About American Midwest Ballet


Inspiration. Beauty. Athleticism. Energy.

American Midwest Ballet is your resident professional dance company, bringing work beyond words to audiences in Nebraska, Iowa, and beyond. Performing at home and on tour, our mission is to provide cultural enrichment through dance programs of the highest quality: breathtaking performances, engaging education, and uplifting community outreach.

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Up Next

Join us Saturday, July 25, from 12:30 to 4 pm for American Midwest Ballet’s virtual Day of Dance celebration!

This free event provides an introduction to the world of dance for the whole family. This year, all activities will be conducted via Zoom, so you can join in the fun wherever you are!

  • Try out a variety of activities and free classes for children, teens, and adults
  • Take a virtual tour of our new home at the Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center in Council Bluffs
  • Enter for a chance to win free tickets to an American Midwest Ballet performance

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Subscribe to Season 11!

Our 11th season of professional dance will exhilarate you with three sensational productions.

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Our COVID-19 Response

In support of public health officials’ effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, American Midwest Ballet has suspended rehearsals and classes, and rescheduled our performances. We’ve also found new ways to continue to inspire the community.

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Recent News

In the News: Matthew Lovegood

From the Council Bluffs Nonpareil: “Matthew Lovegood, ballet master for the American Midwest Ballet, has done it all from dancing to choreography to teaching for more than 30 years.” Read more…

Responding to COVID-19

In support of public health officials’ effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, American Midwest Ballet is finding new ways to continue to inspire the community. Read more…

Remembering Travis Halsey

American Midwest Ballet is deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend, Travis Halsey. Although we cannot gather in person to share the many beautiful memories he left with us, today we join in remembering his unique and brilliant life. Read more…


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