Vermont Ballet Theater is a non-profit organization that offers accomplished and dedicated young dancers opportunities to train and perform, bringing a wide range of story ballets and classical and contemporary choreography to Vermont communities.
VBT’s mission is to provide inspiration through living art form to inspire young dancers to train with the focus that superior accomplishment demands to inspire artistry and collaboration among dancers, musicians, choreographers, and set and costume designers to inspire audiences to experience the fairytales, the drama, and the art of dance to inspire communities
Over the past several years, thousands of adults and children have enjoyed VBT’s performances in Burlington, Barre, Rutland, Johnson, and Essex. The Company’s repertoire includes The Nutcracker, Peter and the Wolf, and numerous classical and contemporary works. Hundreds of Vermont businesses and individuals have supported the purchase of costumes, creation of sets, and operations.
Dance is the oldest art form in the history of humankind. Through strength, grace, balance and expression, dancers bring to life ancient and modern stories and invoke universal emotion and wisdom. Vermont Ballet Theater strives to preserve this tradition for future generations.