Festival Ballet is the performing semi-professional
ballet company in residence at the Academy of Ballet &
Dance Arts and the Woodlands Dance Academy.
As an independent 501 c-3 arts organization, founded by
Artistic Director Deborah Rayburn in July 1995, our
mission is to enlighten and entertain audiences with
classical and contemporary presentations, provide
performance experience for advanced level ballet
students, and encourage and promote the art of dance in
Festival Ballet provides quality performances to
audiences and acts as a haven to talented young local
dancers and as a magnet to national and international
talents. Festival Ballet is committed to artistic
excellence in its performances and to the highest
quality training in its instruction.
Celebrating 28 years as a performing organization, Festival Ballet continues to
delight audiences with consummate performances. From
excellence on stage to outreach in local schools and the
community, Festival Ballet is honored to be a part of
the culture of our community.
Summer Workshop 2023