COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Since it’s conception, being a part of the community has been a principal component of Ballet Theatre of Scranton.   Ballet Theatre performs at many community events including

  • Annual appearance at La Festa Italiana of Lackawanna County
  • Annual performance at The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic Holiday Concerts
  • Annual performance at The Parade of the Wooden Soldiers at The Santa Parade
  • The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce SAGE awards
  • Susan G. Komen Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Broadway Theatre League of NEPA
  • 150th lightening of the times tower
  • Columbus day dinner
  • Colombus Day Parade in NY
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • Veteran’s Day Show at Lackawanna College
  • The Century Club of Scranton 100th Anniversary
  • Local radio and television stations
  • American Heart Association Ball
  • Scranton’s First Friday
  • Scranton’s Sesquicentennial 150th Anniversary

The Company is committed to playing an important role in arts education:

  • Since 1998 the Company’s production of The Nutcracker has offered educational performances to over 15,000 school students.
  • Pennsylvania Council of the Arts, where Artistic Director Joanne Arduino represents Ballet Theatre of Scranton as a rostered artist.
  • The Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit #19, the company works extensively in the school districts throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne and Susquehanna counties presenting their “Discovering Dance Program” and residencies of “Just Dancin’ Broadway”‘ and “Children’s Holiday Dance Theatre”.
  • Ballet Theatre of Scranton has conducted numerous lecture series at the University of Scranton, Keystone College, and Marywood University, and Lackawanna College .
  • Regional private and public high school productions.