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Bryan Arias Receives 2017 Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship

Just announced - 2017/2018 Season featured choreographer Bryan Arias has received a 2017 Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship.

 

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.


The Most Incredible Thing in Photos

See more of The Most Incredible Thing's extraordinary set designs and colorful characters by looking through our photo gallery!


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."


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!


What to wear to the Nutcracker

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


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.


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!


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.