October 13-15, 2022 KNIGHT THEATER
Charlotte Ballet’s season opens with the return of a fan favorite and an acclaimed work never before seen in Charlotte. Fall Works features Helen Pickett’s IN Cognito, created for Charlotte Ballet in 2019, with inspiration from NC author Tom Robbins. For the first time Charlotte Ballet will present Under the Lights, choreographed by Charlotte Ballet II Director Christopher Stuart and set to the music of the iconic Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. ArtsNash called this ballet a “seamless blend of classical, modern and popular dance styles”. Rounding out this triple bill program is the return of Crystal Pite’s A Picture of You Falling to the Knight Theater to create an unparalleled experience.
December 9-23, 2022 BELK THEATER
Celebrate the sights and sounds of the holidays at Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Nutcracker! This unwavering holiday spectacular is complete with extravagant sets and costumes, the treasured Tchaikovsky score and of course, a magnificent snowfall on the Belk Theater stage. Feel the magic in the air as we follow Clara on her timeless adventure to the whimsical Land of Sweets and encounter some familiar friends and foes along the way.
February 3-25 CENTER FOR DANCE
Innovation is unlimited in this fan-favorite series which includes two world premieres and the Charlotte premiere of our Artistic Director’s own work. We welcome for the first time Jennifer Archibald, founder and director of the Arch Dance Company in New York City and Cincinnati Ballet’s resident choreographer. Also featured will be the 2021 Guggenheim Fellow Helen Simoneau, whose dance-making explores proximity, intimacy and personal space. And making its Charlotte debut is Artistic Director Alejandro Cerrudo’s Silent Ghost, a piece that captivated audiences in 2018 at Pacific Northwest Ballet.
April 21-30, 2023 KNIGHT THEATER
Let your imagination soar on a magical journey to Neverland with Peter, Wendy, Tinker Bell and the rest of your favorite Neverland characters. This never-before-seen version of Peter Pan with new choreography by Christopher Stuart lets audiences uncover the mysteries of Peter’s life before his famous adventures and is sure to leave you feeling like you can fly! Just beware, you may encounter some pirates, crocodiles and pixie dust during your journey…
JUNE 9-17, 2023 CENTER FOR DANCE
Returning for its fourth season, Choreographic Lab showcases the work of new and emerging talent from within the company and dance community. The evening of shorts is the culmination of a year-round process in which the artists stretch their choreographic muscles in new ways and explore different avenues of dance. Creativity is truly unleashed!