Single Tickets on Sale Now for All 2023/2024 Colorado Ballet Performances

July 14, 2023

Denver, CO (July 14, 2023) – Colorado Ballet announces that single tickets to all performances in its upcoming 2023/2024 Season, In the Balance, are now available for purchase. In the Balance includes five productions at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with live music performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra—Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Val Caniparoli’s Jekyll & Hyde, Coppélia and Ballet MasterWorks.

This season, Colorado Ballet brings a trio of exciting premieres to Denver, all created within the past three years—Val Caniparoli's Jekyll & Hyde (2020), Yoshihisa Arai's Boléro (2021) and a new commissioned work choreographed especially for the Company by Lauren Lovette, a former principal dancer with New York City Ballet.

Presented in tandem with the return of beloved classical ballets Swan Lake and Coppélia, these innovative, new works showcase the versatility of this art form in a stunning display.

Colorado Ballet’s 2023/2024 Season promo video is available to view online. See below for ticketing information and details about each featured production.


Swan Lake

Oct. 6–15, 2023
A fairytale of passion, heartbreak, sorcery and deceit unfurls on the shores of a moonlit lake in October. Colorado Ballet presents Swan Lake, a Romantic ballet beloved worldwide, performed to Tchaikovsky’s indelible score. This opulent four act production features iconic choreography after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, with additional choreography by Ballet Master Sandra Brown, Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner.

The Nutcracker

Nov. 25–Dec. 24, 2023
As the fate of one magical night hangs in the balance, Clara’s nutcracker comes to life for a battle royale. Festive fan-favorite The Nutcracker returns to Denver this holiday season with 28 performances, including a matinee with sensory-friendly adaptations on Sunday, November 26. Featuring the company’s custom-made sets and costumes, which debuted in 2021, this dazzling and dreamy production sees sold-out performances year after year.
Presented by PNC Bank

Val Caniparoli’s Jekyll & Hyde

Feb. 2–11, 2024
Havoc is unleashed on Victorian London when one man struggles with the terrifying dance between the good and evil that lies within. Colorado Ballet will treat audiences to a U.S. premiere of full-length ballet Jekyll & Hyde, choreographed in 2020 by Val Caniparoli. Inspired by the classic Gothic novella by Robert Louis Stevenson, this neoteric production explores the depths of the human psyche and features music by acclaimed composers Frédéric Chopin, Krzysztof Penderecki, Henryk Górecki, Wojciech Kilar and Henryk Wieniawski.


March 8–17, 2024
When a life-sized doll comes between two village lovers, a young woman dances to the rescue, saving her betrothed from a scheming inventor. For the first time in 15 years, Colorado Ballet presents Coppélia, a comedic ballet based on two short stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann, author of The Nutcracker and The Mouse King. Renowned for its charming blend of humor and classical sensibility, Coppélia is a whimsical story of love and mistaken identity. Colorado Ballet’s adaptation features original choreography after Arthur Saint-Léon, staged by Ballet Masters Sandra Brown, Lorita Travaglia and Maria Mosina, set to the music of Léo Delibes.

Ballet MasterWorks

April 12–21, 2023
A trio of Ballet MasterWorks that test the limitations of gravity and rhythm will close the season. Colorado Ballet presents Yoshihisa Arai’s Boléro, set to the score of Maurice Ravel, George Balanchine’s Rubies, with music by Igor Stravinsky, and a world premiere that Denver audiences will be the first to discover, choreographed by Lauren Lovette, former principal dancer with New York City Ballet.
Sponsored by Denver Ballet Guild

Colorado Ballet is grateful for the generous support it receives from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and PNC Bank.

Ticket prices range from $40 to $175. Visit COLORADOBALLET.ORG or call Patron Services at (303) 339-1637 to purchase tickets.

Patrons are encouraged to purchase directly from COLORADOBALLET.ORG to avoid ticketing issues such as inflated prices from resellers. Tickets purchased through unauthorized third parties may not be valid. Please purchase directly through Colorado Ballet via the website or phone number listed above.


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 63 years of excellence. As a world-class professional company serving over 100,000 national and international patrons, Colorado Ballet presents 58 performances annually to sold-out audiences in the 2,000 seat Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The Company’s 36 professional dancers and 22 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

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