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Cleveland Ballet is indebted to its legions of supporters who have secured its position as a cultural gem with critical acclaim and continued patronage. Recognized for its commitment to innovation, diversity, and creativity, Cleveland Ballet is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of ballet enthusiasts through the Academy of Cleveland Ballet, its robust outreach program, and accessible programs such as Pay What You Can.


Cleveland Ballet is proud to be among the prestigious ranks of a Playhouse Square resident company.

MARCH 2024


Pointe to the Future Discussion with Larry Goodman, Interim CEO

At the end of January, Crain’s Cleveland Business heralded "New Cleveland Ballet leaders have the organization in turnaround mode." Two months later Larry Goodman shares an update on progress in creating and implementing a sustainable model to ensure classical ballet for Northeast Ohio audiences. Click to continue.


Cleveland Ballet Receives Grant for Vermilion Student Education and Appreciation of Sleeping Beauty

The Erie County Community Foundation & Estelle Dorn Foundation have awarded Cleveland Ballet a grant to teach middle school students about the spring production of Sleeping Beauty. Students will parlay this education and learn an excerpt which will be performed at Sailorway Middle School alongside dancers from Cleveland Ballet. Click to learn more. 


Cleveland Ballet Elevates its Repertoire with New, Opulent Sleeping Beauty

Cleveland Ballet will debut Sleeping Beauty for its final performance of the 2023-2024 season at Playhouse Square’s Connor Palace, April 25 – 27. Under the artistic direction of Timour Bourtasenkov, Cleveland Ballet promises a fresh interpretation of the beloved ballet with a more lavish level of production quality. Read more.

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Next Generation Leaders Create Patrons Circle for Young Professionals and Friends of Cleveland Ballet

A new vision of community and patron engagement is moving forward with the development of the Patrons Circle group to cultivate the next generation of ballet patrons through advocacy, fundraising events, and volunteerism. Click to continue.


Meet Timour Bourtasenkov - Interview in DANCE Magazine

The premier and widely read dance industry publication, DANCE Magazine, recently caught up with the company for an update and insight on the new artistic direction in "Cleveland Ballet Reset: A Conversation With New Artistic Director Timour Bourtasenkov." Click to continue reading.

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