Ballet Under the Stars

Ballet Under the Stars, Lexington's premier outdoor dance celebration, allows the community to experience a night of professional ballet in a new location this year – Moondance Amphitheater. 


For the 2020 show, public tickets will not be available. This event has been reimagined to allow for children to have a safe option to dance and perform. Only parents will be permitted to spectate and social distancing will be enforced. (Note: Professional dancers will not be performing this year.)



No public shows will be available for the 2020 show. 


About Ballet Under the Stars

At this unique event, audiences experience a night of professional ballet, complete with stage, lighting and costumes at a new location this year – Moondance Amphitheater. The event begins with a pre-show youth production at 8 p.m. The main show featuring professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre begins at 9 p.m.

Please bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Patrons may pack a picnic dinner or buy concessions onsite. For more information, call (859) 288-2925.

Ballet Under the Stars Preshow

This year’s preshow production will be Princess Vignettes ll. The preshow is a wonderful chance for young dancers from all area dance schools to come together in Kentucky’s premier outdoor ballet event. This is truly a community production and an excellent opportunity to showcase the young talent and quality dance instruction of central Kentucky.

Preshow Audition Application

Learn about Ballet Tea Parties below.

Ballet Tea Parties