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Our Dancers Can’t Wait for Peter Pan!

Take your imagination on an adventure at Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux's Peter Pan. One of our dancers' favorite performances, Peter Pan includes extravagant sets and costumes, marvelous dance and an experience you'll never, never forget. See what our dancers have to say about this fun adventure!

 

VIDEO: High-flying adventure with Peter Pan!

Don't miss Charlotte Ballet's Peter Pan! The timeless tale of the mischievous boy who never grows up comes to life on stage at the Knight Theater in a performance that is perfect for the whole family!


Quiz: Which Peter Pan Character Are You?

Are you caring like Wendy or adventurous like Peter? Take this quiz to find out!


Peter Pan Costume Renderings

No show is complete without the incredible costumes that really bring the story to life, and Peter Pan is no exception. Check out the transformation of the costumes for Peter Pan - from renderings to stage!


Preview the Performance: Peter Chu at Innovative Works

Innovative Works pushes the boundaries of ballet each year with new, contemporary works. Don't miss your chance to see what's on stage this year at our last weekend of performances!


From the Stage: Shakespeare Reinvented

Now - Feb 16, experience Shakespeare's iconic tales in a fresh, provocative way!


Our Dancers Can’t Wait for Peter Pan!

Take your imagination on an adventure at Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux's Peter Pan. One of our dancers' favorite performances, Peter Pan includes extravagant sets and costumes, marvelous dance and an experience you'll never, never forget. See what our dancers have to say about this fun adventure!


Your Guide to Peter Chu’s New Piece for Innovative Works

Peter Chu partners with Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Andrew Hartley to create a ballet exploring Hamlet's emotional journey throughout the play. Don't miss this boundary-pushing piece at Innovative Works!


VIDEO: Women In Shakespeare

"We're flipping the whole story." For Innovative Works, Choreographer Stephanie Martinez explores the concept of masculinity and femininity in Shakespeare's iconic couples.


Meet Tinker Bell

Dancer Sarah Hayes Harkins stars as Peter Pan’s spunky sidekick, Tinker Bell. Get to know Sarah and then come see her March 8-17 in Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Peter Pan.


A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Innovative Works

Hear from choreographer Peter Chu on his process working collaboratively with Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Andrew Hartley for Innovative Works.


Meet the Characters of Stephanie Martinez’s New Work

Learn more about the characters in Stephanie Martinez's collaborative work with Dr. Lynne Conner that explores Shakespeare’s leading female characters for Innovative Works.


Dancers’ Thoughts on the New Innovative Works

Don't miss Innovative Works, a daring experiment to bring Shakespeare's works to life through a collaboration with UNC Charlotte!


In Rehearsal for Innovative Works

See how Shakespeare's leading female characters are explored by choreographer Stephanie Martinez and playwright Dr. Lynne Conner in a fresh, provocative work at Charlotte Ballet's Innovative Works.


QUIZ: What is your Nutcracker dreamland?

Do you ever wonder what it's like for Clara to visit the magical lands in Nutcracker? Take our quiz to find out which land in Charlotte Ballet's Nutcracker best describes you this holiday season!


VIDEO: Experience the Magic of Nutcracker

Nutcracker is more than just a ballet performance when you attend with those you love. It's a treasured shared experience, a holiday tradition and precious time together during an otherwise busy season.


Bringing Nutcracker to Life

How does our million dollar Nutcracker makeover translate from costumes renderings to the big stage? See how our world-renowned design team made Nutcracker come to life!


Nutcracker in Photos

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


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!


What to wear to the Nutcracker

Our favorite mini blogger, Bean, shares her best Nutcracker-inspired looks for you to wear to Nutcracker!


Video: Petite Cérémonie Rehearsal

Called "a light-hearted piece full of spunky energy," the performance of Petite Cérémonie at Fall Works will be unlike anything Charlotte audiences have seen! Experience the rehearsal process for Medhi Walerski's Charlotte debut.


In the studio with Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free

Experience Fancy Free, the result of a historic collaboration between Bernstein and Robbins, as it is performed with accompaniment from the Charlotte Symphony at Fall Works!


Four Choreographers Return for the 2018/2019 Season

Four acclaimed choreographers are returning to Charlotte Ballet this season: Sasha Janes, Johan Inger, Helen Pickett and Peter Chu. See what they are creating for Charlotte Ballet's 2018/19 Season!


