The Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1989; from two previously existing organizations: The Lincoln City Ballet, formed in 1979, and the Ballet Midwest Dance Company, formed in 1985. The two organizations merged to further their common financial goals and their similar missions.
The opportunities and guidance provided by the LMBC in the community continue to teach and expose young people to the discipline and art of dance. Alumni of the LMBC have been accepted into prestigious ballet programs, including the Boston Ballet Summer Workshop, Alonzo King Lines Summer Program, Aspen Ballet West,Joffrey Ballet School, the St. Louis Ballet Summer Workshop, Butler University, the University of Utah, and the Houston Ballet. Many others have developed careers as professional dancers throughout the nation.