Ballet Des Moines will bring its full company of professional dancers to Waterloo this summer

Waterloo, IA – According to the statement, their current tour schedule includes six locations across the state, including Waterloo – Wednesday, July 27: RiverLoop Amphitheatre, Waterloo Center for the Arts.

Officials said that Gravity on Tour includes excerpts from Ballet Des Moines’ ground-breaking GRAVITY season along with a host of interactive STEM experiences, from Iowa State University’s FLEx Virtual Reality Lab and the Science Center of Iowa’s mobile planetarium to sending postcards to space and back.

These free performances build on the April 2022 world premiere of the interdisciplinary ballet Of Gravity and Light, exemplifying how music and movement can make abstract concepts more human and accessible to audiences of all ages.

Each performance will include excerpts from BDM’s GRAVITY season, highlighting a diverse range of programming including this spring’s world premiere Of Gravity and Light, a pas de deux from Swan Lake, and Flight, a joy-filled contemporary ballet by Ballet Des Moines Artistic Director Tom Mattingly.

Gravity on Tour was made possible by Principal Foundation and the Iowa Arts Council.

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