Ballet 5:8, a professional performance company and 503-(c)-3 nonprofit organization, is to employ artistic ingenuity, innovation and excellence as we celebrate the exchange of ideas in the creative realm. Our commitment is to the ongoing creation and performance of new works that explore thoughtful ideas and stories and ultimately connect audiences to breathtaking dance.
“I feel like joy is contagious, and this ballet is rooted so deeply in seeing the beauty of those around us.” - Company Artist, Olivia Kruse
“Butterfly captures the importance of every human life through a story that will leave you both challenged and encouraged.” - Company Artist, Emily Ratkos
“There are a lot of people out there today who view the world as a hopeless place. There is a lot of darkness out there, but that's when hope shines brightest.” - Company Artist, Libby Dennen