BBT is a non-profit dance company that is proud of earned membership to Dance Masters of America and Regional Dance America /Southwest. The company provides an outstanding training ground for careers and emerging professionals while stimulating appreciation of the arts through quality productions of classical and contemporary works.
It was founded in 1982 by Artistic Director Miss Bonnie Cokinos. The BBT is
Beaumont Ballet Theatre is South East Texas' only Regional Dance America Affiliated dance company.
recognized for its free school productions of the classical ballet Cinderella. The ballet has been performed since 1984 as a gift to the children of Southeast Texas. Company dancers have been the recipients of scholarships and hold numerous titles. Performances are supported through ticket sales, donations by Angels of the Arts such as Southeast Texas Arts Council and by the volunteer efforts of the Beaumont Ballet Theatre Guild.
To become a Company member you must be taking at least two ballet classes per week at any dance school and attending all company classes and rehearsals at BCSD. Company members may participate in all conferences, competitions and performances. If you are interested please come in to be evaluated.