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.


Tiny Dances 

The Z wants you to love dance! Come experience 10 groundbreaking New England choreographers in 10 mini-performances - all on a 4'x4' stage. It's a dance sampler! 2 Performances by New Bedford Ballet Students!

Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:30pm and 7:00pm
Location: Outside The Z on Purchase Street.


New Bedford Youth Ballet Auditions


Open auditions for the New Bedford Youth Ballet’s production of A New England Nutcracker will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at New Bedford Ballet, 2343 Purchase St., New Bedford.   Intermediate through advanced level ballet students, 11 to 18 years of age, are welcome to audition: 


11 - 13 year olds:  12:00-1:30 pm

Mandatory Parent Meeting: 1:30-2:00 pm

14 - 18 year olds:  2:00-3:30 pm


Members of the New Bedford Youth Ballet perform ballets and give lecture-demonstrations in area schools and hospitals in Boston, Providence, and the greater New Bedford area.  The Youth Ballet is sponsored by the New Bedford Ballet Foundation, a non-profit organization.


For more information, contact the New Bedford Ballet: 508-993-1387


Upcoming Performances

A New England Nutcracker

December 2,3,6,8,9,10




Office Hours:

Monday 3:30-7:30pm

Tuesday 3:30-8:00pm

Thursday 3:00-8:00pm

Saturday 8:30-12:00pm


Our Location

2343 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02746

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