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Ballet Hartford (formerly Vivid Ballet) announces its 2018-2019 season. Performances will include Ballet Hartford Artistic and Executive Director Betsy McMillan’s “Handel: Messiah” as well as works by renowned choreographers including: Silas Farley of New York City Ballet, Stephen Pier former dancer with the Hamburg and Royal Danish Ballets, Michelle Thompson Ulrich of Ballet Austin and other leading artists according to a press release from the ballet company…..

White House Performance

Ballet Hartford

“I believe that the art of ballet has the power to elevate and magnify people, both dancers and audiences. It can uniquely incarnate spiritual joy. I am thrilled that the vision of Ballet Hartford is grounded in these truths.”

Silas Farley

New York City Ballet

“It has been an honor to work with the artists of Ballet Hartford. Along with their robust dancing, great skill, and clean lines, the company is very clear on their commitment to all that is “true, good and beautiful!” Under Betsy McMillan’s deft leadership, and vision this company is a welcomed voice in contemporary ballet.”

Stephen Rooks

Former Principal Dancer, Martha Graham Dance Company

“Elizabeth McMillan, Ballet Hartford Artistic Director, a force to be reckoned with. Her team of dancers at Vivid Ballet are not only exceptional artists, but artists of the utmost integrity, purely invested in the creative process, all while striving for world class excellence!”

Caleb Mitchell

Former dancer, Houston Ballet

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