Full Length Story Ballets

Queen of Hearts, Alice, the White Rabbit, and people as cards dancing in the ballet, Alice in Wonderland...like it's never been seen before.

Alice in Wonderland … like it’s never been seen before!

This contemporary, hip and slick production uses imagery and characters to take a kaleidoscopic trip through wonderland that is edgy but very much family oriented.

Dancers with and without disabilities perform as Mother Goose and gypsy characters in full-length story ballet, Babes In Toyland

Babes in Toyland

Mary Contrary and Tom the Piper’s son are to be wed, but Barnaby and his two side-kick villains have alternative plans. The characters find themselves in The Forrest of No Return following Little Bo Peep who has lost her sheep and end up in the Toymaker’s Shop during a busy holiday season.

Dumbo and Timmy characters on stage in full-length story ballet, Daring to Be Dumbo

Daring to be DUMBO!

This reimagining of the original story is set in a contemporary Junior High School, where Dumbo is now a thirteen year old girl who is bullied and exemplifies turning differences from weakness into strength through the love of family, friends, and ultimately oneself.

Dancers with and without disabilities pose around a dancer who is signing the letter H for Helen in Helen Keller: A Tribute to Her Teacher

Helen Keller: A Tribute to My Teacher

To honor the 2006 Centennial Anniversary of the Cleveland Sight Center, The Dancing Wheels Company created a story ballet about the adult life of Helen and her accomplishments as a pioneering force for women, people with disabilities, and the civil rights movement.

Jareth and Sarah characters face each other emerging from a labyrinth and in front of a 13 hour analog clock

Labyrinth: A Tribute

Choreographed by former Dancing Wheels company member Dezaré Foster, the inspiration for this piece came from Jim Henson’s 1986 film Labyrinth and its original soundtrack featuring music by David Bowie.

Titania and Bottom characters on stage in full-length story ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream an enchanting and frolicking Shakespearean comedic love story re-imagined and choreographed by Catherine Meredith. 

Jiminy Cricket character reads to Pinocchio, a wooden boy, and Figaro the cat characters on stage in full-length story ballet Pinocchio!


The original story of Pinocchio, complete with Jimminy Cricket and other favorite characters, is reflected to depict the tale of a wooden boy who comes to life and takes on a host of mischievous escapades while learning very important life lessons.

Snowman and James characters from The Snowman story ballet

The Snowman

The Snowman brings to life the captivating, and heartwarming children’s book and video, The Snowman, by Raymond Briggs. Full sets and over 40 costumes make this production one of our most elaborate and elite.

For more information and to select the concert of your choice, please email the Dancing Wheels Tour Manager