing in Las Vegas they also tour extensively throughout North America.