2018 Ballet Under the Stars - Austin, TX

Ballet Under the Stars

Our season will close on June 1-2 (Rain Date June 3) as we present our annual event Ballet Under the Stars at the Zilker Hillside Theater. Beginning just before sundown, this Austin tradition is fun for the whole family and a great way to kick off your summer. Audience will enjoy original works created by the resident artists that span a variety of dance styles. Whether it's your first time at a dance performance or you are a seasoned patron of the arts, you will be amazed at the talent and creativity of our artists. During intermission the bucket is passed for donations and any amount is graciously accepted. Concessions are available.

Ballet Under the Stars

Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble is professional dance company comprised of dancers throughout the greater Austin area. The company consists of student artists and resident artists. The dancers are challenged to be versatile while also honoring their technical ballet foundation. Productions range from classical ballets such as The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty to original choreography in modern and jazz. Annually, they perform a free performance in Austin’s Zilker Park. The tradition of Ballet Under the Stars is one celebrated by thousands. The company was founded with the vision of seeing dancers grow throughout their careers and innovate the world of dance. Through masterful instruction, challenging choreography, and high caliber performance experiences, AMDE is working to change the shape of dance one dancer at a time.

If you are not able to attend but would still like to provide support for this special event please make an online donation.

Or you can also contribute towards our Facebook fundraiser here

This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.