Issue No. 64
October 2017
SBC Trivia Night - THIS WEEKEND!

Saturday, November 4, 2017
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Trivia begins at 7:00 p.m.
Christ the King Parish Center
1930 Barberry Drive
$150 per team (tables of 10) -OR- $15 per person
Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, Heads or Tails, and Balloon Game!
Bring your own snacks! * Cash bar  * Mulligans will be sold

You can also pre-order a large pizza and have it there when you arrive! 
Seating is limited. Register today! 
To register and to also order your pizza, call Sally Hamilton at 217-544-1967 or  hamilton@springfieldballetco.org; or via PayPal by visiting our website HERE

Thank you for supporting the Springfield Ballet Company! 

Muni Mayhem

Springfield Ballet Company dancers had a THRILLING weekend performing in the Springfield Municipal Opera's Muni Mayhem, held October 26-28, 2017. 

We love collaborating with other local performing arts organizations in our community!

From all of us at SBC,

Happy Halloween!

Partners in Performance

Could you imagine a community without the arts?

We couldn't do what we do without your support.

Celebrating more than 40 years as the premiere dance company in central Illinois, the Springfield Ballet Company continues to fulfill a mission driven by artistic vision and dedication to our community.  The SBC provides valuable training for talented young dancers, high quality entertainment for patrons, and community outreach and education programs for schools and special groups.

Please consider the Springfield Ballet Company and our positive contributions to your family and community as we ask you to support us in our Partners in Performance campaign.

To make a donation now via PayPal, click HERE.

With sincere appreciation,

Springfield Ballet Company
Dancers, Staff and Board of Directors

Fundraising Night at Panera Bread for SBC

Help support  Springfield Ballet Company!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Panera Bread bakery-cafe
3101 W White Oaks Drive

Bring this flyer or show an electronic version to the cashier when you place your order on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, and Panera will donate a portion of the proceeds from your purchase to Springfield Ballet Company. 

It's a handcrafted, delicious meal, all for a great cause!

The Nutcracker, A Grand Holiday Tradition

Saturday, December 9, 2017
2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Sangamon Auditorium
Advance Tickets:
$33, $21 (youth 12 and under)

Day of Show:
$38, $26 (youth 12 and under)

Tickets: 217-206-6160 or
Presenting Sponsor:
Supporting Sponsor:
Landmark Automotive Group
Tickets are on sale now!

The Springfield Ballet Company proudly presents its 43rd annual production of  The Nutcracker.
The Nutcracker is a timeless holiday classic that follows Clara and her Nutcracker from a lavish Christmas party to a fierce battle with the evil Mouse King, then to a magical journey through the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets. The production features a cast of more than 130, including our Company dancers, local adult actors, young dancers from the community and professional guest artists.
Make The Nutcracker a part of your family's grand holiday tradition!

For more information, click HERE

To the POINTE... 

To the POINTE, the Springfield Ballet Company's e-newsletter, highlights what's happening throughout our season -- whether it be performances, dancer spotlights, community events, workshops, giving opportunities, special discounts or general announcements! We hope you enjoy receiving these updates.

And, if you love the information you are receiving, please forward our e-newsletter to a friend! 


All the best,


Julie Ratz, SBC Artistic Director
Sally Hamilton, SBC Administrative Director
Gina DeCroix Russell, SBC Ballet Mistress
Our Mission

The Springfield Ballet Company provides dance education and performances to enrich our community through the beauty, energy and diversity of dance.


Springfield Ballet Company
Hoogland Center for the Arts
420 S. Sixth Street
Springfield, IL  62701
217-544-1968 (fax)


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Upcoming Events:
Boys & Girls Clubs Ballet Outreach Program:
Fridays, ongoing through Fall and Spring
SBC Trivia Night:
November 4, 2017 

Fundraising Night at Panera Bread for SBC:
November 15, 2017 
SBC performs with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra:
November 18, 2017

Festival of Trees Performance:
November 25, 2017
The Nutcracker:
December 9 & 10, 2017
First Night Springfield Performance:
December 31, 2017
Leap into Lincoln at ALPLM:
February 20, 2018
Trainee and Boys & Girls Clubs Recital:
March 23, 2018
SBC's Girl Scouts Workshop:
March 24, 2018
Faerie Tale:
April 14 & 15, 2018

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