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An Evening Under the Stars
2019/2020 Season
An Evening Under the Stars

Join Colorado Ballet at the Arvada Center for An Evening Under the Stars. The program features ballet excerpts from classical and contemporary favorites, followed by a performance of George Balanchine’s Serenade set to Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing “Serenade for Strings.” Let Colorado Ballet's dancers take your breath away as they present Balanchine's beautiful movements with passionate precision. Don’t miss this enchanting evening with stunning music and dancing, starring Colorado Ballet.

Sat 8/24/19 7:30PM Arvada Center An Evening Under the Stars


Don Quixote
2019/2020 Season
Don Quixote

Follow Don Quixote and Sancho Panza as they search for a noble adventure, which leads to a band of gypsies, dreams of Dryads and a surprising turn of events. Don Quixote remains one of today’s most frequently performed romantic works with classical choreography by Marius Petipa, along with stunning Spanish sets and costumes.

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Fri 10/4/19 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Don Quixote
Sat 10/5/19 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Don Quixote
Sat 10/5/19 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Don Quixote
Sun 10/6/19 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Don Quixote
Thu 10/10/19 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Don Quixote
Fri 10/11/19 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Don Quixote
Sat 10/12/19 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Don Quixote
Sat 10/12/19 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Don Quixote
Sun 10/13/19 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Don Quixote


The Nutcracker
2019/2020 Season
The Nutcracker

Audiences simply can’t get enough of Colorado Ballet’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker. Returning for its 59th season, this beloved holiday favorite sells out every year. Experience this whimsical trip to the sugar plum kingdom where magical dances come alive. Secure your seats early for this holiday tradition as most performances fill up prior to opening night.

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Sat 11/30/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sat 11/30/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sun 12/1/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sun 12/1/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sat 12/7/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sun 12/8/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sun 12/8/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Thu 12/12/19 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Fri 12/13/19 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sat 12/14/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sat 12/14/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sun 12/15/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sun 12/15/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Thu 12/19/19 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Fri 12/20/19 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sat 12/21/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sat 12/21/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sun 12/22/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sun 12/22/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Mon 12/23/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Mon 12/23/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Tue 12/24/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Fri 12/27/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sat 12/28/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sat 12/28/19 6:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker
Sun 12/29/19 1:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House The Nutcracker


Peter Pan
2019/2020 Season
Peter Pan

Peter Pan will take audiences on a high-flying adventure to Neverland where Peter Pan, Wendy, John and Michael experience pirates, Lost Boys, Captain Hook, an infamous crocodile and a bit of pixie dust as this brilliant story unfolds. With choreography by Michael Pink and music by Philip Feeney, this ballet features the same artistic duo that created the acclaimed ballet Dracula, which Colorado audiences will recall from sold-out performances in fall of 2017.

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Fri 1/31/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Peter Pan
Sat 2/1/20 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Peter Pan
Sat 2/1/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Peter Pan
Sun 2/2/20 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Peter Pan
Fri 2/7/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Peter Pan
Sat 2/8/20 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Peter Pan
Sat 2/8/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Peter Pan
Sun 2/9/20 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Peter Pan


Tour de Force
2019/2020 Season
Tour de Force

This season’s Tour de Force program continues in the spirit of innovative dance with dynamic and acclaimed contemporary works. Tour de Force opens with Feast of the Gods by choreographer Edwaard Liang, who won the Prince Prize for Choreography and was nominated for the Golden Mast Award in Russia for Best Production. The program will include the world premiere of an all-new work, and close with Celts, by choreographer Lila York. "…an astonishing array of dance images of Ireland, a piece that is both profound and thrilling." - The Boston Globe on Celts

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Fri 3/6/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Tour de Force
Sat 3/7/20 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Tour de Force
Sat 3/7/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Tour de Force
Sun 3/8/20 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Tour de Force


Ballet MasterWorks
2019/2020 Season
Ballet MasterWorks

To close the 2019/2020 season, Colorado Ballet presents monumental favorites in Ballet MasterWorks. Featuring In The Upper Room by choreographer Twyla Tharp, Petite Mort by Jirí Kylián and Theme and Variations by George Balanchine, this program showcases works that profoundly impacted the art form and remain central masterpieces of the 20th century ballet repertoire.

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Fri 4/3/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Ballet MasterWorks
Sat 4/4/20 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Ballet MasterWorks
Sat 4/4/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Ballet MasterWorks
Sun 4/5/20 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Ballet MasterWorks
Fri 4/10/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Ballet MasterWorks
Sat 4/11/20 7:30PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Ballet MasterWorks
Sun 4/12/20 2:00PM Ellie Caulkins Opera House Ballet MasterWorks

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