Springfield Ballet produces two ballets each season, including Springfield’s original production of The Nutcracker each December. The Ballet also performs a production each spring. All productions are performed at the historic Landers Theatre. Past repertoire includes Beauty & the Beast, Little Red Riding Hood, Peter & the Wolf, Peter Rabbit & Other Tales by Beatrix Potter, Snow White, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Sylph Dreams and Moonscapes, Romeo and Juliet, Coppelia, The Sleeping Beauty, La Fille Mal Gardee, La Bayadere, Swan Lake, Act II, Pas de Quatre, and The Firebird, as well as several original contemporary ballets. Through community support and grants, Springfield Ballet is able to contract professional guest artists and companies to enhance their performances.
Springfield Ballet has also produced children’s series productions. These productions are intended for the youngest of performers and audiences. They are age appropriate, creative, and provide a wonderful opportunity for the entire family to experience the performing arts. Past children’s series productions include Peter Rabbit, Hansel and Gretel, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer, The Tortoise and the Hare, Peter and the Wolf, The Little Red Hen, Gingerbread Boy, Little Red Riding Hood, The Night Before Christmas, The Princess and the Pea, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.