Congratulations to BTC Dancer Leah Danek – A very young finalist at the Indianapolis International Ballet Competition 2015

June 15th, 2015  / Author: Jane Weiner

Leah Danek Indianapolis Monthly photo shoot

Congratulations,  Ballet Theatre of Carmel at Performer’s Edge dancer Leah Danek who was one the youngest female finalists to pass to Round 3 ofIndianapolis City Ballet ’s Indianapolis International Ballet CompetitionJune 11- 14, 2015.

Here is a photo of Leah by Eduardo Torres  from a recent article about the competition in the June 2015  Indianapolis Monthly Magazine.


copy/paste the link above for the full article.

Ballet Theatre of Carmel Presents: The Sleeping Beauty

April 28th, 2015  / Author: Jane Weiner



beauty image for website


Featuring Guest Artist Ogulcan Borova of the Joffrey Ballet as Prince Desire

borovaolgucan photo

Date:  Saturday May 9, 2015

2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Frederic M. Ayers Auditorium - Park Tudor School Campus (7200 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240)

Tickets:  $10.00 Children, $15.00 Students, $20.00 Adults

Call: or contact Karen Gelb at 317-353-2329 or e-mail

or charge by phone at: 317-573-8085

Ballet Theatre of Carmel’s Youth America Grand Prix 2015 Update

February 26th, 2015  / Author: Jane Weiner
in Swanilda's Act I Variation from Coppelia for YAGP

in Swanilda’s Act I Variation from Coppelia for YAGP

Congratulations to

BTC member Leah Danek

First Place Winner

Pre-Competitive Classical Category at the YAGP Chicago Semi Finals

Leah has been invited to the NYC  Final Rounds of Competitions  in April of 2015

The Nutcracker Comes to the Heart of Downtown Carmel!

September 13th, 2014  / Author: Jane Weiner




Ballet Theater of Carmel Presents:

The Nutcracker 

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Carmel High School Auditorium

with special guests from the Carmel High School Ambassadors


Kids Dance Outreach

2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.


Adults: $25.00, Children 10 and under $15.00

20% discount available for students 11 and older when you present your Student ID

10% discount for groups of 10 attendees and above.

Contact:  Karen (Box office volunteer)  at 317-353-2329 ( or

Charge by phone: (317) 573-8085 (Performer’s Edge Main Office)


Open House! You are cordially invited!

August 4th, 2014  / Author: Jane Weiner


Where – Performer’s Edge Studios – 12955 Old Meridian Street

When – Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 2:00 –  7:00 p.m.

Come see the studios, view an open class/rehearsals and have all of your questions answered.

Performer’s Edge School of Dance(Home of Ballet Theatre of Carmel) is

Is  Now Enrolling for School Year 2014-2015

Summer Classes at Ballet Theatre of Carmel at Performer’s Edge

June 11th, 2014  / Author: Jane Weiner


 BTC Summer schedule 2014

Ballet for July 2014


information call- 317-573-8085

or e-mail

( Schedule subject to change contingent on enrollment)



Knights & Princesses             3-6 Yrs Old     July 14-18       5 Days/12.5 Hrs.         9:30-12:00      $125   



Weekly Ballet  Classes

July 8 – July 31, 2014   (4 Weeks)


Ballet Class                          Level s 4, 5, 6               4:30-6:00         Tuesday, Thursday

Pointe Class                                                                    6:00-6:30

Ballet Class                             Level 7, 8, 9                6:30-8:00         Tuesday, Thursday

Pointe                                                                                 8:00-8:30         Tuesday, Thursday


And Additionally we offer our

Friday. a.m. “Light Ballet” 

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Suitable for Intermediate/Advanced Ballet students

July 11 – 25 

(Note: $20.00 per class. The payment method is different for the “Light Ballet” . Please ask the instructor about payment at the time of class.)

Fees – Purchase Class Tickets  – Use tickets anytime within the 2014  Summer Session

90 Minute/Per Class – $20.00            120 Minute/Per Class – $30.00 (Ballet & Ponte)

Make sure you sign the student’s name on each ticket and give to the instructor before each class – these will be our attendance records

information call- 317-573-8085

or e-mail

( Schedule subject to change contingent on enrollment) 

Fall Semester 2014/2015

 Begins in August following the Carmel/Clay School Calendar 








Congratulations to Avery Held

May 24th, 2014  / Author: Jane Weiner

Bon Voyage to Avery Held who will be a Freshman in High School next year.  Avery has been accepted on scholarship to the prestigious Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick, Ma. beginning school year 2014/2015.   Avery’s aim is to have a career  as a professional ballet dancer and we at Ballet Theatre of Carmel wish her all the best and look forward to her return visits to our studios.

Avery for facebook

Celebrating our 2014 Graduate

April 27th, 2014  / Author: Jane Weiner

Congratulations and Bon Voyage to Ballet Theatre of Carmel Company member Emily Bain.  Emily danced the role of Odile in Swan Lake for the 2014 BTC production of Swan Lake. Emily has been a member of BTC for the past four years. She has danced many roles including the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Firebird.

Ballet Theatre of Carmel wishes Emily the best as she prepares to head off to the University of Kansas where she will double major in pharmacy and dance.


Ballet Theatre of Carmel – Spring Production 2014

March 25th, 2014  / Author: Jane Weiner

SwanLake - final edit  - low rez for on line use

Congratulations to the Cast of BTC Nutcracker 2013

December 16th, 2013  / Author: Jane Weiner

Thank you to all who made Nutcracker 2013 such a lovely production

A salute to the Carmel High School Ambassador Cast members and Kids Dance Outreach Cast members!

More photos coming soon at our facebook page:  Ballet Theatre of Carmel at Performer’s Edge

screen shot BTC Nutcracker 2013 curtain call

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