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Ballet Des Moines Returns To Live, Outdoor Performances

Courtesy of Ballet Des Moines
Ballet Des Moines will return to live, outdoor performance this weekend as they kick off their "Dance Into Spring" tour with stops in Des Moines, Iowa City and Muscatine.

The past year has been extremely difficult for performing arts organizations. Now a number of organizations are taking cautious steps towards performing again in safe ways.

Ballet Des Moines is launching their "Dance Into Spring" tour in collaboration with Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City. The tour includes outdoor performances in Des Moines, Iowa City and Muscatine this weekend. The "Dance Into Spring" tour is a financial supporter of Iowa Public Radio.

Joining host Charity Nebbe on this Talk of Iowa podcast are two dancers from Ballet Des Moines to talk about living through the pandemic as a live performance artist.


  • Amelia Grubb, dancer, Ballet Des Moines
  • Ben Rose, dancer, Ballet Des Moines
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River