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Ballet Quad Cities Offering Ballet On The Lawn

August 15th, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities is presenting Ballet On The Lawn at 2 and 6 p.m. August 30 at the Outing Club, 2109 Brady St., Davenport. Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125 year old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into a magical setting! Find your picnic spot with friends and family and connect through the arts. Bring your chairs and blankets – there is plenty of room to spread out on the lawn Purchase your tickets ahead, they won’t be available at the door Charcuterie... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities’ Sleeping Beauty Postponed

March 21st, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities’ performances of “The Sleeping Beauty” and our “VIP Prince and Princess Party” that were scheduled at the Adler Theatre on April 18th have been postponed. Ballet Quad Cities urges you to mark your calendars for the NEW performance date of June 18th, 2020. “We thank everyone for your continued support, and look forward to taking the stage once again,” said Joedy Cook, artistic director for Ballet Quad Cities. “Arts are the ESSENCE of life.” Information on how to exchange your tickets will be available soon. Keep an eye on... Read More

QC Scene Goes Behind The Scenes With Ballet QC’s ‘Nutcracker’

December 4th, 2018

Ballet Quad-Cities will be performing the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker” this weekend, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 and 2:30 Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport! The past several weeks they’ve been hard at working putting together this masterpiece, and here are some of the troupe’s pictures of rehearsals and dress performances! For tickets and more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com and www.balletquadcities.com!  Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Defines Dance This Weekend!

April 19th, 2018

Looking for the best entertainment this weekend? Don’t miss Defining Dance! Ballet Quad Cities’ latest leaps your way at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Scottish Rite Cathedral/Spotlight Theatre, 1800 7th Avenue, Moline! One of the five original pieces in this performance is sure to become your new favorite!  Margaret King’s Swingin’ On the Moon & Rodeo are both back by popular demand. Emerging choreographer Emily Kate Long’s On the Run with skateboards, hula hoops, and scooters will delight everyone. Courtney Lyon’s Dance “Four” Piano was commissioned... Read More

‘The Nutcracker’ Dances Into Adler Saturday

December 9th, 2016

You don’t have Santa Claus shave his beard and sport a handlebar mustache. You don’t paint Rudolph’s nose green. And you don’t mess with the Nutcracker, says Joedy Cook, director of Ballet Quad Cities. “It’s a holiday tradition, people are used to coming out every year and seeing it, and it’s wonderful just the way it is, if it isn’t broken, why break it?” Cook said with a chuckle. “I know that sometimes people are always looking for something new and different, and we do that with some of our shows, but with Nutcracker we like to keep it classic.” What that means is a reprise... Read More

Ballet QC Brings Holiday Classic Nutcracker Back To Adler

December 6th, 2016

When the holidays arrive, are you someone who breaks out the Christmas Movies and eggnog for entertainment? Do you see the Christmas Eve premiers of holiday and non holiday movies in the theaters? Or are you someone who prefers seeing live performances that only come along during the holiday season? If you are the latter, clear your schedules for Saturday, December 10. The River Center/Adler Theater presents The Nutcracker Ballet. At either the 1:30 p.m. show or the 7:30p.m. show come and see this spectacular event celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Holiday Magic. Tickets are sold at the Adler... Read More