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BYB Mission

The mission of Bluegrass Youth Ballet is to enhance lives by providing dance education in a positive environment for all youth through high quality training, innovative performances, and cultural experiences.

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Benefits of Dance

Dancers have a better understanding of their bodies, and they will gain better stamina, body control, and muscle tone. Dance increases coordination and improves musicality.

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Commitment & Work

Bluegrass Youth Ballet students learn to work as part of one body, and to discover their potential as individual performers and artists.

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Education & Culture

Bluegrass Youth Ballet's innovative performances incorporate cultures, and teach both dancers and audiences about their world.

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Discipline & Self-Respect

At BYB, dancers of all ages will be taught to interact and respect themselves, as well as other dancers, and their instructors. These are skills that are essential for life!

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Class Schedule 2015-16

Bluegrass Youth Ballet accepts students regardless of ethnic background or socioeconomic status. We love diversity! Students ages 7 and up have to be evaluated before they are placed in a class.

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Performances

Three yearly performances (Fall, Winter, and Spring) will be open for BYB dancers. These performances are choreographed based on the number and ability of the dancers.

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Community Outreach

At BYB we want to be a leader in community dance education and performances. We love to be involved with the public and any community events. We also want to be a strong presence in schools.

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LexArts

LexArts has provided funding support for the Valley Park Outreach Program through its Fund for the Arts.

Recent BYB News

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BYB Spotlight: Jennifer Reynolds

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Save the Date!

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Summer Intensive

It’s not too late to sign up for BYB’s Summer Intensive.
Week 2 (July 11th-15th) Giselle
Week 3 (July 18th-22nd) Raymonda
Week 4 (July 25th-29th) Mixed Repertoire
Students ages 8 and up with previous ballet training are […]

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BYB Performances

Clara discovers a magical world when she and her Nutcracker immerse in a ferocious battle. First performed in 1892, The Nutcracker has become a holiday favorite! In a fabulous dream, Clara and her Nutcracker battle the Rat King and are treated to a variety of dances from the Land of Snow to the Land of Sweets including the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier! Bluegrass Youth Ballet performs this classic holiday tale in One Act to accommodate a sometimes fidgety audience. Join us at the Singletary Center on December 16 at 7pm or December 17 at 3pm.

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Mon - Fri: 12pm-8:30pm / Sat: 9am-2pm