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MB Grad’s Conversation with the Marin IJ…..

Each Spring Marin Ballet graduates compose a letter to the school with reflections about their experiences during the years of training spent in the studios of 100 Elm Street.  This

Happy 58: Marin Ballet is Here to Stay!

Marin Ballet transitioned from a privately-owned ballet school to an arts non-profit in 1963.  This was innovative thinking at the time here in Marin County.   We were gifted 100 Elm

Happy 58: We’ve always been in it together!

This past year changed how we connect but not how we feel about one another, nor what connects us.  Marin Ballet is a shared communal identity that spans generations.  Ours

Happy 58: New norms and timeless passion

Over the past 23 years, Artistic Director Cynthia Lucas – a Marin Ballet alumna herself –has honored the accomplishments of founder Leona Norman by contributing her own clarity of vision

Happy 58: 100 Elm is ready and waiting!

Thanks to the vision and determination of key founding members of the MB community – notably Phyllis and Max Thelen – we are fortunate to own our beloved facility here

Happy Birthday to Us!

It’s not rhetoric when we talk about generations of alumni – particularly when our pre-history goes back to 1950.  At age 56, we have lifetimes of alumni relationships that are

Nutcracker Surprise is no surprise

Underneath the hubbub of rehearsals, production specs, and marketing for Marin Ballet’s Nutcracker, there is a project that quietly marches with us into the theater each year……..Nutcracker Surprise.  The concept

David’s Keys and Connections

It was a wonderful gathering!  Music Director David Shepard’s retirement send-off on October 6th was a heartfelt reminder of what it is we collectively enjoy about being a part of