We were excited to once again collaborate with our friends at the Hickory Museum of Art for their Art of Adventure event. HBPA students, parents, and staff enjoyed the night of entertaining others with classical variations from around the world and being entertained by the stories of Jeff Cline’s adventures.
On August 14th, the Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate our new 501(c)3 status. We were so grateful for this chance to talk about our mission and hopes for the future, as well as successes of this past year.
HBPA spent Saturday morning, August 17th at the Farmer’s Market! We talked about fall classes and students demonstrated some of their work. We love our studio and telling others about it!
HBPA students fought the heat to dance through the Old Soldiers Reunion Parade in Newton on August 15th.
HBPA is busy getting ready for our spring productions of Alice in Wonderland, Music Man, and Hats! Click Here for more info!
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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 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!
Great news! The Catawba Library System and HBPA is teaming up for a 3-series Ballet Storytime program at each branch! This is not only great exposure for our school, but an opportunity to promote the arts in our community. The first ballet story will be none other than the Nutcracker! We will be at the following branches and times. …
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, …