The mission of the Charleston Ballet Theatre (CBT) is to perform and present a predominantly American repertoire of professional ballet and dance works of the highest quality to local, regional, and national audiences. Charleston Ballet Theatre strives to make the language of dance accessible to all people through its lively and entertaining presentation of orginal composition, performances of classical repertoire and masterwork choregraphy, and educational outreach, while fostering the creative ability and talent of its artists. Charleston Ballet Theatre carries out its mission in a manner that embraces the diversity of its audiences and community, and at all times manages its mission in a fiscally prudent and responsible manner.
A premiere professional dance company, which in addition to performing over 75 times each season in the Lowcountry, tours throughout the United States. CBT has assembled some of the finest dancers on the national and international scene and forged them into a company of outstanding repute. The company and its staff maintains a down-to-earth atmosphere that is a pleasure to interact with.