Create. Collaborate. Engage.

 

I launched Post:Ballet in 2010 with a vision to facilitate creative exploration, experimental collaboration, and artistically driven programming that engages both artists and audiences in new and meaningful ways.

Over the last ten years, we’ve grown into a company that consistently defies expectations. The community of Post:Ballet is passionate about taking risks, pursuing curiosity, and presenting unique performance experiences that connect us as individuals and as a collective.

As the official company of Berkeley Ballet Theater, Post:Ballet is inspired to continue redefining what “ballet” is and who it is for, using classically-based technique as a means, and not an end, to artistic expression. By providing a space where creative minds working in diverse mediums can engage with the visceral, kinetic art form of dance to share their unique perspectives with others, Post:Ballet is committed to continuing is mission to present work that is “decidedly daring and anything but risk averse” (SF Chronicle).

Thank you for being a part of the Post:Ballet family. I look forward to continuing to grow together as we enter our second decade of collaboration here in the Bay Area!

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Robert Dekkers
Founder and Artistic Director

 
Robert Dekkers with the Post:Ballet dancers, photo by Tricia Cronin

Robert Dekkers with the Post:Ballet dancers, photo by Tricia Cronin