Ballet is the type of performance art that appeals to wide range of audiences, perhaps because the beauty in all of the
shows is inescapable. One ballet company
that has earned a reputation for its artistry is the Oklahoma City Ballet. Every production put on by the Oklahoma City Ballet
earns rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.
The Oklahoma City Ballet has a long and storied history in the area. It was first founded in 1963 as the Oklahoma City
Civic Ballet, and it called the Arts Foundation building on the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds home. It combined with the Oklahoma
City Ballet Society in 1967, and then the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Ballet Society formed in 1970.
Over the tears, the Oklahoma City Ballet has been able to attract many of the top dancers in the world of ballet for performances.
A long list of ballet legends have acted as the ballet's artistic directors. In addition to putting on unforgettable theater shows, the Oklahoma City Ballet also aims to educate
young dancers about the world of ballet.