First State Ballet Theatre

Delaware's Professional Ballet Company and School


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

Help us kick off our season at Wilmington’s historic Grand Opera House!

Meet company dancers and faculty, observe classes, and more!

-Classes for ages 4 and up

-Open Classes for Teens and Adults

-Boys Scholarships Program!



Kaitlyn Peterson

Kaitlyn Peterson is from Charlotte, North Carolina. She started dancing at age five with Charlotte Ballet, where she studied ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, pas de deux and character. Through the years, Kaitlyn has had the opportunity to study with Patricia McBride, Gelsey Kirkland, Suzanne Farrell and Ib Andersen. In 2015, she joined the School of Ballet Arizona under the direction of Carlos Valcárcel. After one year with the school, she was promoted to the Studio Company. This is her first season with First State Ballet Theatre. 



See Kaitlyn perform in our upcoming production

Romeo & Juliet

The Baby Grand Theater
Wilmington, DE
April 13-15

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For volunteer opportunities, contact us. 

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