THE STATE BALLET OF RHODE ISLANDArtistic director Herci Marsden

  • Partner With The Arts, Food, Beer and Wine Tasting Soiree and Grand Reopening of SBRI Rehearsal Studio

    The State Ballet of Rhode Island and Artistic Director, Herci Marsden invite you to attend the 13th Annual Partner with the Arts Event

  • Giselle - A timeless Love Story

    Artistic Director Herci Marsden and The State Ballet of Rhode Island present Giselle, a timeless love story, on March 18 & 19, 2016 at the Auditorium in Roberts Hall, RI College in Providence. 


  • Giselle

    The classical ballet "Giselle", this mournful love story, the characters of Albrecht and Giselle connect to each audience member through the familiar human emotion of betrayal and its lawful confidante, forgiveness. Through the breathtaking music od Adolphe Adam, Giselle is un unforgettable experience that exposes the raw human emotion that Herci Marsden has trained her dancers to explore through a theatrical performance that is beyond commends.

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  • Coppelia: An exciting ballet for the entire family!

    Memorable for music as well as dancing, Coppélia is ballet's great comedy... telling the story of lovely Swanhilda, a girl who pretends to be a doll in order to regain the affection of Frantz, her sweetheart. Coppélia also captures the gaiety of favorite European dance themes. The lively Czardas and Mazurka, and the elegant Valse will delight the young and the young at heart.

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  • Flames of Hope a Celebration of Life Weekend

    Join The State Ballet of Rhode Island, the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, and thousands of Rhode Islanders on October 3rd, 2015, 6:00pm at the statehouse in Providence, RI.

    SBRI dancers and the company's resident choreographer, Shana Fox Marceau, are delighted to share their passion for ballet and for their community as they portray what it really means to have Faith, Courage, Hope, Determination, and Strength in life's difficult situations. 

  • The State Ballet of Rhode Island Announces Its 56th Anniversary 2015/2016 Season!

    In their 56th performance season, The State Ballet of RI (SBRI) will continue to honor their title as Rhode Island’s longest civic, regional ballet company by inspiring their audiences with the classic taste of ballet, complemented by unforgettable entertainment. This year’s repertoire will ceaselessly relay to the community that to say ballet is merely a form of dance is an understatement.

  • Become a Member of The State Ballet of RI!

    This year, we would like to offer you the option of selecting how your membership funds will be applied: i.e. Season Productions, Scholarships, Project Ballet in Education or General Operating Fund. You also have a choice to make a donation in someone’s Memory. Your support is needed in many ways and funds can be applied at your discretion.

  • Interested in Taking a Ballet Class?

    The Brae Crest School of Classical Ballet was founded in 1958 by the Marsden family and is the official school of The State Ballet of Rhode Island. The month of September is our “Open House”! Call (401) 334-2560 or email for a day and time to visit.