Chattanooga Ballet is recognized as one of Tennessee’s leading dance organizations.
Founded in 1973, the School principally focuses on the instruction and training of dancers in classical ballet with offerings in ballet technique, pointe and variations. Supplemental classes are offered in Creative Movement, Pre-
Begun in 1980, the Company is composed of professional dancers and advanced level students. The Company performs both classical and contemporary works and seeks to enhance the quality of dance in our region through the commissioning of new works in ballet, jazz and modern dance. The Company presents an annual production of The Nutcracker, a choreographer’s concert, classical ballets, lecture demonstrations, and school performances.
The Chattanooga Ballet School Ensemble (CBSE) is the training company of the Chattanooga Ballet School. It is comprised of Intermediate I level dancers and above who have reached a higher level of technique and commitment. CBSE is designed to give a few more hours per week to their dancing. CBSE members are featured in Chattanooga Ballet concerts as well as community service and collaborative performances with other local arts organizations.
Going to see Chattanooga Ballet is an event, and we want your experience to be an enjoyable one. Before attending one of our performances, new audience members may want to take a glance at the following helpful information.
From 1920s “picture palace” to community showplace for the 21st century, the Tivoli still offers Chattanoogans the finest in entertainment and cultural events. The Tivoli is the home of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Association, and also welcomes a wide variety of touring companies each year. With offerings from blues to bluegrass and classical to country; plus dance, opera and the best of Broadway, the Tivoli is at the center of Chattanooga’s cultural life. Its elegance and intimacy have made it a favorite of audiences and performers alike. CLICK HERE for more info and directions.