"Allowing students to perform is an important mission of her company, and it’s certainly an admirable one. Some dance enthusiasts may find it dull watching children at various levels of dance training, and some, like myself, will find it fascinating to witness the great potential of these young dancers."
- Jack Hanley, Indie Theatre Now
Resident choreographer and artistic director, Marla Hirokawa began creating original story ballets in order that her students would have the opportunity to dance alongside professional dancers. Since 1989, her repertory has grown to fourteen story ballets and a number of smaller dance works.
Each year, Covenant Ballet presents a dance concert highlighting an old or new Hirokawa production. Here is a sample of the productions: