Upcoming Performances:  



Open Air

A summer performance series in various outdoor venues throughout

New York City, Connecticut, and Upstate New York.


New York, NY: Brearley School Field House, Roof Top
Thursday, August 15 & Friday, August 16

Brockport, NY: SUNY Brockport, Alumni House & Strasser Studio
Saturday, August 24

Buffalo, NYElmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts 
Sunday, August 25

Sandy Hook, CT: Appleberry Farm
Saturday, September 7 

Oyster Bay, NY: Orkestai Farm 
Saturday, September 14 




Past Performances (2014-2019): 


Still We Grow

January 2019

An immersive theater experience to fight human trafficking collaborating with Playful Substance theater company and LifeWay Network.


 96th Street Q Train Station, Manhattan

December 2018, Site-specific underground performance


New York State Summer School of the Arts, Guest Artists Concert at Skidmore College

 August 2018 


8 In Show at Dixon Place 

June 2018

Premiered Recall featuring soloist, Lacey Birch, and cellist, Annabel Gordon. 


Back To Buffalo

August 2017

Flickinger Performing Arts Center (Buffalo, NY) 

An evening of eight short dance works. 


Take Root at Green Space 

April 2017

Green Space (Long Island City, Queens)

A monthly showcase presented by Green Space, Ballaro Dance shared four works alongside MoveWorks dance company at Take Root.


Stairway To Nowhere

Troy Night Out (Troy, NY) -- March 2017

Dixon Place (Manhattan, NY) -- July 2016


E and You and Me

Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center (Manhattan, NY) -- August 2016


Sounds In Space

July 2016

Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center

280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers)

An evening of collaboration with composer David Schanzer.


Brothers and Sisters

Skidmore College Dance Theater, NYSSSA Faculty Concert (solo excerpt) -- August 2015

The Riverside Theatre (Manhattan, NY) --- June 2015

St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (Manhattan, NY) -- June 2015

SUNY Brockport College (Brockport, NY) --- May 2015

An evening length piece investigating the imagery, stories and music of Roman Catholic faith through modern dance.



 Dixon Place (Manhattan, NY) --- June 2015


Barefoot From Buffalo

The Riverside Theatre (Manhattan, NY) -- June 2014

An evening of six short dance works.


MacArthur Drive

Green Space Blooms -- January 2014 


Ballaro Dance is a New York City based modern dance company performing the work of Marisa f. Ballaro.


The dances are about physical space, music, and time. Small gestures are brought to life while making meaning through storytelling.