We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy during this unsettling time. Grand Rapids Ballet remains responsive to changing COVID-19 conditions as we keep the health and safety of our dancers, staff, and community as our first priority.
In compliance with federal, state, and local government recommendations, it is with the greatest of regret we announce the suspension of all remaining performances of the 2019-20 season, including Christopher Stowell’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (April 24-26 and May 1-3).
The good news? We are working diligently to bring you these performances at a later date; there’s nothing we’ll need more in the future than to have our human spirits lifted through the art of dance.
Additionally, Spring Break for Kids: Little Red Riding Hood (April 6-10) is cancelled and refunds are currently being processed and Grand Rapids Ballet School Junior Company’s Aladdin (March 13-15 & 21-22) will be postponed until a later date, as well.
We commit to providing you timely updates via email, our website, and social media. Due to the closure of Meijer-Royce Center for Dance and Peter Martin Wege Theatre, our administrative and box offices are not open, so please direct your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or 616.454.4771 x10 and we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible.
Our motto is “What moves you?” Let us say we at Grand Rapids Ballet have been deeply moved by your sincere outpouring of concern and support. That’s why we continue to explore creative ways to stay connected with you while remaining in close discussions with West Michigan’s vibrant arts and culture community.
Grand Rapids Ballet has been monitoring the global outbreak of COVID-19 and planning for a variety of contingencies as the virus has spread. Our highest priority is to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of every audience member, dancer, student, parent, staff member, volunteer, and our West Michigan community. We are also reviewing guidance from government authorities at the federal, state, and local governments. Ensuring health and safety now means taking actions to limit potential exposure to the virus and create social distancing.
We encourage you to learn more about the virus, free virtual screening, symptoms, ways to prevent transmission, and more from our friends and partners at Spectrum Health.
Effective Friday, March 13, the following performances have been postponed:
MARCH 13 | Aladdin | 7:30pm | Peter Martin Wege Theatre
MARCH 14 | Aladdin & Jasmine’s Royal Tea | 11am | New Hotel Mertens
MARCH 14 | Aladdin | 2pm | Peter Martin Wege Theatre
MARCH 15 | Aladdin | 2pm | Peter Martin Wege Theatre
MARCH 21 | Aladdin | 2pm | Peter Martin Wege Theatre
MARCH 22 | Aladdin | 2pm | Peter Martin Wege Theatre
The following performances have been cancelled:
APRIL 6-10 | Spring Break for Kids: Little Red Riding Hood | 11am | Peter Martin Wege Theatre
TICKET POLICY FOR POSTPONED PERFORMANCES Aladdin and Aladdin & Jasmine’s Royal Tea have been postponed. New dates to be announced and no refunds are being issued at this time.
TICKET POLICY FOR CANCELLED PERFORMANCES For Spring Break for Kids refunds, contact our box office via email at email@example.com. Please provide your name, performance date, # of tickets purchased, and contact number and we will get back to you as quickly as possible with options.
GRAND RAPIDS BALLET CLOSURE DATES
Effective Friday, March 13, Grand Rapids Ballet administrative and box office staff will be working remotely and the office will be physically closed through Sunday, April 12. However, we will have the ability to answer ticket inquiries and requests by phone on a limited basis and will get back to you as quickly as possible. In the meantime, tickets may always be purchased online at grballet.com.
GRAND RAPIDS BALLET SCHOOL CLOSURE DATES
Effective Friday, March 13, Grand Rapids Ballet School offices will be closed and no classes will be held through Sunday, April 5. You will receive updates via email should this date change.
We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. Thank you for your continued support of Grand Rapids Ballet and Grand Rapids Ballet School.