INNOVATIVE WORKS

January 26-February 17, 2018 | Center for Dance

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Innovative Works, one of Charlotte Ballet’s most popular performances, showcases contemporary ballet in an intimate setting. The 200-seat theater at the Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance provides the perfect venue, bringing the artist and audience together for a truly unique experience.  For an added bonus – tickets include a dessert reception with the dancers and artistic staff following the show.

Experience new ballets by:

Sasha Janes – Called “a choreographer to watch” by the Washington Post, Sasha serves as Charlotte Ballet’s Resident Choreographer. He has created works for the School of American Ballet, Richmond Ballet and is currently a ballet faculty member and choreographer for The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

Myles Thatcher – While dancing with San Francisco Ballet, Myles has also earned a reputation for his eye-catching and dynamic choreography. Myles has choreographed for the Rolex Arts Weekend in Mexico City, New York City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet and San Francisco Ballet.

Robyn Mineko Williams A former colleague of Artistic Director Hope Muir at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Robyn began making her own work in 2001 through Hubbard Street’s Inside/Out Choreographic Workshop. This three-time Princess Grace choreography award winner has also created works for Atlanta Ballet, Grand Rapids Ballet and Visceral Dance Chicago.


Tickets

$25 – $80
Sold exclusively through CarolinaTix

Casting

Announced January 2018

PERFORMANCE DATES

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Jan. 26 | Friday | 7:30 PM             Buy Tickets

Jan. 27 | Saturday | 7:30 PM        Buy Tickets

Feb. 1 | Thursday | 7:30 PM         Buy Tickets

Feb. 2 | Friday | 7:30 PM              Buy Tickets

Feb. 3 | Saturday | 2 PM               Buy Tickets

Feb. 3 | Saturday | 7:30 PM         Buy Tickets

Feb. 8 | Thursday | 7:30 PM         Buy Tickets

Feb. 9 | Friday | 7:30 PM                 Buy Tickets

Feb. 10 | Saturday | 2 PM               Buy Tickets

Feb. 10 | Saturday | 7:30 PM         Buy Tickets

Feb. 15 | Thursday | 7:30 PM         Buy Tickets

Feb. 16 | Friday | 7:30 PM              Buy Tickets

Feb. 17 | Saturday | 2 PM               Buy Tickets

Feb. 17 | Saturday | 7:30 PM         Buy Tickets


ON THE BLOG

Dancers Thoughts on the Season

Out of all the performances in the 2017/2018 Season, learn more about why dancer Lexi Johnston is most excited about Innovative Works.

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17/18 Season: Hope Muir Introduces Seven New Choreographers

For her inaugural season as artistic director, Hope Muir has drawn on her wide international dance experience to curate a range of choreographic voices that reflect her passion for both the existing masters and the mentoring of new talent.

Meet choreographer Robin Mineko Williams who make her Charlotte Ballet debuts at Innovative Works.

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PLAN YOUR VISIT

Theater, Seating & Parking

Need directions, theater information or want to get the best rates on parking? We’ve got you covered.

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Dining & Activities

Uptown Charlotte is bustling with restaurants, museums and fun! Make it a perfect ballet outing by adding on some of our favorite things near the theater.

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