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Swan Lake

October 7 - 23, 2016
Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Colorado Ballet opens its 56th season with Swan Lake, featuring the original choreography of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, set and updated by former American Ballet Theatre principals Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner and Sandra Brown, Ballet Mistress for Colorado Ballet. Swan Lake features Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s classic score performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Colorado Ballet’s production will be presented in four acts with two intermissions.

The Nutcracker

November 26 - December 24, 2016
Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Colorado Ballet's 56th annual production of The Nutcracker will feature more than 300 costumes, 30 Company dancers, 20 Studio Company dancers, 65 Academy dancers, scenery by José Varona and timeless choreography paired with Tchaikovsky’s extraordinary arrangement performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.

Ballet MasterWorks

February 17 - 26, 2017
Ellie Caulkins Opera House

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.

The Little Mermaid

March 31 - April 2, 2017
June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts

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.

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2016 2017 Season
(Multiple Venues): Fri 10/7/16 7:30PM - Sun 4/2/17 2:00PM

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Swan Lake
Ballet MasterWorks

The Nutcracker
The Little Mermaid



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