Our company of storytellers harnesses the art of live performance for the community. Through established plays, new works, and dynamic educational programming, we provide experiences designed to bring enrichment to all. The Liberty Theatre Company is composed of familiar faces who collectively constitute a Board of Directors, dedicated staff, and an Artist Council devoted to helping guide the creative programming of each season. Our vision is to create a lasting home for innovative theatre that transports, delights, and inspires.
Footlight Dance Centre – Our two dance studios in the Wood River Valley accomodate the towns of Ketchum/Sun Valley and Hailey/Bellevue. Offering programs since 1984 for students ages four to adult, including ballet/pointe, jazz/hip hop, modern/contemporary, tap, and pilates conditioning. MISSION STATEMENT: Exposing children to the best possible dance education including technical understanding, historical basis and analytical thinking skills. We encourage respect while we enjoy dance, working towards understanding and executing movement in a variety of styles. As artists of movement we want to stimulate and contribute to our human spirit. We provide performing opportunities throughout the school year for our upper level students, and produce an annual performance each May. Footlight Dance Company is our pre-professional company with dancers from the Junior and Senior Company levels performing. Each summer intensive dance workshops are available for varying age groups including DANCEcamp, Cecchetti Ballet Workshops, Dance Tapestry and Fall Workshops. We also provide master classes throughout the year with guest teachers.
Sun Valley Opera is proud to bring quality opera and other vocal music to the Wood River Valley at affordable prices. Whether presenting multiple concerts a year or co-presenting the MET HD:Live series at the Bigwood Theatre in Hailey, attendees are satisfyingly entertained. As part of its mission, SVO has been working with local music teachers to educate students about opera by providing free admittance to the MET HD:Live series and discounted tickets at its concerts.