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.



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  • Grand Opera House 818 North Market Street Wilmington, DE (map)

About the Show

The world premiere of Irene, a vampire-themed ballet, on the mainstage of the Grand. This is an all-Delaware show with an exciting original score from guitarist, composer and teacher Shaun Dougherty; choreography from FSBT's Alex Buckner; live music including a symphonic string section, percussionists, pianist, guitar soloist and conductor.

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Earlier Event: February 7
Up Front with FSBT
Later Event: April 12