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2020-2021 Season

...a mostly digital season

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency

Visit our 2020-2021 digital season page on Vimeo at and become a digital season subscriber by pre-ordering the entire season. Enjoy all four of our planned productions digitally! Here is what to expect:

Dracula: Dance on the Dark Side
Little Mermaid

Contact us or 309-713-1985 with questions about our digital performances


Are you ready for the triumphant return of our version of Dracula: Dance on the Dark Side?!
 This amazing performance will transport you into Count Dracula's mysterious castle full of night terrors and vampires. Featuring original choreography by Rebekah Von Rathonyi, it's a ballet you don't want to miss!

Available on Vimeo!

order now! Alex Kingma as Dracula:

Jessie Williams as Dracula

Alex and Hannah Sugarplum and Cavalier 2


Tis the Season
Central Illinois Ballet is happy to once again bring the number one holiday tradition to Peoria. Even though we can not perform for you in person this year, our newly recorded performance is sure to dazzle the whole family and leave Sugar Plums dancing in your heads. With original choreography by Rebekah von Rathonyi, this ballet is a must-see production to get into the Christmas spirit. 

Available now on Vimeo!

Or become a season member and get all of these shows along with all of the recordings of all four of our main season productions for 20-20-2021 here:


Women of History and Contemporary Performance

Company Show

A special addition to our season, not featured in our digital season membership! Featuring our professional company members and trainees, portraying famous, influential women of history, such as Hellen Keller, Joan of Arc, and Rosie the Riveter, as well as company choreographed works.

Limited space for in-person audience members (24 only). Face coverings and social distancing will be enforced. 

Live streaming also available, the viewing link will be emailed to you the day before the event.

Gatsby--The Ballet

The roaring 20s portrayed in ballet!

April 29-May 2

CIB's in Studio Blackbox Theater
@ 830 W Main St, Peoria
and virtually
Limited space for in-person audience members (24 only). Face coverings, temperature checks,
and social distancing will be enforced. 
Gatsby is included in our virtual season membership
or purchase a recording on demand to view later at

The Little 


The Little Mermaid is the classic fairy tale of a young mermaid's desire to get legs, marry a prince, and gain a human soul, meanwhile, she defeats an evil sea witch.

June 15-18, 7 pm and 19-20, 2 pm and 7 pm

CIB's in Studio Black Box Theatre
@ 830 W Main St, Peoria
and virtually
COVID-19 mitigations required by the State of IL at the time of the performances will be enforced.

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