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 …
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. …
First of Books to Ballet Series
The first of our series, Books to Ballet, in partnership with the Catawba County Library System will begin this month. We will be performing Swan Lake at the following branches: September 7th Maiden @ 10am Newton @ 11:15am Southwest @ 12:30pm September 28th Sherrill’s Ford/Terrell @ 10am Conover @ 11:30am St Stephens @ 1pm Come dance with us!
Nutcracker Auditions are this Friday, September 6th from 4pm-8pm. Ballet Levels 4-6 and men are encouraged to attend. Come prepared with scheduling conflicts for your calendar.
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.
Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Our Non-Profit Status
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.
Fresh Performance at the Farmer’s Market
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!
Patriotic at the Old Soldiers Reunion Parade!
HBPA students fought the heat to dance through the Old Soldiers Reunion Parade in Newton on August 15th.