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.


March 6-8, 2020
Peter Martin Wege Theatre

Jumpstart — our returning experimental showcase — presents the next generation of great choreographers by providing the dancers of Grand Rapids Ballet a platform to explore their artistic vision and the inspiration to bring it to life. This season, you’ll see world-premiere works from:

  • Company dancer Yuka Oba-Muschiana
  • Company dancer Gretchen Steimle
  • Company dancer Adriana Wagenveld
  • Company dancer Isaac Aoki
  • Company dancer Nigel Tau
  • Company dancer Matthew Wenckowski
  • Company dancer Ednis Gomez
  • Company dancer James Cunningham
  • Trainee Sophia Stefanopoulos

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