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Unique Nutcracker Performance Designed for Special-Needs Children

Cary, NC – Seeing “The Nutcracker” ballet is a Christmas tradition for many, but for children with special needs and their families, it can be difficult to make it to a performance. This weekend, Cary’s International Ballet Academy is bringing back their sensory-friendly Nutcracker, with these audiences in mind. Read more

New Children’s Ballet School Opening in Downtown Cary

Cary, NC – Dance, and ballet in particular, is popular in Cary but how do prospective dancers get started? A new ballet school opening in Downtown Cary is looking to create a welcoming environment for children to get interested in dance, movement and music. Read more

Cary Ballet Student Makes National Finals

Cary, NC – Cary is a hotbed for dance, with multiple high-level ballet studios and classes. And one of those students has gone on to be one of only a handful of young dancers to become a National YoungArts Foundation finalist. Read more

Cary Ballet Starting New Year of Professional Training

Cary, NC – The Cary area is filled with students working to become better and better in not just ballet but a variety of styles. And last year, the Cary Ballet Conservatory worked to focus that effort with a Professional Training Program, which returns this September. Read more

Cary Dance School Holds Special Boys Workshop

Cary, NC – In America, it is hard to find many ballet schools that teach boys, or if they do, they might be one boy in a class full of little girls in pink leotards. A school here in Cary is trying to change that.

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5 Cary Dancers to Study Ballet Across the Country

Five students from IBA are traveling to study around the country. They are: Cy Doherty, Savannah Raynor, Anissa Bailis, Madeline Clark and Nikki Fanney

Five students from IBA are traveling to study around the country. They are: Cy Doherty, Savannah Raynor, Anissa Bailis, Madeline Clark and Nikki Fanney

Cary, NC — Next week will be bittersweet for Cary’s International Ballet Academy. Five of their star pupils are moving to ballet placements around the nation, some as far away as Seattle. Read more

Cary Ballet Dances a Very Cary Christmas

Photo from the party scene during the 2013 performance of a Very Cary Christmas

Photo from the party scene during the 2013 performance of a Very Cary Christmas

Cary, NC — Two new artistic directors at the Cary Ballet Conservatory have added their own special twist to “A Very Cary Christmas.” Read more

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Cary Ballet Brings Broadway to Cary

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Alex Tressor teaching an intensive at Cary Ballet in March 2013.

Photo courtesy Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC — Two of the dance world’s most prominent instructors have recently decided to move to Cary to be a part of Cary Ballet Conservatory (CBC). It seems Cary is making a big name for itself in New York City. Read more

IBA Sends 3 to New York’s YAGP Ballet Competition

Dancers Nikki Fanney, Cy XXX and Samantha Schaubach with Artistic Director Rossana  Nesta Gahagan

Dancers Nikki Fanney, Cy Doherty and Samantha Schaubach with Artistic Director Rossana Nesta Gahagan

Cary, NC — Cary’s International Ballet Academy has once again sent several of their dancers to the prestigious Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) dance competition this week in New York City. Read more

Art: What to Do with 164 Old Ballet Shoes?

ballet shoe projectCary, NC- What do you get when you mix boxes of ballet shoes, a team of artists and a penchant for recycling and re-use? The Ballet Shoe Project. Read more