Dance is a universal language which unites us, as human beings. This language breaks through barriers of race, ethnicity, religion, and gender. It unifies us, at the most basic level, creating a global form of communication which brings us together. Join us in recognizing the power of dance to transform lives, male and female, level socio-economic thresholds, and celebrate the gift of dance in our lives, and the positive impact it has on our communities.
In 2008, Bayer Ballet Company 501(c)3 was formed to to serve as a community service organization, committed to providing accessibility to the art and culture of the Vaganova method of classical ballet. Our mission is to enhance the cultural well-being of our community by creating equitable accessibility to the Vaganova method through educational and interactive events and world-class performances, which expose and explore the intricacies of this method; thereby, providing the purest experience and insights into this artform. We strive to cultivate and foster an appreciation and love for the artform, providing opportunities for emerging artists in our community to engage, educate and collaborate with world-renowned master artists.
Bayer Ballet Company is a registered 501©(3) non-profit corporation, tax ID 26-3414450.
Experience the philosophy and culture of the world's renowned Vaganova method. Gain an insider's perspective.
One component of the performance is a piece entitled, "The Class Concert," a work is based on the graduation performance of the Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy, School of Classical Ballet. In this piece you will obsereve dancers, of various ages and stages of their training, demonstrating the progression across various levels within the Vaganova System.
An excerpt from "The Young Lady and the Hooligan" ballet is an example of the acting skills and mime curriculum, integral to the Vaganova training, through which dancers are taught how to effectively communicate with the audience.
This presentation is a testament to the hard work of the dancers, who have chosen to embrace this method and the traditions of Vaganova.
Journey through “Enchanted Gardens,” as Bayer Ballet Company invites you to experience the beauty of "Naina’s Magical Garden" and "The Secret Garden" through elegantly choreographed divertissements from Opera Ruslan and Lyudmila, Ballet Le Corsaire, and more. Bayer Ballet Company Members and Special Guest Artists present the exquisite Russian Vaganova style in its purest form, within Classical, Neo-Classical and Character repertoire. This production will inspire the entire family, from the novice spectator to the seasoned dance enthusiast.
Sleeping Beauty Suite
Join Bayer Ballet in a celebration of selected masterpieces from the Ballet Sleeping Beauty! Performed by talented young performers, this shortened rendition of the original ballet is sure to wow. Enjoy a professional production put on by award winning students, set to the music of Tchaikovsky and to the choreography of Petipa.
Inspired by one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved fairytales, Bayer Ballet is proud to present "Snow Queen," a tale that that will warm your hearts and add magic to this holiday season!
Visually captivating and viscerally touching, this story ballet celebrates friendship, love and courage. When the Snow Queen's spell captures a young boy, his sister-friend Gerda sets out on a quest to save him. Follow little Gerda's difficult journey as her heart leads her through the deep waters of a magical river, an enchanted flower garden, a spectacular princess's palace, a forest filled with robbers, and the gleaming world of snow and ice that surrounds the Snow Queen's ice castle.
The Snow Queen (promotional video, 2019)
Bayer Ballet Company
A gift to Bayer Ballet Company makes an enormous difference to our dancers. Gifts provide funding for outreach performances, community classes, guest teachers, artists, costumes, and scholarship fund development.
Your gift is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law.
Please contact us at or call 650-988-9971 for more information.