American Midwest Ballet Brings ‘Oz’ to the Stage

May 3rd, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—American Midwest Ballet’s next production needs no
synopsis. The Wizard of Oz premieres this Saturday, one night only at the
Orpheum Theatre. It’s the first ballet choreographed by company dancer, Erin
Alarcon.

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‘The Nutcracker’ Returns

November 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

American Midwest Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker returns for the season, beginning with a performance this Sunday at the Iowa Western Arts Center. It’s a traditional retelling of a holiday favorite through music and dance, set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score.

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American Midwest Ballet Season Begins

October 20th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

American Midwest Ballet might be a new name, but the company will be continuing some of their classic programs, beginning the season with Momentum. Momentum is not one ballet, but several performances highlighting a diversity of periods, musical styles, and technique. Matthew Lovegood, Ballet Master of American Midwest Ballet.

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Ballet Nebraska Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

May 3rd, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Ballet Nebraska, soon to be American Midwest Ballet, will perform one of Shakespeare’s most iconic comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream this weekend.

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Ballet Nebraska Returns with “The Nutcracker”

November 30th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

For the last two months, dancers with Ballet Nebraska have been rehearsing their annual production of a holiday favorite—The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker is synonymous with the season, moved each year by Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable melodies, and Alexandre Dumas’ wondrous story based on the original by German writer, E.T.A. Hoffman.

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Ballet Nebraska’s ‘Momentum: In the Style of Bob Fosse’

October 16th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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