Video: The Making of Sasha Janes’ Facsimile

Sasha Janes creates a world premiere for Fall Works involving our full company of dancers. Set to a Leonard Bernstein score, the unique characters of this new, narrative ballet come to life with live accompaniment by the Charlotte Symphony.


Costume Renderings: Sasha Janes’ Fascimile

Do you ever wonder how a carnival would come to life on stage? See how Sasha Janes' Fascimile creates unique characters (and costumes!) for each company member!


Introducing New Choreographers for 2018/2019 Season

Artistic Director Hope Muir is continuously bringing in new choreographic voices to Charlotte, and this season is no exception. Read more about what Medhi Walerski, Stephanie Martinez and David Dawson are bringing to Charlotte Ballet this season!


Why Our Dancers Think You’ll Love Fall Works

Find out which dancer says "'Fancy Free' is on my ballet bucket list" and hear why our dancers think it is a show you won't want to miss!


2018/19 Season Highlights

FOUR returning favorites. THREE new choreographers. TWO ballet classics. ONE #PrettyPowerful Season! Don't miss a single minute when you secure your seats today!


Johan Inger’s Walking Mad Returns

After powerful audience response, Johan Inger’s Walking Mad returns for Spring Works! Don't miss the return of this stylistic game-changer!


Exclusive Add-On: Choreographic Lab

Subscribe to Charlotte Ballet's 2018/2019 Season to get the exclusive opportunity to add on Choreographic Lab!


From our dancers: Why you’ll love Spring Works

Three new choreographers and a return of audience favorite, Minus 16. See why our dancers think you'll love Spring Works!


From the Dancers: Thoughts on Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16

Charlotte Ballet welcomes the return of Ohad Naharin's Minus 16 at Spring Works. See why our dancers love this work!


Light rail extension: see The Most Incredible Thing

What better way to try out your first light rail trip into the city than to take it to see The Most Incredible Thing!!


Your Guide to The Most Incredible Thing

What will win the title of "the most incredible thing?"


VIDEO: The Most Incredible Thing – The Grind

See rehearsal footage from The Most Incredible Thing's "The Grind."


Meet the Main Characters of The Most Incredible Thing

Meet the 4 main characters of The Most Incredible Thing before buying your tickets!


Video: The Most Incredible Thing rehearsal

Step into the studio with Charlotte Ballet as we rehearse The Most Incredible Thing!


Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Rite of Spring Collaboration

Peter Chu's Rite of Spring: a collaboration with Charlotte Symphony, Charlotte Ballet and Charlotte-Mecklenburg students


Your Perfect Innovative Works Date Night

If you’re looking for a fun and different date night (hint, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner), check out our favorite food blogger Chrissie's suggestions!


The Most Incredible Thing Trailer

A mesmerizing display of talent and creativity, see why critiques think this performance is so incredible!


From the Stage: Innovative Works 2017/2018

Invigorating contemporary ballet in an intimate setting - check out Innovative Works from the stage!


Behind the Ballet: Innovative Works 2017/2018

Innovative Works opens this weekend! Are you ready? If not- we got you! Check out behind-the-scenes interviews with our 3 choreographers!


Video: In rehearsal with Myles Thatcher

Don't miss Myles Thatcher's new ballet at Innovative Works! Opens this weekend and runs through February 17!


The Most Incredible Thing brings renowned artists to Charlotte

Meet the creatives behind Charlotte Ballet's The Most Incredible Thing to see why The Telegraph wrote: “Take a bow, the entire lighting and design team."


Video: A History of Creation – Choreographer Sasha Janes

Watch to see our favorite Sasha choreography from past Innovative Works and don't miss his newest work for this year's performance!


Video: In rehearsal with Robyn Mineko Williams

Hear Innovative Work's choreographer Robyn Mineko Williams share her rehearsal process. Then be sure to see her work at Innovative Works! Tickets on sale now.


Why you’ll be most excited for The Most Incredible Thing

See which one of our dancers thinks, "Audiences will be shocked by The Most Incredible Thing- Charlotte Ballet is going to rock it."


4 things to know about The Most Incredible Thing

Click to find out 4 reasons why you wont want to miss this most incredible performance!


From our dancers: Why you have to see Innovative Works

"Three world premiers by incredible choreographers in an intimate setting makes Innovative Works a really special program."


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!


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!


Experience the Magic of Sleeping Beauty

Don't miss photos and video from our first enchanted weekend of Sleeping Beauty!


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.


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.