Tag: Ballet

The Nutcracker

Our spectacular performance of The Nutcracker premieres at Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center. This enchanting 90-minute performance follows the story of Clara on her adventure through Lands of Snowflakes and Sweets as she meets friends and foes alike. Experience Tchaikovsky’s treasured score and a magical snowfall in this dazzling holiday classic. Class with […]

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Beer & Ballet

Kick off our 15th Anniversary Season with us at Beer & Ballet! This free fall event is hosted by our friends at Champion Brewing Company in downtown Charlottesville. All ages are welcome to join us for an evening of dance, local food, and craft beer. Look out for our newly designed Charlottesville Ballet pint glass […]

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Connections

Charlottesville Ballet’s professional company returns to the stage in this exciting mixed repertoire performance featuring classical favorites and commissioned works from choreographers including Keith Lee (Resident Choreographer and Director of Diversity & Inclusion), Maggie Small, Brandye Lee, and Jason Ambrose. This production involves all facets of the organization–company, academy, and community engagement programs–as well as special involvement […]

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Ballet + Symphony

An exciting collaboration of Charlottesville’s own arts institutions and talented youth provides an afternoon of entertainment with a mixed repertoire show that’s sure to dazzle and delight! Event Sponsor

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Sensory-Friendly “A Fairy Tale Gathering”

A Fairy Tale Gathering is an original narrated ballet by Co-Director Emily Hartka that’s specially designed for children and their families! The 45-minute interactive production features Charlottesville Ballet’s professional company artists and a cast of local students playing whimsical friends who join Fairy Godmother for an enchanting afternoon tea party. Meet Cinderella as she dreams of the ball. […]

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A Fairy Tale Gathering in Charlottesville

Paramount Presents: Charlottesville Ballet’s “A Fairy Tale Gathering” A Fairy Tale Gathering is an original narrated ballet by Co-Director Emily Hartka that’s specially designed for children and their families! The 45-minute interactive production features Charlottesville Ballet’s professional company artists and a cast of local students playing whimsical friends who join Fairy Godmother for an enchanting afternoon tea party. […]

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A Fairy Tale Gathering in Lynchburg

The interactive ballet A Fairy Tale Gathering returns to Lynchburg! Created by Co-Director Emily Hartka (E. C. Glass Class of ’05), this original production is specially designed for ages 3-8 and brings together famous fairy tale characters for an enchanting afternoon tea party. The 45-minute performance features a cast of local Lynchburg children alongside Charlottesville […]

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Dancing in the Looking Glass

In January 2019, Charlottesville Ballet partnered with WNRN for the first Dead Air concert at the Paramount Theater in the lineup of 22 acts playing Grateful Dead tunes. Katherine Nies created a classical piano mashup inspired by “Rosemary” & “Dark Star” and Charlottesville Ballet company artist Cassidy Burk created choreography to the new score. This […]

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Snow White in Charlottesville

Snow White is the enchanting Russian ballet based on the classic Grimm’s fairy tale. Find yourself transported into a storybook world with the fairest of them all…the kind-hearted Snow White! Follow her adventures as she meets a forest full of friends, including the Seven Dwarfs and a handsome Prince, who help her to regain her rightful […]

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Snow White in Charlottesville

Snow White is the enchanting Russian ballet based on the classic Grimm’s fairy tale. Find yourself transported into a storybook world with the fairest of them all…the kind-hearted Snow White! Follow her adventures as she meets a forest full of friends, including the Seven Dwarfs and a handsome Prince, who help her to regain her […]

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