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Ballet Quad Cities Dancers Pumped to Return to Davenport’s Adler Theatre Stage

May 25th, 2021
Ballet Quad Cities Dancers Pumped to Return to Davenport's Adler Theatre Stage

More than 17 months after they danced “The Nutcracker” at Davenport’s Adler Theatre, Ballet Quad Cities is finally getting to return to its traditional home, in a varied 40-minute program Saturday, May 29. The professional ballet company is part of a triple bill, starting at 8 p.m., to kick off an Adler Theatre Foundation series of five shows. BQC – which had to be postponed from an originally scheduled May 8 date – will feature audience favorites such as the fun baseball-themed “Players,” the jazzy and sophisticated “Sugar Rum Fairy,” the sunny and chill “Dream a Little Dream”... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Show At Davenport’s Adler Theater Rescheduled For May 29

May 18th, 2021
Ballet Quad Cities Show At Davenport's Adler Theater Rescheduled For May 29

The Ballet Quad Cities performance scheduled for Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the Adler Theatre has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 29, 2021. For ticket inquiries, please call 563-326-8522. Ballet Quad Cities and the Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s Trio will co-headline a performance at the Adler Theatre on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. Special guest is Aaron Fullan, an actor, composer and social media influencer from Clinton, Iowa. Ballet Quad Cities will feature audience favorites such as, the fun baseball themed “Players,” the jazzy and sophisticated “Sugar Rum Fairy,” the sunny... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Reschedules Adler May 8 Performance to May 29

May 6th, 2021
Ballet Quad Cities Reschedules Adler May 8 Performance to May 29

The Ballet Quad Cities performance scheduled for Saturday, May 8 at the Adler Theatre has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 29, 2021. For ticket inquiries, please call 563-326-8522. Ballet Quad Cities and the Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s Trio will co-headline a performance at the Adler Theatre (136 E. 3rd St., Davenport) on Saturday, May 29, at 8 p.m. Special guest is Aaron Fullan, an actor, composer and social media influencer from Clinton, Iowa. Fullan and the trio were previously scheduled for the May 29 event. Ballet Quad Cities will feature audience favorites such as the fun baseball... Read More

Quad City Symphony Offers American Tunes at Figge, Will Reopen to Audiences in March at Adler

February 25th, 2021
Quad City Symphony Offers American Tunes at Figge, Will Reopen to Audiences in March at Adler

To help celebrate the blockbuster exhibit “For America,” at the Figge Art Museum, the Quad City Symphony will feature American music in a Signature Series concert at the Figge’s lobby on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Up to 50 socially-distanced concertgoers will be allowed in person; the concert will be livestreamed and will be available for viewing for 30 days following the livestream. As of Thursday morning, 42 tickets were sold for the program featuring associate concertmaster and violinist Emily Nash, violist Bruno Silva, and associate principal bass Kit Polen. The evening begins with... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Brings Varied “Love Stories” to Outing Club This Weekend

February 8th, 2021
Ballet Quad Cities Brings Varied “Love Stories” to Outing Club This Weekend

If you want to see the beguiling dancers of Ballet Quad Cities in “Love Stories” this weekend, you need to act fast. Ticket sales will end Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m., for reservations at the Outing Club (2109 Brady St., Davenport) for performances Friday at 6:30 p.m., or Saturday at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The first show is “Burgers and Ballet,” to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend. Enjoy a casual evening of fabulous dance entertainment and dinner, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. for drinks. On Saturday, for the first show doors open at the grand ballroom at 1 p.m. for beverages and... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Bringing Love Stories To You For Valentine’s Day

January 22nd, 2021
Ballet Quad Cities Bringing Love Stories To You For Valentine's Day

Love Stories will be presented by Ballet Quad Cities February 11-13 at The Outing Club, 2109 Brady Street, Davenport. The menu for entertainment and dinner, as well as other details, are as follows: February 11 &12 at 5:30pm – Burgers and Ballet are a great way to celebrate Valentine’s weekend! Enjoy a causal evening of fabulous dance entertainment and dinner. Doors open at 5:30 for cocktails February 13 at 2:00pm – Enjoy an afternoon of fabulous dance entertainment in the grand ball room at The Outing Club. Doors open at 1:00 for beverages and assorted dessert available... Read More

Mini-“Nutcracker” and Holiday Favorites Danced by Ballet Quad Cities

December 8th, 2020
Mini-“Nutcracker” and Holiday Favorites Danced by Ballet Quad Cities

In a normal holiday season, about 6,000 people would see Ballet Quad Cities’ “The Nutcracker” at Davenport’s Adler Theatre, including a free performance for area schoolchildren. But of course, 2020 is anything but normal – so a select, supremely fortunate 180 patrons are able to enjoy a new “Nutcracker in the Round” this month at The Outing Club, 2109 Brady St., Davenport. Due to the November Iowa restrictions for Covid prevention, a maximum of 15 guests are allowed to see the professional ballet company at one time, in a ballroom that can seat 500. Ballet Quad Cities originally planned... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Presenting Nutcracker In The Round

November 11th, 2020
Ballet Quad Cities Presenting Nutcracker In The Round

Please join Ballet Quad Cities at The Nutcracker in the Round this December. The ballroom at The Outing Club will be transformed into a snow globe with dancing and music like you’ve never seen before to kick off the holiday season. Make The Nutcracker part of your December at this magical, safe event for the entire family! Limited number of tickets to each performance on sale now| $15-$65 All seating and tables will be spaced generously apart with extra safety measures in place. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 – DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM | PERFORMANCE 7:30PM Theatre seating with your group SATURDAY,... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Offers Delicious Dinner, Fun ‘Dracula’ to Sink Your Teeth Into

October 25th, 2020
Ballet Quad Cities Offers Delicious Dinner, Fun ‘Dracula’ to Sink Your Teeth Into

Ballet Quad Cities supplied a delicious, delightful Halloween treat last year as they performed a “Dracula Unleashed” at Moline’s new Bartlett Performing Arts Center. Given the craziness of Covid, the trick in this year’s holiday special promises to be literally more delectable, as the professional dance company offers a three-course, sit-down dinner and a lively, playful Halloween performance in the beautiful ballroom at The Outing Club on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31. All proceeds will go directly to Ballet Quad Cities, to keep the organization a viable part of the community... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Stakes Its Halloween On New Dancing For Dracula Show

October 7th, 2020
Ballet Quad Cities Stakes Its Halloween On New Dancing For Dracula Show

Ballet Quad Cities is flying in with a frightful new show! Dancing For Dracula will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30-31 at The Outing Club in Davenport. The evening includes dinner and the performance. Please join Ballet Quad Cites for a delicious three course sit-down dinner and a lively, playful Halloween performance in the beautiful ballroom at The Outing Club. All proceeds will go directly to Ballet Quad Cities to keep our organization a viable part of the community until we can return to performing in area theaters. The atmosphere in the ballroom at The Outing Club is a wonderful setting for... Read More