Mission & Vision

Our Mission

The Heartland Youth Ballet is a pre-professional dance company dedicated to the growth and development of dance students. The Heartland Youth Ballet is committed to providing cultural and education enrichment to the Omaha community.  Its purpose is to provide highly-motivated young dancers with the technical training, artistic development, and practical experience needed to perform and train in dance with other pre-professional, professional dancers and teachers. 


Our Vision

  • Create on-going education and dance training
  • Provide exceptional quality of dance
  • Establish a strong public identity
  • Broaden audience acceptance and appreciation of dance
  • Reach audiences beyond traditional constituencies
  • Collaborate with other organizations
  • Grow a solid financial base
  • Provide opportunities for children to perform full length ballets in a public setting
  • Create a nurturing environment where children are taught the principles of dance