Celebrating our 48th year as Michigan’s only professional ballet company, we are committed to lifting the human spirit through the art of dance under the current leadership of James Sofranko as artistic director, Glenn Del Vecchio as executive director, and Attila Mosolygo as director of Grand Rapids Ballet School and its Junior Company.  A proud recipient of the ArtServe Michigan Governor’s Arts Award for Outstanding Cultural Organization, Grand Rapids Ballet has a rich history marked by steady growth, a commitment to excellence, and strong community support.


February 14-16, 2020
Peter Martin Wege Theatre

Eternal Desire, the second exciting collection of the season, is filled with passion and promise:

  • • World premiere Artistic Director James Sofranko’s Romeo & Juliet Balcony Pas de Deux
  • • The triumphant return of Trey McIntyre’s Wild Sweet Love featuring the music of Queen, Roberta Flack, and The Partridge Family
  • • Resident Choreographer Penny Saunders’ moving and inclusive Give Me
  • • World premiere November from choreographer and audience-favorite Danielle Rowe
  • • World premiere from James Sofranko featuring live music from ESME string quartet

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