SHOWS AND EVENTS

2019/2020 PERFORMANCE DATES

Don Quixote | October 4 – 13, 2019

The 2019/20 season will open on Friday, October 4 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with nine performances ofDon Quixote running through October 13, 2019Follow 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. Photo: Asuka Sasaki by Allen Birnbach

The Nutcracker | November 30 – December 29, 2019

Audiences simply can’t get enough of Colorado Ballet’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker. Returning for its 59th season from November 30 – December 29, 2019, 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. Photo: Francisco Estevez by Allen Birnbach

Peter Pan | January 31 – February 9, 2020

Peter Pan will take audiences on a high-flying adventure to Neverland January 31 – February 9, 2020, 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. Choreography by Michael Pink and music by Philip Feeney. Photo: Kevin Gaël Thomas by Allen Birnbach

Tour de Force | March 6 – 8, 2020

Featuring Edwaard Liang’s Feast of the Gods, Lila York’s Celts and an all-new world-premiere

This season’s Tour de Force program, March 6 – 8, 2020, 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 a world premiere, 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. Photo: Chandra Kuykendall and Christophor Moulton by Allen Birnbach

Ballet MasterWorks | April 3 – 12, 2020
Featuring Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort, Twyla Tharp’s In The Upper Room and George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations

To close the 2019/2020 season, Colorado Ballet presents monumental favorites in Ballet MasterWorks, April 3 – 12, 2020. Featuring Petite Mort by choreographer Jiří Kylián, In The Upper Room by Twyla Tharp 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. Photo: Yosvani Ramos and Dana Benton by Allen Birnbach

 

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