First State Ballet Theatre

Delaware's Professional Ballet Company

First State Ballet Theatre, Delaware’s professional ballet company, presents full length ballets and mixed-repertory programs throughout the state, commissions new choreography from internationally renowned choreographers, offers performing opportunities to aspiring dancers, and educates the Delaware dance audience of the future.

Headquartered in Wilmington's beautiful and historic Grand Opera House, First State Ballet Theatre performs under the artistic direction of Kirov-trained Pasha Kambalov.



2018 Open House

Saturday, August 18   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join us in our studios in Wilmington's Grand Opera House and help us  kick off the 2018-2019 season!  

This is a great chance to learn more about our programs or reconnect with your friends from FSBT! Stop by our studios at the Baby Grand on level 3R and you can:

  • Register for classes
  • Meet our faculty
  • Observe classes and rehearsal
  • Purchase your student's dancewear at a discount from the Brandywine Dance Shoppe
  • Have a pointe shoe fitting with a representative from Gaynor Minden.
  • Try a free Open Class (ages 13 and up) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • And more!

For more info, call 302-658-7897 x3851 or email

Images from FSBT's 2016 Open House by Tisa Della-Volpe.