Thank you

To all the parents and friends who helped to set up the studios for the Summer Intensive Performance!

To the dancers who did a beautiful job!! and

To the faculty who worked with the dancers during the Intensive!


Summer Intensive Performance

intensive logoCome to the Summer Intensive Performance Friday, July 11 at 4pm at our studio on the Fairgrounds. The free performance  will last half an hour and include:

  • A ballet to Scarlatti choreographed by Norman Shelburne
  • A modern piece choreographed by Kathryn Alter of the
  • An excerpt from Coppelia, Le Travail, choreographed by Norman Shelburne

Refreshments to follow.

Shop at Fred Meyers and support the North Star Ballet

Fred Meyers has begun a community support program that links shopper’s rewards cards to Fred Meyers donations.

  • Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to North Star Ballet at You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number – 87147.
  • Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping North Star Ballet earn a donation!
  • You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you do today.
  • If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store.
  • Click Freds donation program for a flyer with more information and . . . . . . .

Thank you for your support!

Lifetime Achievement Award to Norman Shelburne

The Fairbanks Arts Association has  announced the award winners for the 2014 Interior Alaska Mayors’ Awards for the Arts. Fairbanks Arts Association and the Mayors of Interior Alaska will be honoring the winners in an awards ceremony to recognize their outstanding contributions in6 categories.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Norman Shelburne (North Star Ballet) of Fairbanks – Congratulations!!

The award ceremony will begin at 7:00 PM on Friday, May 23rd, 2014 at the Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts Theater in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK. A punch and cupcake reception will follow in the Bear Gallery. The event is free and open to the public. We encourage you to come and join Fairbanks Arts Association and the Mayors of Interior Alaska in honoring our community members for their hard work and dedication to the arts. If you have questions or to R.S.V.P. (suggested but not required): 456-6485 ext. 222

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Congratulations NSB Musicians!

Our dancers are also accomplished musicians. These students competed in the Alaska State Solo & Ensemble Music Festival and received Command Performance:

Anja Endestad/Hayley Zacheis – String Ensemble

Anja Endestad – High Strings Solo

Terra Rozvar & the West Valley Steel Drums received command for group in the category:  World Music

Aleah Zody-Lathrop –  Voice Solo & Show Choir 

Maddie Hunter competed with North Pole High in Show Choir

Thank you dancers, stage crew, volunteers and sponsors

The Fire Bird was stunning!

The production was professional. We couldn’t have done it without the artistry and beauty of the dancers or the expertise and dedication of the stage crew and volunteers in the front of the house and behind the scenes. And our donors ensure that this can all happen.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

SportsMedicine Fairbanks

Interior Cabaret Hotel And Restaurant Retailers

Helen E. Snedden Foundation

Fairbanks Cancer Care Physicians

Alaska Airlines

Wells Fargo

Kinross-Fort Knox

Bill Stroecker Charitable Foundation