Our professional company returns for a full season celebrating Charlottesville Ballet’s 15th anniversary! Get your tickets now for these powerful performances in Charlottesville at our favorite theaters and in Lynchburg as Resident Dance Company at the Academy Center of the Arts.

The Nutcracker: Video on Demand

Available to stream November 25, 2022 – January 2, 2023

Stream our spectacular performance of The Nutcracker in the comfort of your home! This pay-what-you-can event features footage from past Charlottesville Ballet performances.

The Nutcracker

December 3-18 in Charlottesville & Lynchburg

The dazzling audience favorite, The Nutcracker, returns to the stage – proudly presented by Blue Ridge Bank! Join us in Charlottesville or Lynchburg to experience the magic.

Class with Clara

December 14 at 4:30 & 6:00PM

Culpeper Baptist Child Development Center proudly presents the special children’s event Class with Clara with characters from The Nutcracker. Perfect for ages 3-8, participants learn introductory ballet steps and have photo opportunities with the Charlottesville Ballet dancers.
Supported in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts

Class with Clara @Home

December 28 at 4:00PM EDT

Your child can experience the magic of The Nutcracker virtually by taking a ballet class live from your living room with Clara and her friends! Perfect for ages 3-8.

UpFront: Heartbeats

February 10-12, 2023

The perfect Valentine’s date idea! Join us in our Studio Theatre IX Art Park or at 29 North for an intimate performance of our favorite classics and new works! Enjoy appetizers and wine by DuCard Vineyards, and mingle with the dancers after the show. This immersive experience is a Charlottesville favorite!


March 18 | 2:00 & 7:00PM

Experience the power of classical favorites and innovative works that have become our legacy. Watch the best of the Ballet’s repertoire by Virginia-native choreographers at the Academy Center of the Arts, and join us in celebrating Lynchburg’s own Keith Lee.

Behind the Curtain

April 16

Join us virtually or in-person at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center for a behind-the-scenes look at some of our favorite works!


May 6 & 13, 2023

This spellbinding audience favorite returns to the stage. Intricate choreography by Pedro Szalay of Southwest Virginia Ballet pulls you into the endearing story we all know and love with its dynamic characters and beautiful costumes and sets. Fun for the whole family!