The State Ballet of Rhode Island Presents Herci Marsden's Coppélia

Enhance your holiday season with this Rhode Island Tradition – is a witty and enchanting classic story ballet that is considered one of the ballet world’s greatest comedy ballet.

60th Season - Commemorative Souvenir Program Book

This 60th season, we invite you to be a part of a special commemorative souvenir book! Yes, book number 60! This year’s book will be much larger (8.5 by 11) all with full color ads and of course photos from the past to the present showcasing many of SBRI’s historical events. With your ad sponsorship you will also receive a copy for your keeping.

Become a supporter of the State Ballet of Rhode Island!

This year we would like to offer you the option of selecting how your membership funds will be applied: i.e. Season Productions, Scholarships, Project Ballet in Education or General Operating Fund.  You also have a choice to make a donation in honor of someone’s memory. Your support is needed and greatly appreciated.  Please keep in mind that funds can be applied where you choose.

The State Ballet of Rhode Island Presents Giselle

In this mournful love story, the characters of Albrecht and Giselle connect to each audience member through the familiar human emotion of betrayal and its lawful confidante, forgiveness.

Project Ballet – Coffee Hours

Our Next Coffee Hour is November 23 @ 3:30PM

Artistic Director Herci Marsden invites you to join The State Ballet of Rhode Island’s Project Ballet Coffee Hour series, for an inside view of how a ballet is created.  Learn about tying pointe shoes, the training of a dancer and the  inspiration of a choreographer. See a visual performance while enjoying cheese and crackers, coffee and dessert!

Train at the Brae Crest School of Ballet

Train at the official school of the State Ballet of Rhode Island.  Since its inception the school has established a reputation of the highest standards in ballet education. Excellence in training, artistic integrity, technique, correct physical development and personal discipline are balanced with pure aesthetic vision, emphasizing the joy, beauty and tradition of classical ballet.

Diamond Jubilee Season Sponsors

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

Asia Grille

Cardi's Furniture & Mattresses

Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Research Foundation


Flames of Hope

October 5


December 6 & 7


April 3 & 4

60th Anniversary Gala

June 7

Support The State Ballet of Rhode Island

Support the longest standing semi-professional civic, regional ballet company in Rhode Island.

Train at the Brae Crest School of Ballet

The official school of The State Ballet of Rhode Island

Brae Crest School of Ballet offers year round programs for all ages and levels of experience. Classes are taught in ballet technique, pointe, character, pas de deux, ballet variations. Class levels are scheduled for pre-primary, beginners intermediate, advanced and professional.