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 (performances each night)
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 Ballet Tea Parties below.

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