Announcing SMB’s 43rd Season!

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Mark your calendars for Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet’s 43rd season:

Fall for Dance!
Showcase & Competition
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Riverview Theater
Ticket sales begin – July 15th
 SMB Member Pre-Sale begins – July 13th

The Nutcracker
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
December 9, 10 & 11, 2016
Ticket sales begin – October 3rd
 SMB Member Pre-Sale begins – Sept. 26th

Tales of Beatrix Potter
Senior Apprentice Company & “Chance to Dance” performance
Friday, March 17, 2017
Riverview Theater
 Ticket sales begin – Jan. 20th
 SMB Member Pre-Sale begins – Jan. 18th

Peter Pan
Saturday & Sunday
April 22 & 23, 2017
Riverview Theater
 Ticket sales begin – Feb. 6th
 SMB Member Pre-Sale begins – Feb. 1st

Tickets for performances are available for purchase by visiting SMB ticket sales or by calling the SMB office at 318-221-8500.

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Give For Good 05.03.16


 CLICK HERE to support SMB!

How do you tutu? Stop by and show your support for Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet during our Give for Good event May 3rd from 10-5pm outside The Moppet Shoppe. Walk our red carpet, snap a selfie, and show everyone how you tutu to support SMB by posting your picture on social media with the hashtag #HowDoYouTutu. We’ll have fun photo props sure to get your selfie lots of online love and a donation station to make it easy to support SMB on Give for Good day!

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! On May 3rd, 2016 visit the Give for Good site to make your donation to support Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet.

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Join Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet and The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra April 10, 2016 at Riverview Theater as we present Aladdin starring SMB Principal Dancer Sarah Kate Roblow and special guest Eddy Tovar.
SMB’s Aladdin features an original score by composer Kermit Poling and choreography by SMB Artistic Director Kendra Meiki. Poling will also conduct the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra for this matinee performance.
Make a day of the Ballet and start your magical Aladdin journey with at the pre-performance Aladdin Princess Tea. The Tea inculdes a character meet and greet where you’ll have a chance to take photographs and get autographs. We’ll also have fun activities and a light meal.
Tickets for Aladdin are available for $15.00 – $40.00 and tickets for the Aladdin Princess Tea are $15 each or $100 for a reserved table for 8 people. Tickets can be purchase online by CLICKING HERE or by calling SMB at 318-221-8500.
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COMPANY AUDITIONS for 2016-2017 Season

Swan LakeCompany auditions are scheduled for Monday, April 18th.  Click here to register!

There will be a PARENT INFORMATION MEETING scheduled for Monday, March 21 at 6:00 pm at Shreveport Dance Academy.

Junior Company (ages 10-13) will be 4:00-5:30.

Senior Company (ages 12 and up) will be 6:00-8:00.

Those who qualify will be invited to audition for soloist/principal on Monday, April 25th.

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Peter and the Wolf Rescheduled for March 15th

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Due to inclement weather the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet performance of  Peter and the Wolf originally scheduled for Friday, March 11 has been rescheduled.

Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet will now present:

Peter and the Wolf, Tuesday, March 15 at 6:30pm at Riverview Theater

All pre-sold reserved tickets will be honored. Refunds are available by calling the SMB office at 318-221-8500. General admission tickets will be available at the door.

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Tickets Now on Sale!



Peter & the Wolf • March 11th                                     Aladdin • April 10th

Tickets for SMB’S Peter & the Wolf and Aladdin are now on sale!

Peter & the Wolf is Friday, March 11th at 6:30 pm at Riverview Theater. This performance features SMB’s Senior Apprentice Company and our “Chance to Dance” participants. “Chance to Dance” is a collaboration with Volunteers of America Lighthouse and provides classical ballet instruction and the opportunity to perform onstage in a professional quality production to children who might not otherwise have this opportunity. The year we have forty-two “Chance to Dance” participants from J.S. Clark Elementary and Forest Hill Elementary. Reserved seating for Peter & the Wolf  is available for $12.00 for adults and $2.00 for children 12 and under. General admission is available at the door. General admission is $10.00 for adults and FREE for children 12 and under. Reserved seating may be purchased for Peter & the Wolf  online by clicking here or by calling the SMB office at 318.221.8500.

Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet’s Aladdin is Sunday, April 10th at 3:00 pm at the Riverview Theater. Aladdin features an original score by Kermit Poling performed under his direction by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra.

Make a day of the ballet by purchasing tickets for our Aladdin Princess Tea! The Tea begins at 1:00 pm prior to the matinee performance of Aladdin and offers patrons a chance to meet costumed members of the Aladdin cast along with light refreshments before the show. Tickets for the Aladdin Princess Tea are available for $15.00 per person. A table for 8 can be reserved for $100.00

Tickets for Aladdin and the Aladdin Princess Tea can be purchased online by clicking here or by calling the SMB office at 318.221.8500. Tickets for Aladdin range in from $15.00 to $40.00.

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AUDITION NOTICE: Aladdin Minor Cast

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Click Here to Register for Aladdin Auditions

Minor cast auditions for Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet’s upcoming performance of Aladdin will be held Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Shreveport Dance Academy.

You must register online by clicking the link above to reserve an audition slot. Audition times are listed in the online registration form.

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