Mission and Core Values

Our Mission

The Oakland Ballet Company provides accessible, relevant, and exciting dance that inspires and educates all ages of our diverse community.

Core Values

Diversity

Committing to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our organization.

Education

Providing impactful connections to the arts by presenting captivating dance education to students of the East Bay. 

Community

Engaging our community with relevant performances showcasing a diversity of genres from classical ballet to folklorico to street dance.

Accessibility

Performing in a variety of easily accessible and affordable venues throughout Oakland and the East Bay.

Excellence

Presenting vibrant new works by current choreographers representing the highest standards in performance art.

Inspiration

Challenging audiences to redefine the boundaries of classical ballet through partnerships with groundbreaking community artists.