Ballet Under the Stars

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Ballet Under the Stars allows the Lexington community to experience a night of professional ballet in the unique setting of Woodland Park.


Aug. 1 – 4, 2019
Preshow: 8 p.m. | Main Curtain: 9 p.m. 

$8 per person (sales tax included); children 3 & under are admitted for free 

Woodland Park
601 E. High St.
Lexington, Ky. 

About Ballet Under the Stars

At this unique event, audiences experience a night of professional ballet, complete with stage, lighting and costumes in the unique setting of Woodland Park. 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, please call (859) 288-2925.

Preshow Audition Application

Ballet Under the Stars Preshow

This year’s preshow production will be Princess Vignettes. 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.

Learn about the Ballet Tea Parties.


If you'd like to a food vendor for our Ballet Under the Stars production, please fill out our vendor application below.

Food vendor application