About Us

The Tupelo Ballet is a non-profit organization chartered by the state of Mississippi in May of 1982.  The Tupelo Ballet Company was founded by Sharon Long, who serves as artistic director.
Since the first season, the Tupelo Ballet has presented thirty-eight productions of The Nutcracker, as well as the full-length ballets Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, A Mid-Summer Night's Dream, Coppelia, Don Quixote, Giselle, and Snow White.  The ballet has also performed the short ballets La Fille Mal Gardee, Les Sylphides, and Pas de Quatre.