West Michigan Youth Ballet

Join Us!

April 27 & 28, 2024

Step into a world of enchantment with the mesmerizing "Wizard of Oz Ballet." This timeless production transforms the classic tale into a breathtaking dance, where each twirl and leap brings the beloved characters to life in a magical display of grace and artistry. Follow Dorothy's journey down the yellow brick road, accompanied by the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion, as they encounter the Wicked Witch and the whimsical Wizard himself. With stunning choreography and dazzling costumes, the Wizard of Oz Ballet is a spellbinding experience that captivates audiences of all ages. Join us on a dance-filled adventure that transcends the boundaries of imagination and celebrates the power of friendship, courage, and the magic that lies within us all.

Nutcracker 2024 Auditions

Audition registration is now open for our 2024 production of The Nutcracker, and we want YOU to be a part of it! Join us for a journey through snowflakes, sweets, and swirling dances that will capture your imagination.
Whether you're a budding ballerina or a twirling talent, this is your chance to shine on stage! Click "begin my journey" to take your first step towards becoming a part of our Nutcracker family. Let the auditions begin, and let the magic unfold!

Mission & Vision

Fostering personal growth through self-expression, creativity & self-confidence


To provide an opportunity for young people to work under the direction of professional choreographer, as they prepare and present full-length ballets to the public.


To enhance the skills that these dancers receive through the study of ballet at their respective academies, as they experience the full preparation of a ballet performance, from inception to the stage performance.


To encourage young people to consider a career in dance and assist them in moving toward this goal, either in a professional dance capacity or by studying dance at a university level.

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

West Michigan Youth Ballet embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to provide a welcoming environment where students, artists, staff, board members and volunteers of all backgrounds learn, work and serve together. Diversity, equity and inclusion are instrumental in our mission. It is our responsibility to focus on the strengths which diversity, equity and inclusion bring to our organization and to those we serve.

WMYB is a Non-Profit

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