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QUIZ: Which Nutcracker character are you?

Are you a popular sweetheart like the Sugar Plum Fairy or do you have a bit of a mischievous streak like the Mouse King? Take our quiz to find out which character you'd be in Charlotte Ballet's Nutcracker.

 

The Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance: Seating and Parking

After buying your tickets to a performance at the Center for Dance, make sure you know all the details on seating and parking!


What makes Sensory Friendly Nutcracker so special?

Listen as we interview Director of Education & Community Engagement Bianca Bonner about what makes this sensory friendly performance so special!


Nutcracker in Photos

See a sneak peek of what to expect at Nutcracker before you buy your tickets!


The evolution of Fall Works: Past, present and future

See where we have been, what we are doing now and what Artistic Director Hope Muir sees in the company's future- all wrapped into one Fall Works performance!


Video: Charlotte Ballet’s Most Incredible Season

Charlotte Ballet kicks off our 2017/18 season in a big way with our new artistic director Hope Muir, and Fall Works packed with three new ballets! See what makes this our most INCREDIBLE season yet!


10 things to know about Fall Works’ Elsa Canasta

Find out all you need to know about Fall Work's Elsa Canasta choreographed by Javier de Frutos.


2017/2018 Season Highlights

The 2017/2018 season is upon us! Are you excited yet? See what Charlotte ballet has in store for you this season.


From our dancers: Why audiences will be blown away by Fall Works

Company dancer Sarah Hayes Harkins believes "Fall works will be very exciting- I hope Charlotte is ready for us to blow them away with our diversity." Hear more thoughts from our dancers on why you need to see Fall Works!


The Knight Theater: Seating and Parking

Planning to catch a ballet at the Knight Theater? We've got all the details about seating options and parking!


The Belk Theater: Seating and Parking

Heading to the Belk Theater? Check out your seating options and learn everything you need to know about parking.


The Belk Theater: What to do Uptown

Have some time before the performance or want to make a night out of going to the ballet? Check out our recommendations on everything to do Uptown around the Belk Theater.


The Knight Theater: What to do Uptown

When you're visitng the Knight Theater for a ballet, make a day out of it by discovering new restaurants, fun drinks or family friendly activities - all within walking distance of the theater!


The Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance: What to do Uptown

Planning a visit to the Center for Dance? Check out a few of our favorite places in Fourth Ward to enhance your experience.


Dancer’s Thoughts on the Season

With 6 new choreographers, 3 world premieres and 2 American premieres, see why Charlotte Ballet company dancers are so excited for the 2017/2018 Season!


17/18 Season: Hope Muir Introduces 7 New Choreographers

Hope Muir has drawn on her wide international dance experience to introduce seven new choreographers for Charlotte Ballet’s 17/18 Season, three world premieres and two American premieres.


Your Guide to Wuthering Heights

Your guide to everything Wuthering Heights! Learn more about the relationships and themes before joining us for Sasha Janes newest creation.


3 Things to Know About Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë’s literary masterpiece, is a passionate story of love and revenge boldly adapted into a ballet by Charlotte Ballet Associate Artistic Director Sasha Janes. Learn three things about the show you might not know!


Meet The Lilac Fairy from Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty is one of the most iconic ballets of all time and the role of The Lilac Fairy is one of the most notable. Meet Charlotte Ballet's Lilac Fairy Sarah Lapointe and learn more about why she's looking forward to putting her own spin the well-known role.


What’s the Point of Pointe Shoes?

In Sleeping Beauty, the cast of more than 80 dancers includes many ballerinas wearing pointe shoes. Alessandra Ball James, who will dance the lead role of Princess Aurora, answered questions about these magical shoes.


Your Perfect Innovative Works Date Night

Create the perfect uptown date night with Innovative Works and dinner/drinks suggestions from food blogger Chrissie of Off the Eaten Path.


Innovative Works – 20 Years of Memories

In his first year as artistic director, Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux created Innovative Works to present contemporary ballet to the community. Twenty years and 105 ballets later, we look back at some of our favorite memories.


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.


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.