Shoe Drive – Knot a Regular Fundraiser

August 1 – September 1

Join IBT in a shoe drive! Donations of gently worn, used and new shoes will be accepted. The amount of money raised is determined by the total weight of the shoes collected.

All donated shoes will be redistributed to microenterprise partners through Funds2Orgs, a for profit social enterprise, and used in developing nations for impoverished people to start their own businesses.  Learn more: Microenterprise_Presentation

Help us help and help others! Start cleaning out your closets — this is a great back to school project. Ask us for an official Shoe Drive Bag, then fill the bag August 1-September 1 with your gently used shoes. September 1-15 arrange for drop-off of your filled Shoe Bags with IBT by emailing or calling our studio 219.755.4444.

Merrillville Studio – 8888 Louisiana, Merrillville, IN

DeMotte Studio — 202 5th Avenue NE, DeMotte, IN.

Need curbside drop-off? No problem. Give us a call to schedule your drop-off.

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Call us: 219.755.4444


M&R Rush Out of the Basement 2021 Tour

Tomfoolery Productions LLC, in conjunction with the Indiana Ballet Theatre, is pleased to present rock legend M&R Rush as they continue their “Out of The Basement” 2021 concert tour! Please join us on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 7:30 PM for an evening of incredible music at the beautiful Central Park Plaza – Northwest Health Amphitheater in downtown Valparaiso, IN. LEARN MORE ABOUT M&R RUSH
Your support helps provide programming and outreach for children in underserved throughout Lake and Porter Counties.

Donation: $10 (cash bar) | 21+ event | No outside coolers permitted.

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IBT Golf Fundraiser – rescheduled more info coming soon!

It’s time to TAP, TAP, TAP IT IN for the CAC (Classical Arts Centre)! Round up your favorite foursome and join us on the green at Youche Country Club for IBT’s annual golf outing. This year’s theme honors the 25th Anniversary of the movie “Happy Gilmore.” Don’t miss out on a day of FUNDRAISING, FUN, AND SPORT!

Youche Country Club, 2301 W. 129th Place, Crown Point, IN


The Nutcracker

Nutcracker 2021

Join us for everyone’s favorite holiday tradition – The Nutcracker!  Check back with us for locations and dates.

The Nutcracker 2021 Auditions

Fall 2021 – check back for dates and times

The Nutcracker 2020 DVD $25

Call IBT Main Office to order your copy of the Nutcracker 2020 219.755.4444



2021 Kids Dance Camp

Calling all TROLLS! The kids won’t want to miss this year’s rockin’ & trollin’ Kids Camp! A memorable, fun packed week of dancing, crafting, and snacking. Dance Camp week ends with a performance for families and an ice-cream social. July 12-16 | Ages 5-11.

Merrillville Studio: Monday-Friday| 11am-3pm

DeMotte Studio: Monday-Friday | 4pm-7pm

Fee: $100/child (Early Bird Registration fee $95 by June 12)

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“Opal Rey Trinity” A Tribute to Molley Renee Lanham

a Kaliedoscope Production

Come and join us on Saturday, June 19th at the historic Hoosier Theatre in Whiting, IN for our annual Kaliedoscope Production, Opal Rey Trinity: “A Tribute to Molley Renee Lanham.” Choreographed by her sister, Lindsey, this is a moving and beautiful tribute. Our IBT Company, ranging from our pre-professional, adult professional dancers, and alumni are honored to present this very special, heart-full Kaliedoscope.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Molley Renee Lanham Foundation.

Hoosier Theatre, Whiting, IN

Saturday, June 19 | 1pm, 4pm & 7pm



Our spring performance is a favorite — Cinderella.  Cinderella is a comedic classical ballet choreographed by Rostislav Zakharov to music composed by Sergei Prokofiev.  Watch this fairy tale ballet come to life with Cinderella, Prince Charming, Fairy Godmother and the crazy step sisters, Esme and Theodora. Don’t miss our talented cast in this magical, memorable performance.