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2017 Ballet MasterWorks
2016 2017 Season
2017 Ballet MasterWorks

Colorado Ballet will present a collection of three master ballet works set to live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra in Ballet MasterWorks, which includes Firebird, by choreographer Yuri Possokhov, Choreographer in Residence for the San Francisco Ballet and music by Igor Stravinsky. Ballet MasterWorks will also feature Serenade choreographed by George Balanchine to Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings in C.” Colorado Ballet is extremely excited to present a work by choreographer Jirí Kylián for the first time—rounding out the program with Petite Mort by Kylián with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Audio Described Performance Date: February 19, 2017 at 2 p.m.

Sun 2/19/17 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Ballet MasterWorks
Fri 2/24/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Ballet MasterWorks
Sat 2/25/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Ballet MasterWorks
Sun 2/26/17 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Ballet MasterWorks


Attitude on Santa Fe
2016 2017 Season
Attitude on Santa Fe

Attitude on Santa Fe performances will feature two new ballets choreographed and performed by Colorado Ballet Company dancers, and one ballet by an outside choreographer performed by the Colorado Ballet Studio Company. The choreographers include Fernanda Oliveira, Sean Omandam, and internationally-renowned choreographer Jairo Heli.

The Attitude event on March 10 is SOLD OUT.

Click here for information on the March 11 Attitude event which will include wine and a three course meal prior to the performance.

Fri 3/10/17 7:30PM The Armstrong Center for Dance Attitude on Santa Fe


2017 The Little Mermaid
2016 2017 Season
2017 The Little Mermaid

Colorado Ballet will close out its 2016-2017 season with the children’s classic The Little Mermaid, with choreography by Tony Award nominated choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett and original music by composer Michael Moricz. The Little Mermaid is perfect for families and anyone who enjoys a classic love story. The colorful costumes, vigorous dancing and entertaining musical score will entertain audiences of all ages. This production will also open with a special performance of Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1, choreographed by Clark Tippet featuring a vibrant violin ensemble composed by Max Bruch.

Fri 3/31/17 7:30PM DU Newman Center 2017 The Little Mermaid
Sat 4/1/17 2:00PM DU Newman Center 2017 The Little Mermaid
Sat 4/1/17 7:30PM DU Newman Center 2017 The Little Mermaid
Sun 4/2/17 2:00PM DU Newman Center 2017 The Little Mermaid
Sun 4/2/17 6:30PM DU Newman Center 2017 The Little Mermaid


2017 Dracula
2017 2018 Season
2017 Dracula

Back by popular demand, Colorado Ballet will open the season with the crowd-favorite Dracula, October 6-15, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Dracula features choreography by Michael Pink and music by Philip Feeney, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Based on Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror, Dracula features seductive vampires, frightening mental patients and the king of the undead himself, Count Dracula.

Single tickets go on sale July 15th, 2017

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Fri 10/6/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Dracula
Sat 10/7/17 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Dracula
Sat 10/7/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Dracula
Sun 10/8/17 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Dracula
Thu 10/12/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Dracula
Fri 10/13/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Dracula
Sat 10/14/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Dracula
Sun 10/15/17 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 Dracula


2017 The Nutcracker
2017 2018 Season
2017 The Nutcracker

The season continues with the holiday classic The Nutcracker, November 25 through December 24, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The 57th annual production features timeless choreography paired with Tchaikovsky’s extraordinary arrangement performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. In addition to being the largest production of The Nutcracker in the state, Colorado Ballet’s 2016 production was named the best-loved Nutcracker in the U.S. in the 10th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award contest.

Single tickets go on sale July 15th, 2017

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Sat 11/25/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sat 11/25/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sun 11/26/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sat 12/2/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sun 12/3/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sun 12/3/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Thu 12/7/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Fri 12/8/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sat 12/9/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sat 12/9/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sun 12/10/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sun 12/10/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Thu 12/14/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Fri 12/15/17 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sat 12/16/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sat 12/16/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sun 12/17/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sun 12/17/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Tue 12/19/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Wed 12/20/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Thu 12/21/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Fri 12/22/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Fri 12/22/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sat 12/23/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sat 12/23/17 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker
Sun 12/24/17 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2017 The Nutcracker


2018 Romeo and Juliet
2017 2018 Season
2018 Romeo and Juliet

In the spring, Colorado Ballet will present the Shakespearean love story Romeo and Juliet, February 16-25, 2018 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The romantic ballet features choreography by Derek Deane and music by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Prokofiev’s music serves as a melodic substitute for Shakespeare's poetry and Deane’s staging of the ballet focuses on the characters’ relationships.

Single tickets go on sale July 15th, 2017

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Fri 2/16/18 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2018 Romeo and Juliet
Sat 2/17/18 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2018 Romeo and Juliet
Sat 2/17/18 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2018 Romeo and Juliet
Sun 2/18/18 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2018 Romeo and Juliet
Fri 2/23/18 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2018 Romeo and Juliet
Sat 2/24/18 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2018 Romeo and Juliet
Sat 2/24/18 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2018 Romeo and Juliet
Sun 2/25/18 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House 2018 Romeo and Juliet


2018 Director's Choice
2017 2018 Season
2018 Director's Choice

Colorado Ballet will close out its season with a collection of ballets in Ballet Director’s Choice, March 30-April 1, 2018 at the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Ballet Director’s Choice includes Pillar of Fire by choreographer Antony Tudor and music by Arnold Schoenberg, Brief Fling by choreographer Twyla Tharp with music by Michel Colombier and Percy Grainger, and a third work to be announced.

Single tickets go on sale July 15th, 2017

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Fri 3/30/18 7:30PM DU Newman Center 2018 Director's Choice
Sat 3/31/18 2:00PM DU Newman Center 2018 Director's Choice
Sat 3/31/18 7:30PM DU Newman Center 2018 Director's Choice
Sun 4/1/18 2:00PM DU Newman Center 2018 Director's Choice

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