To purchase tickets for Coppelia, please click on the following links for each performance


Friday, April 2 @ 10:00 am


Saturday, April 3 @ 2:00 pm

Thank you

to our

Grand Sponsor


Many thanks to Mississippi Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts, and Elaine Dundy and Roy Turner Endowment of the Arts for their belief and support of our mission.

We appreciate our business sponsors!

Nutcracker Cast, December 2020

Faith Riley Photography 

The Tupelo Ballet is a non-profit organization chartered in 1982. The founder, Sharon Long, serves as artistic director. The Ballet is funded from various sources including grants from the Mississippi Arts Commission, the Southern Arts Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts.


The objectives of the Tupelo Ballet are to foster interest in classical ballet and other forms of dance, to provide professional excellence in dance training, to offer serious dancers an opportunity to perform regularly, and to provide programs of the highest artistic quality for the North Mississippi area.


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Tupelo Academy of Dance Arts       


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To the Pointe

News and Updates

Tupelo Academy of Dance Arts


Official School of the

Tupelo Ballet

Summer Intensives

(For upcoming 5th graders and older)

June 14-18, 2021

July 5-9, 2021

July 19-23, 2021

Click here for Summer Intensive Registration Form

Junior Summer Intensives

(For upcoming 2nd-4th graders)

Click here for Junior Summer Intensive Registration From


Company Auditions

June 17, 2021 and

July 22, 2021

Nutcracker Auditions

Sunday, September 19, 2021  

Recital Information

Dress Rehearsal 

Friday, June 4, 2021

Tupelo High School PAC


Matinée and Evening Recitals

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Coppelia Rehearsals

Sunday, March 28

1:30 pm- Full cast rehearsal 

Wednesday, March 31

4:45 pm- Full cast rehearsal (Studio)

Thursday, April 1

5:00 pm- full cast warmup

6:30 pm- Dress rehearsal


Friday, April 2

8:30 am- full cast warmup

10:00 am- Public performance

Saturday, April 3

12:30 pm- full cast warmup

2:00 pm- Public performance


Registration for 2021-22

TADA Classes

Classes Offered at TADA

(click link above)

Monday, March 1 for NEW FAMILIES

(click here)

Monday, March 15 for current TADA FAMILIES

(click here)

*Link to online registration will go live on the dates listed above