HBPA Provides Entertainment at HMA 75th Anniversary Gala

HBPA dancers performed several pieces at the Hickory Museum of Art’s 75th Anniversary Light Up the Night Gala on February, 9th.  Gershwin-inspired ballet pieces, choreographed by Anthony Schweighardt, greeted guests as the walked in.  Ballerinas in tutus provided live music box entertainment in the miniature gallery.  Then, museum patrons enjoyed a piece in the Coe Gallery to start the evening, …

HBPA Joins Ice Ball

HBPA dancers joined the Western Piedmont Symphony for their Ice Ball fundraiser on January 11th.  They provided dancing to accompany the vocal number performed by executive director, Ingrid Keller.  It was a surprise performance to honor their diamond level sponsors. We had such a great time participating in this wonderful event!

Press Release- The Nutcracker

HICKORY — Generations of families celebrate the Christmas season with a special trip to see The Nutcracker ballet, spending time together and creating wonderful holiday memories. Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts (HB&PA) will help continue that tradition as it presents the much-loved classic at The Green Room Community Theatre at The Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton on December 14, …

Info for Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker Auditions

HBPA Students are invited to audition for the Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker! See the parent letter below with details on this special opportunity!  Dear HBPA Parents, We are so excited about the invitation to audition for the Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker!  Gaston Dance Theatre (GDT) is the host studio this year and has invited us to join them for the audition.  This …

HBPA Welcomes Kevin Martin as our Resident Master Class Instructor!

Kevin brings years of performance and teaching experience, both nationally and abroad.  We are so excited about the expertise he will bring to our students and staff. Mr. Martin is teaching semi-private lessons to students Saturday afternoons.  You do not have to be a student at our studio to enjoy Kevin’s master class or private lessons.  Call the office today …

Fall Schedule

Ballet Classes Levels 4-6  start back August 6th. See you soon! Free Trial Week and all other classes begin Aug 27th. Registration is now open for Fall Classes! Call now! Open House on August 24th from 5pm-8pm and August 25th from 9am-12pm.