Since its inception Duchy Ballet has introduced some of the major classical ballets to an audience that has had few opportunities to experience the visual beauty of a carefully crafted production; wherever possible accompanied by a live orchestra. The company has also created new works:
Hundreds of young dancers have, over the years, benefited from the experience of performing before ever growing audiences. Duchy Ballet is non-profit making, and receives no grant assistance, relying solely on its audience and sponsorship to meet the costs of its productions.
There is an army of volunteers making costumes and sets, helping with publicity and advertising and helping backstage during performances, without whom, the productions could not be staged.
The company has been, and will continue to be, a springboard for Cornwall's young dancers in the early stages of their dancing careers and has seen members secure places at:-