Dearborn Ballet Theatre
Dearborn Ballet Theatre was founded in 1978 by Loni Lane, Artistic Director. The Dearborn Ballet Theatre is the only ballet company in the area that is a non-profit organization and is open to dancers from all over the metropolitan Detroit area. It has performed with The Dearborn Symphony Orchestra, and The Livonia Symphony Orchestra. The Company, in addition to the Nutcracker Ballet, has performed for numerous city and state functions. Its repertoire includes classical ballets, Swan Lake, Coppelia, Cinderella, Pas De Quatre, A Mid-Summer Nights Dream, Paquita, Stars and Stripes and other modern works. Many former members have gone on to professional careers in dance with ballet companies, Broadway, Disney, Busch Garden, touring companies and teaching careers.