Books to Ballet Returns Better than Ever!

We are so excited to announce the return of our Books to Ballet program in collaboration with the Catawba County Library System!  We will performing a series of outdoor, socially distanced, interactive story times for kids and people of all ages.  With our entire Youth Company, we will present Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. Click HERE for more information, including dates …

The Nutcracker Suite 2020

Click HERE for tickets! Some traditions can’t be stopped! Join Clara and the Nutcracker as Hickory Ballet & Performing Arts presents a holiday favorite, The Nutcracker Suite, live-streamed to enjoy from the comfort of your home! Our favorite moments from The Nutcracker will be danced by Hickory’s own pre-professional youth ballet company, creating entertainment for all ages as you celebrate …

Giving Tuesday

HBPA is a non-profit organization which provides scholarships for dance training, offers outreach programs throughtout the community, and presented a free, sensory-friendly  Nutcracker last year.  Please consider making a donation by clicking HERE.   Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts in dedicated to bringing the performing arts into our community and offeribg training to students from every economic and social background. …

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 …

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.