International Ballet’s mission is to inspire joy and success through professional ballet training and performances.
2021-2022 Season Opening Performance
International Ballet's 2021-2022 Season of performances begins with L’Automne - an annual, mixed-repertoire gala performance. The evening showcases Principal Dancers Cara Marie Gary and Sebastian Vinet along with with the IB Company Dancers. L'Automne features several short classical ballet works including Jumpé and Drum Dance from La Bayadère, Swanhilda and friends from Coppélia, a Russian folk dance, and more - all staged by Artistic Director, Vlada Kysselova. The program concludes with a new contemporary ballet by Philadanco Rehearsal Director, Tracy Vogt. You don't want to miss the exciting evening of dance.
November 12, 2021 | 7:30PM
November 13, 2021 | 7:30PM
November 14, 2021 | 3:00PM
IB Theatre at the Somerville Center
2172 River Road, Greer, SC
© Jerry Finley Photography
© Jerry Finley Photography
The Nutcracker Tea
December 5, 2021 | The Poinsett Hotel
1:30PM - SOLD OUT
4:00PM - SOLD OUT
The Nutcracker Tea is a cherished Upstate event that offers young children and their families the beginnings of a annual Nutcracker tradition in celebration of the holidays. Guests will enjoy refreshments including hot tea and yummy hot chocolate, delicious cakes, a souvenir Nutcracker, keepsake photo with the Dewdrop Fairy, Nutcracker bingo and an exclusive performance by International Ballet Nutcracker Dancers.
Tickets for the 2021 Nutcracker Tea are sold out, click below to join the waitlist.
A classic family holiday tradition
This holiday classic returns to the Peace Center Concert Hall with principle guest artists Cara Marie Gary and Lucas Segovia featuring the Greenville Symphony Orchestra.
Guest Artists are sponsored by Greta and Graham Somerville
December 10, 2021 | 7:30PM
December 11, 2021 | 7:30PM
December 12, 2021 | 3:00PM
© Karl Trump Photography
2021-2022 Storytime Ballet Season
A partnership with the Greenville County Library System, International Ballet’s free programs introduce children to the world of ballet through dance-themed books. The performance/readings allow young children the opportunity to see the costumes and performers up-close and meet the dancers after the show. Over 1,000 children and their families attend a Storytime Ballet performance each season.
October 16, 2021 | 10AM - Five Forks Branch - CANCELLED
November 20, 2021 | 10AM - Five Forks Branch - CANCELLED
March 12, 2021 | 10AM - Five Forks, 11:30AM - Main Branch
May 14. 2021 | 10AM - Five Forks, 11:30AM - Main Branch
Passport to Dance
Our Signature Fundraiser & Season Kickoff
Passport to Dance was a huge success! The week-long virtual silent auction culminated on Friday, September 17 with an in-person gala. The silent auction, live auction, fund-a-need donations and raffles helped us reach our fundraising goal and continue the mission of IB. There is still time to give, click below to make your donation. Thank you to all of our supporters and stay tuned for details on Passport to Dance 2022!