2726 First Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
Alabama Ballet, formed in 1982, is the state’s premiere professional ballet company. The company has achieved national prominence as one of only seven companies in the world granted the right to perform George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, and is home to the Alabama Ballet school, the only Royal Academy of Dance certified school in Alabama. The Alabama Ballet promotes the development of classical and contemporary ballet through high quality performance, dance education and community outreach. Education and outreach activities include CityDance, which provides 16 weeks of dance training for youth from the city of Birmingham and Jefferson County. The Alabama Ballet is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.