Saint Louis Ballet is the only professional, resident ballet company of metropolitan St. Louis. The organization employs and supports artists and dancers by producing both classical and contemporary productions staged for the enrichment and enjoyment of the St. Louis community. With a multipronged dedication to this art form, Saint Louis Ballet seeks to become the preeminent institution in the region for creating, performing, and teaching ballet. St. Louis is lauded for its rich cultural offerings. St. Louis has a world renowned symphony, respected art museums, educational institutions, and opera. Saint Louis Ballet will ensure that the St. Louis community enjoys a full array of offerings in the arts, including high quality dance.