2018-2019 Season

MBA's 2018-2019 performance season will include our very popular Nutcracker as well as an exciting new evening-length program in April of 2019.  In addition to these two productions, additional performances will be added throughout the academic year.

KPO Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean

with the Kent Philharmonic Orchestra

St. Cecilia Music Center

October 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Michigan Ballet Academy will perform to the Pirates of Caribbean suite in this fun-filled evening with the Kent Philharmonic Orchestra. Join the community at St. Cecilia’s Music Center in some Halloween fun, including a costume contest starting at 6:00 pm.

Adults: $12
Students and seniors $6
Children under 10 free


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The Nutcracker

Click HERE to purchase Performance tickets! (if you have a discount code, click on the ‘Special Passcode’ button before seat selection)

Friday, November 30 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 1 at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm

Sunday, December 2 at 2:30 pm

Nutcracker Tea on Sunday, December 2 at 1:00 pm

Jenison Center for the Arts

All are welcome to join in the excitement of this holiday season tradition. Filled with battling soldiers and mice, shimmering snow, sweet dancing treats, and of course, Clara and the Nutcracker Prince.

We are excited to have the Grand Rapids Women's Chorus and Girls Choral Academy join us to sing at each of the Nutcracker performances this year!


MBA Spring Production

MBA will be presenting a new evening-length production in April of 2019.  Details to be posted soon!

  • Saturday, April 13 at 2:30 and 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, April 14 at 2:30 PM

Jenison Center for the Arts