Collaboration with HMA

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.              

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, …