Led by Artistic Director Cynthia Crews, company members gain exposure and experience through numerous performances of classical ballet repertoire and original works. LBT dancers work directly with professional guest choreographers in addition to their work with the artistic director. Lawrence Ballet Theatre is a member company of the prestigious Regional Dance America/MidStates. Each year, Lawrence Ballet Theatre attends the annual RDA/Midstates Festival held in various cities across the Midwest. See this link to learn more about Lawrence Ballet Theatre.
Lawrence Ballet Theatre will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary throughout the 2019.2020 season. LBT started with 8 dancers and now has 29 company members. Dancers have worked with over 16 Guest Choreographers and performed 9 different selections from classical ballet repertoire including full length Les Sylphides, Firebird, and Giselle. LBT has performed in Chicago, Phoenix, Fort Wayne, Madison and Montreal as a member company of Regional Dance America/ MidStates. LBT dancers have also been featured performers in The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet for the past 10 years and have participated in community projects such as Simple Gifts, Ovation, and Future Stages.
This year will be a celebration of past accomplishments as we look forward to exciting projects for the next ten years!
** Stay tuned for celebration announcements in the coming months **
LBT is proud to announce the names of the 2019-2020 members
Allison McNellis, Cassidy Dunn, Catharine Richards, Eila Deavours, Elizabeth Lollar, Emerson Easley, Erin Doyle, Grace Xie, Gracia Greenhoot, Linnaea Radley, Luna Branum, Matilda Learned, Maya Sabatini, Samantha Dunham, Sophia Hamilton, Zora Lotton-Barker
Anwen Williams, Brooke Burgess, Celeste Stinson, Elijah Paden, Finn Lotton-Barker, Jahnava Sibilla, Kenna McNally, Mariclare Murray, Phoebe Morris, Rhubarb Brubacher, Ro O’Leary, Taylor Lee, Zana Kennedy
Don’t Miss MADELINE’S RESCUE – Presented on November 2 and 3. Last year’s performance sold out, so mark your calendars now!