How a second performance of Dwight Rhoden’s The Groove impacts dancers
In 2012, company members Jamie Dee Clifton and Sarah Hayes Harkins performed in the premiere of Resident Choreographer Dwight Rhoden's The Groove. Now, four years later, this piece will be performed as part of Fall Works to kick off the 2016/2017 Season. With the opportunity to perform this piece again, the dancers describe their experience with the work and reflect on how they have matured as dancers with Charlotte Ballet....
Night at the Nutcracker: 5 Tips for the Ultimate Holiday Party
No matter your traditions for the season, Charlotte Ballet's Night at the Nutcracker Event Planner Emily Portal has five tips on how to make your holiday gatherings especially memorable....
From the Dancers: Thoughts on Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16
Charlotte Ballet welcomes Ohad Naharin for the first time to set his work, Minus 16, as part of our first performance of the season, Fall Works. Read to see why Charlotte Ballet company members are excited to be a part of this piece....
2016/2017 Season Creating a movement
Nutcracker Charlotte Ballet announces all new production of Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Nutcracker Creation of new scenery and costumes in honor of Jane Spratt McColl
FALL WORKS October 20-22 | Knight Theater
A lifetime ofPOISE & CONFIDENCE starts now!
About Charlotte Ballet
Led by internationally acclaimed President and Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Charlotte Ballet is known for its strong dancers and versatile repertoire, ranging from classical ballet like the Nutcracker, to bold, contemporary works. The company of 25 professional dancers, who make Charlotte their home, annually present five performance series in Charlotte during a season spanning from October to April. In December 2014, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presented Associate Artistic Director Patricia McBride with a 2014 Kennedy Center Honor.Learn More About Us
Meet Our Dancers
The artists of the Charlotte Ballet are known for their high energy, precision and speed, as well as their ability to perform a versatile repertoire ranging from full-length classical ballets to innovative contemporary works.
Sarah Hayes Harkins
Originally from Waynesville, NC, Sarah has been dancing with Charlotte Ballet for 8 seasons and also attended Charlotte Ballet Summer Intensive before joining the Company.LEARN MORE ABOUT SARAH