Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance

Wilmington Ballet/Academy of the Dance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing superior arts education to foster discipline, self actualization, and confidence for the enrichment of communities in the state of Delaware, and surrounding regional areas. Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance welcomes everyone regardless of training, race, age, gender or orientation.

$17,945 raised from 131 donors

$10,000 goal

Wilmington Ballet/Academy of the Dance premiered "The Nutcracker Experience" (photo above) for patrons to celebrate the 2020 holiday season safely from home.  This is a moment from a scene that was performed and live streamed from the Delaware Art Museum on Thursday, December 10, 2020.
 
By supporting WBAD's  DoMore24 Campaign you are helping students foster discipline, confidence, poise and commitment through the study of dance.  WBAD's continued passionate work provides exceptional dance training that is well rounded and career focused providing professional experience and opportunities for students to perform on stage with world class artists and live music.

An integral part of WBAD's mission is to make our performances and exceptional instruction available to students who may not otherwise have the financial means to study dance.  So in the spirit of this DoMore24Delaware event Wilmington Ballet/ Academy of the Dance will sponsor  and deliver complimentary ticket links for our upcoming Virtual Spring Showcase to each Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware's 44 locations where administrators will be able to host "watch parties" for their participants.

Your donation makes a difference!

Make a donation of $25 or more to Wilmington Ballet/ Academy of the Dance during the DoMore24 campaign and  you will receive 1 advance ticket to WBAD's Virtual Spring showcase and 1 dance class.


BEHIND THE SCENES - (click the YouTube link below):
The virtual Nutcracker Experience featured 6 evenings of fun family friendly activities, live and pre-recorded performances, featuring distinguished alumni, students, community members and guest artists.

Appearances and Performances included:
Academy of the Dance alumni - Akua Parker, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
Georgina Pazcoguin - New York City Ballet
Amanda Smith and Anthony Santos - Dance Theater of Harlem
The Voloshky Ukranian Dance Ensemble
The McAleer Paulson School of Irish Dance
Stage Lights Dance Academy

About Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance

Mission: Wilmington Ballet/Academy of the Dance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing superior arts education to foster discipline, self actualization, and confidence for the enrichment of communities in the state of Delaware, and surrounding regional areas. Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance welcomes everyone regardless of training, race, age, gender or orientation.