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Ballet Wichita Director Talks Nutcracker Auditions

Check out Alex’s interview on Good Morning KAKEland! He talks about wanting to create a “traditional, classical and magical” Nutcracker, and details on our auditions.

Ballet Wichita Hires High-Profile Dancer to Direct, Create Shows

Ballet Wichita on Wednesday announced it has hired Alex Ossadnik as its new artistic director. The position had been vacant since longtime artistic director Jill Landrith retired in [...]

Nutcracker Ballet Parties

Earlier this month, we hosted our annual Nutcracker Tea Party. We ended up doing a breakfast and a lunch to accommodate more party guests. The morning was filled [...]

Pierce, DeSpain, Roe Connect Derby to The Nutcracker

For over 40 years, Ballet Wichita Theatre has performed “The Nutcracker” every Christmas season. While attending the show has become a tradition for many, junior Camille Pierce’s tradition [...]

Longtime Ballet Wichita Director Announces Retirement

Jill Landrith, who has led Ballet Wichita as artistic director for 20 years, announced her retirement this week. Landrith said she is stepping down from the position to [...]

PHOTOS: Ballet Wichita Performs “The Nutcracker” in McPherson

Ballet Wichita will be performing “The Nutcracker” this weekend at Century II. Over 150 dancers, along with a hundred volunteers put on the production every year. Last weekend, [...]

Meet the Girls Who Will Dance as Clara

If you’re a little girl taking ballet class in Wichita, December arrives with one dream. Becoming Clara. But each year, only three young dancers are chosen to perform [...]

Ballet Wichita Performed ‘Alice in Wonderland’ on Saturday

The Ballet Wichita traveled to Wellington, Saturday evening to perform “Alice in Wonderland” to a crowd of Wellington people as part of the “Fall Ballet in the Park.” [...]

Ballet Wichita to Perform in Mulvane

Over 40 dancers from Ballet Wichita will perform in the Ballet in the Park production of “Alice in Wonderland” to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the story. Performances [...]

Ballet In the Park’s Different Venues Keep Dancers On Their Toes

Nearly 300 people gathered in an Augusta park to watch dancers perform a “Snow White” ballet on Saturday. Despite on-and-off-again rain and muddy grass, the performance dodged Saturday’s [...]

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