The Wizard of Oz
2:30 pm • April 6, 2019
2:30 pm • April 7, 2019 Strand Theatre, Shreveport
We’re off to see the wizard as SMB brings its most popular spring ballet to the stage of the historic Strand Theatre! The Wizard of Oz features original choreography by Artistic Director Kendra Meiki and an original score written by SMB Music Director Kermit Poling and performed by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra under Poling’s direction.
Hansel & Gretel
6:30 pm • March 15, 2019
Caddo Middle Magnet Performing Arts Center, Shreveport
Artist Director Kendra Meiki adds to her repertoire of storybook ballets with the new short ballet Hansel & Gretel. Enjoy this classic tale in a performance featuring SMB's Senior Apprentice Company and SMB’s "A Chance to Dance" participants. "A Chance to Dance" is a collaboration with Volunteers of America Lighthouse and provides classical ballet instruction and the opportunity to perform onstage in a professional quality production to children who might not otherwise have this opportunity.
Reserved seating is available for $12.00. General admission is $10.00 for adults and FREE for children 12 and under.
6:30 pm • Dec. 1, 2018
3:00 pm • Dec. 2, 2018
Strand Theatre, Shreveport
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet brings the holiday classic The Nutcracker to life on the historic Strand Theatre stage. The Nutcracker will feature guest artists Jordana Daumac and Skylar Campbell from The National Ballet of Canada and a cast of more than 100 local dancers led by Artistic Director Kendra Meiki.
Tickets for The Nutcracker range from $25 through $45.
Fall for Dance!
6:30 pm • September 15, 2018
Byrd High School Auditorium, Shreveport
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet kicks off its 45th season with Fall for Dance!
Fall for Dance! 2018 features Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet performing classical and contemporary choreography by Paola Hartley, Karl Condon, Ilya Kozadayev, and Zhong Jing Fang, as well as performances by special guests Endeavor Dance Incorporated and Legacy Dance Studio!
Children in the audience will have the opportunity to join SMB artistic director Kendra Meiki on stage during intermission for a ballet lesson.
Premium seating is $12.00. General admission tickets are $10.00 for adults and FREE for children 12 and under.