CBT’s current mission is to engage, entertain, and educate its audience through the dynamic medium of dance. CBT works to provide Greenville with resident professional dancers who are dedicated to creating rich educational opportunities in dance for all segments of its Upstate audience. CBT will provide professional performances, masterclasses, and quality educational programs for participants to experience the joy and magic of live dance regardless of financial or socioeconomic barriers.
Carolina Ballet Theatre is COMMITTED to INCLUSION, COMMUNITY, PROGRAMMING & ARTISTRY. CBT uses the dynamic medium of dance to shine a light on social challenges that impact our community and help unify through the arts. Founded in 1972, Carolina Ballet Theatre is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and serves as Greenville’s resident professional dance company at The Peace Center.
CBT’s mission is to engage, educate and entertain its audiences through the dynamic medium of dance. Over the past 47 years, CBT has become a significant contributor to Greenville’s vibrant arts culture through the generous support of donors and patrons.
Thanks to CBT’s committed Guild volunteers, patrons, supporters, and individual and corporate sponsors, the company celebrated 45 years during the 2016-2017 season. Its exciting 47th season. includes a continued updating of our holiday classic, The Nutcracker: Once Upon A Time in Greenville, along with fall and spring performances at The Peace Center’s Gunter Theatre.