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2023-2024 Fall Registration

Accepting Registrations Now!

Register for Fall classes using the link to our online form below! Classes begin August 14th. Tuition and registration fees will be invoiced to the email you provide in your registration form.

Kingsport Ballet provides classical ballet instruction to students ages 3 and higher, including adults, in the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas.

In addition to ballet technique in the Vaganova method, we offer contemporary dance classes, partnering and dance movement for young children. All students participate in our yearly spring concert each May. Eligible students will have performance opportunities in professional, full-length ballets such as The Nutcracker and Don Quixote. Our yearly summer intensive takes place the last 3 weeks of June and features professional guest artists from around the United States and beyond.

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August 7th-12th or by appointment 423-378-3967 or [email protected]

Classes begin:

Monday, August 14th

Nutcracker auditions
(BI – age 7 – and higher):

Saturday, August 26th

Parent Meeting:

Saturday, September 9th

Fall Classes Begin:
August 14th, 2023

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2023-2024 Season Coming Soon!

From our annual performance of The Nutcracker, to our Spring Ballet, to Ballet and Bubbly 2024 and more, stay tuned for more info coming soon our our 2023-2024 season!

DON QUIXOTE 2023 Highlights

Explore some beautiful images from our spring 2023
performances of Don Quixote

See the gallery
Click to download our 2022-2023 Season Brochure
Click to download our 2022-2023 Season Brochure



Adult Fitness


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Kingsport Ballet is funded for General Operations by the Tennessee Arts Commission and the General Assembly, under an agreement with the National Endowment for the Arts. Outreach programs are funded by the City of Kingsport. Kingsport Ballet activities are supported in part by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of Treasury.

Corporate Sponsors

Platinum Patrons
Gold Exclusive Sponsors
Silver Season Sponsors
Bronze Performance Sponsors
Individual Season Sponsors

GOLD SPONSORS: Betsy Boyd (Berezova), Joshua and Erin Reid, Karen Ellison (Berezova), Tom Thomas and Cheryl Stanski, Tony and Gail Cole  SILVER SPONSORS: Carol Dixon, Clarissa Tatum/Reynolds Corporation, Lenita Thibault, Linda D. Buckles, Scott and Bonnie Macdonald, Kathy Richards, CPA (in-kind), Roy and Liza Harmon (in-kind), Ryan and Amanda Bowman, Stewart and Sheila Taylor  BRONZE SPONSORS: Anonymous, Jamie and Jeremy Dziczkowski, Agnese and Roger Goin (Berezova), Adriana Dew and Jake Plunkett, Carroll Reid, Kathy and Michael Richards, Mayor Patrick and Mrs. Mary Shull, Phil and Mary Ruth Richards (Berezova), Jose and Alma Velasco/George and Kim DeCroes (Berezova), Sandee and Jack Woolley, Will and Jessica Barrett

Outreach Support

Our Vision

To be recognized as a leading provider of classical ballet instruction and presenter of professional quality productions in East Tennessee and the Southeastern United States

Our Mission

Kingsport Ballet is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and foster professional quality dance through education, performance, outreach, advocacy and partnerships.

Who We Serve

Kingsport Ballet is located in East Tennessee and serves families and students within the region. Our students come from all economic backgrounds and we offer scholarships to those who need it through our DANCECO program. Patrons to our ballet performances come from all over the Southeastern United States. We partner with arts organizations throughout Tennessee.

Our Programs and Services

Kingsport Ballet accomplishes its mission in five ways:

  1. Provides professional instruction in Ballet and other dance and movement classes
  2. Advocates at local, state and federal levels
  3. Partners with City of Kingsport and large regional employers
  4. Professionally stages full-length ballets and other dance performances
  5. Provides year-round outreach education to at-risk youth in our region