The Charleston Ballet

Charleston, WV

Since its debut performance in April 1956 under the skillful direction of founder Andre Van Damme, the Charleston Ballet has presented well over 175 original works as well as many traditional ballet stagings for West Virginia audiences. With a repertory that includes classical favorites, innovative contemporary works and interpretive folk styles, the Charleston Ballet has given West Virginia a unique cultural legacy. In 1972, the company was named the Official West Virginia State Ballet.

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