News & Announcements

Eugene Ballet’s “Mowgli – The Jungle Book Ballet”

Ballet Northwest is excited to bring Eugene Ballet to Olympia to present “Mowgli – The Jungle Book Ballet” featuring professional dancers plus local dancers. Experience the spirited adventures of Mowgli as he befriends and grows up with Baloo the Bear, and battles the larger-than-life Shere Khan the Tiger and Kaa the Snake. An exotic retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s stories enjoyed by all ages, with fanciful costumes, masks, sets and world music that creates the magic of young Mowgli’s life in the jungle. Tickets are available at

Nutcracker auditions

Ballet Northwest’s Nutcracker auditions will be held on Saturday, September 23rd at Johansen Olympia Dance Center. Times are as follows: 3:00pm company (age 12+), 4:30pm (ages 8-10) and 6:00pm (community/non-company cast ages 11+.) No previous experience necessary although dancers must be eight years old by August 31st. Performances are December 8th-17th at the Washington Center. Click here for more information: Nutcracker Auditions single Flyer 2017-FINAL. Click here for the audition form: BNW Audition Form 2107.

Join the Fundraiser to create a new Kingdom of Snow & Land of the Sweets

We’re excited to announce that we’re launching a fundraising campaign to raise $50,000 to create new sets for the Kingdom of Snow and Land of Sweets scenes for Ballet Northwest’s 35th anniversary production of The Nutcracker next year.

Join the fundraising efforts. 

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