Ballet Under the Stars, Lexington’s premier outdoor dance celebration, allows the community to experience a night of professional ballet at Woodland Park.

22 Ballet Under the Stars


Aug. 4 – 7, 2022 (performances each night)
Preshow: 8 p.m. | Main Curtain: 9 p.m. 

$8 per person; children 3 and under are admitted for free 
Woodland Park


About Ballet Under the Stars

At this unique event, audiences experience a night of professional ballet, complete with stage, lighting and costumes in the unique setting of Woodland Park. The event begins with a pre-show youth production at 8 p.m. This year’s preshow production will be A Night at the Circus featuring music form The Greatest Showman soundtrack. The main show featuring professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre begins at 9 p.m.

Please bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Patrons may pack a picnic dinner or buy concessions onsite. For more information, please call (859) 288-2925.

Ballet Under the Stars Preshow

The Ballet Under the Stars preshow is a children’s ballet and community ballet theater featuring young dancers from Lexington and surrounding counties. This year’s preshow production will be A Night at the Circus featuring music form The Greatest Showman soundtrack.

In addition to the children’s ballet, we also have specially themed tea parties each year before the show. Learn more about this year’s Night at the Circus tea parties below:


Big Top Tea Parties

Woodland Park

August 5, 2022  6 pm – 7 pm 
August 6, 2022  6 pm – 7 pm
Tickets $15


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