2019-2020 Season

MBA's 2019-2020 performance season will include our very popular Nutcracker as well as an exciting new evening-length program in April of 2020.  In addition to these two productions, additional performances will be added throughout the academic year.

Peter and the Wolf

with the Kent Philharmonic Orchestra

St. Cecilia Music Center

October 25, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Michigan Ballet Academy will perform Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf in this fun-filled evening with the Kent Philharmonic Orchestra.

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

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The Nutcracker

Friday, December 6, 7:30PM
Saturday, December 7, 1PM and 4:30 PM
Sunday, December 8, 2:30 PM


at the Jenison Center for the Arts

The Michigan Ballet Academy proudly presents The Nutcracker! Featuring the Michigan Ballet Academy students, international dancer Francis Lawrence as the Nutcracker Prince, and the Grand Rapids girls’ choral academy, this unique and beautiful production will bring holiday cheer to the entire family. Join Clara in her enchanting adventure with feisty mice, dancing bonbons, the Sugar Plum Fairy and the brave Nutcracker prince!

Nutcracker Tea on Sunday, December 8 at 1:00 pm
at the Jenison Center For the Arts

Tea Party Tickets are $20 each (on sale soon). Purchase Tickets early as the Tea Party does sell out.

Tickets include lunch and desserts, story-telling, craft activity, photographs with characters and party favors.


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Spring Production

Details Coming Soon!

Jenison Center for the Arts

April 17 - 19, 2020