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2017 The Nutcracker
2017 2018 Season
2017 The Nutcracker

KeyBank presents 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.

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Audio Described Performance Date: December 17th at 1pm

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 presents the Shakespearean love story Romeo and Juliet, February 16-25, 2018 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Let this romantic ballet take your breath away with extraordinary choreography by Derek Deane, exceptional acting and artistry by the dancers, and a phenomenal musical score by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. From the energetic crowd scenes to the famous balcony scene featuring the star-crossed lovers, Colorado Ballet will bring the tale of Juliet and her Romeo to life.

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Audio Described Performance Date: February 24th at 2pm

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.

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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


2018 Academy Swan Lake
2017 2018 Academy
2018 Academy Swan Lake
Colorado Ballet Academy presents the beloved classic ballet Swan Lake at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. This production features a blending of original classical and adapted choreography performed by Colorado Ballet Academy students in levels 1 through Pre-Professional Division.
Sat 5/26/18 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Swan Lake -Student Performance
Sat 5/26/18 6:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Swan Lake -Student Performance

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