Performances & Tickets

Our upcoming events are listed below:






December 7 - 23, 2018 | The Long Center


*Audio description services are available for the performance on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 7:30pm.

THE FOLLOWING PERFORMANCES ARE SOLD OUT:
Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 2pm
Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 2pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 2pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 7:30pm
Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 2pm
Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2pm
Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 7:30pm
Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 2pm

THE 56TH ANNUAL PRODUCTION PRESENTED BY THE GEORGIA B. LUCAS FOUNDATION FUND

Your favorite way to celebrate the season returns for its 56TH year! Ballet Austin’s annual production of The Nutcracker never disappoints, with hundreds of dancers, beautiful sets and costumes, and Tchaikovsky’s delicious score performed live by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. From a festive holiday party to an exotic court of sweets, watch as our young heroine Clara faces her fears, rescues her prince, and dreams big during the journey of a lifetime! Make memories to last a lifetime when you share this special holiday tradition with family and friends!



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February 15 - 17, 2019 | The Long Center

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s distinctive style of dance making is as sensual as her Latin roots, and when it comes to mixing performance with passion, she always delivers! While making a name for herself with major ballet companies around the world, this choreographic phenom returns to Austin at Artistic Director Stephen Mills’ special invitation to showcase some of her favorite works, including the luscious Requiem for a Rose, the flirtatious, all-male Sombrerisimo, and two intimate duets that will leave you wanting more. Extend your Valentine’s Day festivities with this stimulating artistic experience!



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March 29 - 31, 2019 | The Long Center

WORLD PREMIERE
UNDERWRITTEN THROUGH THE GENEROSITY OF THE BUTLER NEW CHOREOGRAPHY ENDOWMENT

They were meant to guide us and keep us on the straight and narrow. But many of the saccharin stories we were told as children started as grim reminders of what happens when naivete´ meets wickedness, and the balance between good and evil is in question. In this new, full-length work, made possible through the generous support of the Butler New Choreography Endowment, Artistic Director Stephen Mills delves into the underbelly of some of your favorite fairytales and shows you the real beauty of the lessons they impart. Inspired by the visual art of Natalie Frank, the world premiere of Grimm Tales will leave you unsettled, unafraid, and undeniably hungry for more.



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May 10 - 12, 2019 | The Long Center

She’s young, naïve and distraught after learning her lover is pledged to another. As this fragile beauty dies of a broken heart, will she spare her soul mate a fate worse than death? We conclude our season with the 19TH century classic Giselle, one of the great ballets of the Romantic era, featuring some of the most iconic and imposing characters of the genre, The Wilis, and the ethereal corps de ballet work that surrounds this ghostly sisterhood. Called back from the grave by this collection of broken hearts, Giselle must decide between justice and redemption for the man who deceived her. Join us Mother’s Day weekend for the time-tested story of a mad love that turns to madness and, ultimately, forgiveness. If you’ve ever been love’s fool, you’ll relate to this touching tale.



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