#FWBTogether

#FWBTogether – A way to be together even when we are apart

While Fort Wayne Ballet and the rest of the world works to “flatten the curve” of the global coronavirus pandemic, your Fort Wayne Ballet is still actively working to feed the spirit and spark the imagination through dance.

Join our weekly programming on our Facebook and Instagram platforms!

#MeetUsMonday — It’s an Instagram Takeover with one of our FWB Company dancers.

#TutuTuesday — Always a FUN video involving our dancers in their (often unseen) natural habitat.

#WorkoutWednesday — Join us from Noon to 12:15 PM (EST) on Facebook Live for a 15-minute workout with a dancer.

#TBT — Everyone’s favorite Throwback Thursday with our dancers and game of “Guess Who!”

#FridayFeels — Check in for a freshly posted, newly choreographed piece of work.

#SaturdaySpecial — A regular schedule of: Facebook Live from Noon to 12:15 PM (EST) … and a rotation of either (A) Story time with a ballet dancer + a 5-minute creative movement session … or (B) a How-To video on ballet tips.


Week of May 25th

“A Memorial Day Tribute”Fort Wayne Ballet honors all those brave, courageous, and selfless men and women that gave their lives in defense of this country. Dancer, David Claypoole choreographs a tap tribute.

Fort Wayne Ballet dancers and staff want to thank our audiences, donors, and fans for their support during our 63rd Season! See all the faces of Fort Wayne Ballet in this special Thank You video.

Week of May 18th

#MeetUsMondayRachel Aron took us through her day. Instagram Story (available for 24 hours)

#TutuTuesday — No day is complete without a proper bedtime routine! Our final #TutuTuesday video shows how to prepare for a restful and successful night of beauty sleep.

#WorkoutWednesdayTalbot Rue helps tone and strengthen your body with a fun circuit workout!

#TBTThrowback Thursday: Perhaps the cutest day of the week with our dancers and a game of “Guess Who!”

#FridayFeelsTatum Farlow premiers “unhurried” – her first Fort Wayne work.

#SaturdaySpecial — Dancer, Lindsay Navarre, takes us to the Land of the Sweets! There is even fun commentary by her son, Mason. Enjoy story time of “The Nutcracker” through the eyes of Lindsay and Mason!!


Week of May 11th

#MeetUsMondayCailin Kluttz took us through her day! Instagram Story (available for 24 hours)

#TutuTuesday — We have broadened our horizons this #TutuTuesday to combat cabin fever with a few outdoor sports! For some, this comes naturally….

#WorkoutWednesdayTatum Farlow fires up the whole body with a fun cardio/toning series!

#TBT — Throwback Thursday: Perhaps the cutest day of the week with our dancers and a game of “Guess Who!”

#FridayFeels — As tonight would have been opening night of Progressions, we present two new choreographic works:

“In Jest” by Leah Wolfe

This piece explores the beauty in and around our city of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

“Somewhere to Nowhere” by Babette Lam

Doors opening and closing like our thoughts getting tired and stuck, left alone with what we often try to cover up. Hoping and wishing but not knowing when we’ll get to leave our new nowhere to open the doors to our old somewhere.”

#SaturdaySpecial — This week dancer, Alexandra Chumney, takes us through her tips and tricks for two versions of a PERFECT French Twist.

Bonus Footage: After your french twist tutorial, join Rena Bernardini for a Healthy Oat Crêpes!


Week of May 4th

#MeetUsMondayBabette Lam takes us through her day! Instagram Story (available for 24 hours)

#TutuTuesday — We can’t FURget about the furry pals that keep us company during quarantine. This #TutuTuesday goes out to the little heroes that make us smile.

#WorkoutWednesday —Dancer, Brandon Penn, turned up the tunes and gave us a perfect full body workout!

#TBTThe cutest day of the week with our dancers and a game of “Guess Who!”

#FridayFeelsJordan Stevens presents her innovative new work “scrubbies.”

#SaturdaySpecial — Dancer, Hayley McRoy, will read “The Sleeping Beauty” and will then lead a 5-minute creative movement class.


Week of April 27th

#MeetUsMondayJessica Humphrey takes us through her day! Instagram Story (available for 24 hours)

#TutuTuesday — During quarantine, our cars have gotten a bit lonely! So we decided to give them a little TLC. #TutuTuesday: Car Edition

#WorkoutWednesdayMara Gordon touches on arms, legs, and abs this week! Mara’s Workout

#TBT — Everyone’s favorite Throwback Thursday with our dancers and game of “Guess Who!”

#FridayFeels“Digitally Stitched” by Saki Morimoto is Fort Wayne Ballet’s second choreographic work created in isolation.

#SaturdaySpecial — Dancer, Jordan Stevens, takes us through her tips and tricks for a PERFECT performance bun. Then, she even shows us a fun braid that is great for class or the grocery.


Week of April 20th

#MeetUsMondayAlexandra Chumney takes us through her day. Instagram Story (available for 24 hours)

#TutuTuesday — It is important to keep your house spick and span while in quarantine! Watch our cleaning video to learn how to clean with poise and efficiency.

#WorkoutWednesday — Dancer, Sam Booth, torches our abs and arms! Click for Sam’s Workout.

#TBT — Everyone’s favorite: Throwback Thursday. See our dancers as kids. And play “Guess who!”

#FridayFeelsClick to view “Familiar Distance” – our first choreographic work created in isolation.

With the current status of the world, our spirit for dance can only shine brighter. We stepped out of our comfort zones and into the sun so we could dance with each other, like we used to do everyday. Hence the title: ‘Familiar Distance.’ Though we are far from one another, our love for our art brings us together.” – Choreographer and Dancer, Jocelyn Magons

#SaturdaySpecial — This week dancer, Amanda Carrick, takes us to the Fairy World and leads us through “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and a creative movement class. Click for Story Time

Bonus Footage — Compliment your “Night at the Ballet (at home)” with Puck’s Popcorn! Click for Popcorn Video

Bonus Footage — Enhance your movie night by creating “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Sponge Butterfly. Click for Craft Video


Week of April 13th

#TutuTuesday — Look in as our dancers stir up something new. View our Cooking Video

#ThursdayThrill — How thrilling are THREE weddings at once? Act 2 of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is just that! Enjoy a #ThursdayThrill with one of the most iconic wedding marches.

#FridayFeels — It’s your #FridayFeels featuring Hermia. Let this sprightly solo and music take you away from snow in April…to a warm “midsummer” night.