For thirty years, New Bedford Ballet has continued its mission of performing ballets, providing classical ballet training to children and adults, ensuring access to ballet instruction for all by granting scholarships, and educating the community in the value of the performing arts.  

New Bedford Ballet has a respected reputation for high level dance training. We offer a complete and structured program of training in ballet for students age three through professional, and adult classes.

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Upcoming Performances

A Treasury of Dance

New Bedford Ballet will culminate its summer season with four performances of A Treasury of Dance, an innovative blend of classical and contemporary choreography.  This creative exploration of dance styles will be performed on Friday, August 4, at 5:30 and 7:00 pm and Saturday, August 5, at 1:00 and 2:30pm, at the NBB Community Theatre, 2343 Purchase St. New Bedford.   

The Littlest Matryoshka is a children’s ballet created by New Bedford Ballet’s artistic director Rebecca Waskiel-Marchesseault, with choreography by Ms. Waskiel-Marchesseault, James Brown and Eugenia Zinovieva.  Inspired by Corinne Demas Bliss’s book of the same name, this children’s ballet will bring smiles to young and old as the audience is brought to Russia to follow the adventure of a lost Matryoshka doll.

Original contemporary choreography by New Bedford Ballet advanced students and classical and contemporary dance pieces choreographed by NBB instructors James Brown and Erin Petitjean Allen will also be included in this artistic collage of dance styles. 

Tickets are $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for Seniors, Students and Children. All proceeds from this performance will support the New Bedford Ballet, a non-profit organization.  Tickets are limited and sell quickly, so reserve your tickets soon by contacting the New Bedford Ballet at 508-993-1387. For more information visit their website,

For thirty years New Bedford Ballet has continued its mission of providing classical ballet training for children and adults, granting scholarships, and educating the community in the value of the performing arts. 

 On-site registration for the 2017-2018 season will take place July 31 – August 3, from 4pm-7:30pm.  


Office Hours:

Monday 3:45-7:00pm

Tuesday 4:00-7:15pm

Wednesday 3:15-6:15pm

Thursday 3:45-6:15pm


Our Location

2343 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02746

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