2022-23 Season

Join Ballet Midwest for a magical season of dance.


Wildly Creative: Arts with the Animals

Go wild for the arts AND the animals at the Topeka Zoo on Saturday, September 3 from 9am to 1pm. Join Ballet Midwest along with other community partners for a morning of dancing, arts, crafts, songs, and more! Experience the Topeka Zoo, as well as all of these exciting activities, all for the price of regular Zoo admission (free to Friends of the Topeka Zoo). Get ready to get “Wildly Creative”!

The Nutcracker Ballet

For 46 years, Ballet Midwest has been entertaining audiences with the magical Nutcracker Ballet set to the unforgettable score by Tchaikovsky. Join Clara at a Christmas Eve party where she receives a gift that takes her on a fantastic journey! From the battle with the Mouse King, a journey through the snow, to the Kingdom of Enchantment, you don’t want to miss this Topeka holiday tradition! December 9-11 at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.

Once Upon a Ballet

Join us for a delightful narrated performance, featuring fairy tale favorites! Topeka’s premier children’s ballet features familiar characters in an hour-long performance, followed by free after-party activities! April 15 at 1:30, Topeka Performing Arts Center.

Sleeping Beauty

Fall under the spell of this enchanting fairy tale classic! Be captivated as the malevolent fairy Carabosse bestows a curse upon Princess Aurora, only to have the curse altered by a selfless gift from the Lilac Fairy and the promise of a true love’s kiss. April 15 & 16, Topeka Performing Arts Center