Registration Open for Fall!

Registration for the 2020-2021 season is now open!   Presuming that NC will enter into Phase 3 in the coming weeks, we are preparing to open for fall classes on Monday, August 31st.  See our policies for special information regarding our safety protocols and procedures. Can’t wait to be back in the studio with all of our dancers! Click for info …

Giving Tuesday

Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts is proud to provide financial scholarships to committed dancers in our community.  As a 501(c)3 non-profit, we aspire to enrich the cultural landscape through the training, education and art of Classical ballet and its related art forms. Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people to transform their communities.  We are …

HBPA Closure

HBPA will be closed through May 31st, to ensure the safety and well-being of our community.  We have moved our classes to online modules, so our performers can transition easily back to the studio when we are able. Our productions of Crazy for You, Cinderella and Bugz are postponed, but we are optimistic we will be able to reschedule performance …

Orchestra Sings Outreach Event

HBPA was so glad to join our friends, the Western Piedmont Symphony, for their Orchestra Sings Children’s Concert May 5th and 6th.  Our dancer was the heroine Firebird and as always we loved dancing to Stravinsky’s music live!  

HBPA Performs at HMA Event This Weekend

Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts will be collaborating with the Hickory Museum of Art for the their upcoming “Fuel the Vision” fundraiser.  With choreography from our advanced modern dancers, we will be lighting up the way at this exciting event!  Come see us this Saturday, February 8th.

Congrats to New NHSDA Inductees!

Congratulations to all of our 2020 National Honor Society of Dance Arts inductees!  We are extremely proud of the dedication of these outstanding artists and leaders. The mission of NHSDA is to recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students studying dance in public and private schools in K-12 education, dance studios, cultural/community centers, performing arts organizations, and post-secondary …

HBPA to Induct New Members to NHSDA

Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts will be holding their annual induction for dancers into the National Honor Society for the Dance Arts this Saturday, February 1st from 1-3pm.  This invitation-only event will honor those students who exemplify commitment to their art through hours of performance and service.  Congrats to all our inductees!

Thanks to WPS for a Wonderful Evening!

HBPA had a great time joining the Western Piedmont Symphony for their Holiday Pops concert! What a treat for our dancers to have beautiful, live music.  It got us in the Nutcracker state of mind!