Give for Good 05.01.18

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Give for Good! Help keep us on our toes!

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 is Give for Good day and we’re counting on your support to keep us on our toes! Visit https://www.giveforgoodnla.org/SMB  to make your donation to support Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet. Every donation makes a difference!

Give for Good is a 24-hour online giving challenge led by The Community Foundation of North Louisiana to raise unrestricted dollars for non-profit organizations in our community. Every gift is amplified thanks to The Community Foundation’s Lagniappe Fund.


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2018-2019 SMB Company Auditions

Swan Lake

Online registration is now open for Company auditions for Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet’s 2018-2019 season.  To learn more and to register for an audition please visit our Audition Information page.

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CINDERELLA – Tickets On Sale Now!

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SMB’s Cinderella – April 8th, Riverview Theater

Click here to purchase TICKETS!

Get swept up in the romance as one of SMB’s most beloved ballets returns to the Riverview stage, Sunday, April 8th at 3:00pm. The classic tale of Cinderella is brought to life as an ordinary girl experiences one magical night, thanks to her Fairy Godmother and a pair of glass slippers! SMB’s Cinderella will have audiences swooning with gorgeous sets and costumes, Sergei Prokofiev’s well-loved music, and special guest Simon Wexler (formerly of American Ballet Theatre) as Prince Charming and SMB principal dancer Alexandra Zagzoug as Cinderella.

Tickets for SMB’s Cinderella range from $15 through $45 and are available HERE or by calling the SMB office at 318-221-8500. Tickets available at the door one hour prior to the performance.

SMB’s Cinderella is generously sponsored by Learning Express Toys of Shreveport. Learning Express 1

SPECIAL EVENT: Cinderella Breakfast, Saturday, April 7th at The Petroleum Club

Make it a weekend of Cinderella and join us on Saturday, April 7th at The Petroleum Club for breakfast with Cinderella and other SMB dancers in full costume. Guests will enjoy a full breakfast, the opportunity to meet and mingle with members of the cast, and receive an SMB Cinderella mini-poster for autographs. Don’t miss the magic!

Breakfast tickets available through The Petroleum Club by clicking HERE.

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Minor Cast Auditions for SMB’s Cinderella

Be a part of the magic as Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet presents Cinderella!

We’re holding open auditions for dancers ages 5 to 10 years old who want to perform with SMB this spring in our performance of Cinderella.

Auditions are January 20, 2018.  CLICK HERE to sign up for an audition and to get more information!

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THE NUTCRACKER – Tickets On Sale Now!

SMBFacebookImageShreveport Metropolitan Ballet and the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra bring this holiday classic to life on the Riverview Theater stage December 9th and 10th.

The 40th anniversary performances of SMB’s The Nutcracker feature a cast of more than 100 local dancers led by Artistic Director Kendra Meiki, San Francisco Ballet principal dancers Dores Andre and Luke Ingham, and live music performed by The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra under the direction of SMB Music Director Kermit Poling.

Performance Dates/Times:

Saturday, December 9th at 6:30 pm
Sunday, December 10th at 3:00 pm

Make your Nutcracker experience even more magical with exclusive VIP event add-ons!

Green Room Pre-Show Party – Saturday Dec. 9th

Join us at 5:00pm in the “Green Room” inside the beautiful arboretum of the newly opened Shreveport Aquarium. Enjoy our signature 40th Anniversary Nutcracker cocktail and passed hor d’oeuvres. Green Room VIP guests will also receive a commemorative Nutcracker 40th Anniversary ornament feature artwork by Emily Welch of Magnolia Creative Co.. Adult ticket price includes one signature cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, and an ornament. Cash bar available. Under 21 ticket includes non-alcoholic beverages, hors d’oeuvres, and an ornament.
Event Sponsored by:
Edgar & Flo Cason, Dan & Amanda Cason, and Loggy Bayou Blends, Inc.

Land of Sweets Meet & Greet – Sunday, Dec. 10th

Join us after the show beginning at 5:45pm at the newly opened Shreveport Aquarium for a VIP meet & greet with dancers in full costume! Meet guest artists Dores Andre and Luke Ingham from San Fransisco Ballet, plus SMB’s Snow Queen, Dew Drop Fairy, Clara, and The Nutcracker! Snap a picture and get an autograph while you enjoy our Land of Sweets dessert buffet. Ticket price includes dessert buffet, non-alcoholic beverages, and a keepsake poster for autographs.
Event Sponsored by:
The Moppet Shoppe


Tickets for all performances and VIP events can be purchased online by clicking here or by calling SMB at 318-221-8500.

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Tacos & Tutus: SMB Night at Don Juanz

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Enjoy a delicious dinner and support the Ballet during SMB night at Don Juanz Baja Beach Tacos (Shreveport location) on Wednesday Nov. 15th between 4:00 and 8:00pm.
20% of proceeds will be donated to SMB when you present the event flyer with dine-in or carryout orders!
Click HERE to download and print the flyer or you can pick up a flyer at the following locations:
The Moppet Shoppe, 4840 Line Ave. Shreveport
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet, 1520, N. Hearne Ave, Shreveport
Shreveport Dance Academy, 2537 E. 70th St., Shreveport
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Cheers to 40 Years of The Nutcracker – Wine Tasting

Join us Wednesday, November 1st from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at

The Meadows Museum of Art at Cententary College

Enjoy hor d’oeuvres, wine tastings, and the exhibits on display at The Meadows, as well as art from local artists displayed as part of our silent auction.

Tickets are $40 per person and $25.00 without wine.

Please make your reservations by October 23rd.

Tickets will not be available at the door.

Guests must be 21 years old or older.

100% of the proceeds from ticket sales goes to support the mission and projects of The Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet.

Sponsored by:
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Cook Yancey, a professional Law Firm

All proceeds from ticket sales and silent auction purchases, as well as a portion of the proceeds from wine orders benefit Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet.

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