Performances

American Midwest Ballet presents three main stage productions each season, performing a broad range of repertory. The company engages notable choreographers from the national dance community and produces new, innovative works by its artistic staff.

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Swing, Swing, Swing!
Saturday, Oct. 3
7:30 pm
Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center (sold out)
Friday, Oct. 9
7:30 pm
Orpheum Theater

Featuring live big band music! 

It was a time like no other – when young G.I. Joes and Rosie the Riveters gave their all to save the world. You’ll be swept away as a guy, a girl, and their friends kick up their heels, fall in love, and most of all… Swing, Swing, Swing! Created by celebrated Chicago choreographer and showman Harrison McEldowney, this exuberantly unforgettable work was American Midwest Ballet’s very first production. Now, it’s back to help us celebrate  the beginning of a new decade of dance!

The Nutcracker - snow scene
the nutcracker
Saturday, Nov. 21
7:30 pm
Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center
Sunday, Nov. 22
2 pm
Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center
Saturday, Dec. 12
2 pm
Orpheum Theater
Saturday, Dec. 12
7:30 pm
Orpheum Theater
Sunday, Dec. 13
2 pm
Orpheum Theater

The Nutcracker returns with the visual splendor and charming story that make it a family favorite. Set to one of composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s most famous works, it transports audiences to the enchanting Land of Snow and the opulent Kingdom of Sweets, featuring a uniquely breathtaking Waltz of the Flowers scene. The Nutcracker includes a cast of 130 professional and student dancers, and features lavish sets and more than 250 beautiful costumes.

ALice in wonderland
alice and white rabbit
Saturday, May 1
7:30 pm
Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center
Saturday, May 8
7:30 pm
Orpheum Theater

We’ll wrap up our season with one of our most-requested favorites: Kennet Oberly’s Alice in Wonderland. Come along for a journey that gets (as Alice says) “curiouser and curiouser!” in this inventive, intriguing and entertaining adventure inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classics Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.