Denver, CO (August 12, 2021) – Colorado Ballet announces today that single tickets to all performances in the upcoming 2021/2022 season at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House are now available for purchase including: Giselle, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, The Wizard of Oz and Ballet MasterWorks. All performances will take place with live music performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. View our season promo video online and see below for ticket information and more details about each production.
Giselle October 8 - 17, 2021
Experience this romantic tragedy that continues to inspire audiences worldwide. Will the Wilis succeed in dancing Count Albrecht to death? Will Giselle be able to save her true love? The stunningly skilled athletes of Colorado Ballet bring the beauty and heartbreak of Giselle to the stage.
The Nutcracker Nov. 27 - Dec. 24, 2021
The beloved holiday favorite returns in a dazzling production like no one's ever seen, featuring all new sets and costumes created especially for Colorado Ballet. A sellout every year, this magical tale of Clara, the Nutcracker and the Mouse King is going to be dreamier than ever. Presented by PNC Bank
Romeo and Juliet February 4 - 13, 2022
It is one of the most beautiful yet tragic love stories of all time. Choreography by Derek Deane that demands exceptional levels of ballet technique, artistry and acting, paired with Sergei Prokofiev's phenomenal music, makes for an evening of stunning artistic grandeur that will take your breath away.
The Wizard of Oz March 11 - 20, 2022
Septime Webre’s dazzling production returns, bringing Dorothy and a whirlwind of your favorite characters back down the Yellow Brick Road. Webre's whimsical and timeless choreography showcases the athleticism of each dancer on their journey to Emerald City. Presented by MidFirst Bank
Ballet MasterWorks April 15 - 24, 2022
Our season crescendos to a mesmerizing close with a compilation of unique works of art, combining unforgettable music and incredible physical expression. This dynamic program includes George Balanchine's Theme and Variations and Jiří Kylián's Petite Mort, two world-renowned masterpieces that profoundly impacted the art form and remain central to 20th century innovative repertoire. Presented by Denver Ballet Guild
Ticket prices range from $40 to $175. Visit COLORADOBALLET.ORG or call Patron Services at 303-837-8888 ext. 2 to purchase tickets. Patrons are encouraged to purchase directly from COLORADOBALLET.ORG to avoid ticketing issues, including inflated prices from resellers. Tickets purchased through resellers may not be valid. Please purchase directly through Colorado Ballet via the website or phone number listed above.
The 2021/2022 season presenting sponsors are PNC Bank, the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), MidFirst Bank and Denver Ballet Guild. Supporting sponsors include Colorado Ballet Auxiliary, Genesee Mountain Foundation, Avenir Foundation, The Anschutz Foundation, Colorado Athletic Club, The Shubert Foundation, The Nichols Family Foundation, The Denver Foundation, Bonfils Stanton Foundation, Sherwin Williams, National Endowment for the Arts and Colorado Creative Industries.
UPCOMING ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES
The Denver Zoo Friday, August 20 at 6:00-8:00pm Lions, tigers and dancers, oh my! This event will include performances of two original contemporary works choreographed by our Company members: Sara Thomas's Embrace It or Erase It and Sean Omandam's Yeah, It's About That. Come for the animals, stay for the ballet. This performance is included in the cost of admission. Visit the Denver Zoo's website for more information about this special collaboration. An Evening Under the Stars at the Arvada Center Saturday, August 28 at 7:30pm This program features a mix of classical and contemporary favorites, excerpts from our upcoming season and a full-length performance of Lila York's Celts. Reserve your seat for An Evening Under the Stars and experience the magic of in-person performance before our season begins this October!
ABOUT COLORADO BALLET
Presenting exceptional classical ballet and innovative contemporary dance through performances, training, education and community engagement, Colorado Ballet continues to inspire and grow an increasingly diverse audience base in Denver, Colorado. Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 61 years of excellence. As a world-class professional company serving over 100,000 national and international patrons, Colorado Ballet presents 55 performances annually to sold-out audiences in the 2,000 seat Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The Company’s 33 professional dancers and 20 studio company dancers come from all over the world. Colorado Ballet’s The Armstrong Center for Dance, a 35,000 square foot building, boasts eight state-of-the-art professional dance studios and amenities for the professional Company. Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet performs classical ballet masterpieces, full-length story ballets and its critically acclaimed repertory production Ballet MasterWorks, featuring varied works from neoclassical ballets to world premieres. The Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy serves over 1,200 students from toddlers to seniors each year. Colorado Ballet’s Education & Community Engagement offers programs to students and community members, making over 25,000 contacts and reaching over 200 schools and organizations annually. Participants come from a variety of backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses including youth, families, teachers, and people with and without disabilities. For more information, please visit coloradoballet.org.