Ballet Arts Ensemble
Cathleen Huling , Artistic Director

Training at Ballet Arts School of Dance


The Magical Toy Shop and The Skaters 2012

Photos by Gary Goodsell

Mission Statement 
The mission of Ballet Arts Ensemble, Inc., of Kalamazoo (BAE), a youth ballet company, is to provide educational and performing opportunities for its members while perpetuating the art of dance with an emphasis in ballet.

Brief History  
Ballet Arts Ensemble is a nonprofit, youth ballet company, established in 1982 by Jerre James and Bette Joachimi.  With the retirement of Jerre James in 2001, ballet mistress Cathleen Huling became BAE's artistic director. 

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2013–2014 SEASON

Nutcracker 2013 (Kalamazoo)
with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, December 7 ● 2 and 7 pm
Sunday, December 8 ● 2 pm
Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo

Nutcracker (Battle Creek)
Saturday, December 14 ● 7:30 pm
with the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra
W.K. Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek

Spring Concert
Saturday, March 29 ● 2 and 7 pm
Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo

See BAE fundraisers for details about our fundraising events.


Ballet Arts Ensemble
2018 Rambling Road
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
Phone & Fax: 269.345.3433

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