From action packed classics to contemporary renditions of some of the most-loved stories of all time, our 2014-2015 Season has something for every ballet lover. Timeless tales like Don Quixote, Carmen, and The Three Musketeersmix with comtemporary pieces Fumbling Towards Ecstasy and Forgotten Land, alongside guest performances by Houston Ballet and a special added program of Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo to make this season one of our best yet!
The Three Musketeers
It’s all for one and one for all in David Nixon’s action packed ballet filled with impressive sword fights, swashbuckling comedy, and stunning choreography filled with beautiful romantic duets. This spectacular production, imported from Europe, is a ballet the whole family can enjoy.
Oct. 23 to Oct. 25 Calgary
Nov. 07 to Nov. 08 Edmonton
The magical tale of Klara and her Nutcracker defeating the evil Rat Tsar and his army of mice continues to dazzle audiences in our glittering production set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.
On Tour / Dec 03 to Dec 07
Edmonton / Dec 12 to Dec 14
Calgary / Dec 18 to Dec 24
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
This all-male group of professional ballet dancers performs a full range of dance repertoire, bringing audiences to unstoppable laughter by incorporating and exaggerating the quirks, accidents, and underlying incongruities of serious dance.
Calgary / Jan 16 to Jan 17
Edmonton / Jan 20 to Jan 21
Fumbling Towards Ecstasy - Director's Cut
Set to the music of Sarah McLachlan, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy traces the spiritual odyssey of a woman’s life from first romantic encounter to mature love. This updated version features new choreography and songs from Sarah's upcoming studio album.
Feb 12 to Feb 14 Calgary
Feb 20 to Feb 21 Edmonton
Carmen & Forgotten Land
Alberta Ballet’s Yukichi Hattori brings his interpretation of the provocative gypsy to life in an alluring world-premiere event that will entrance you the same way Carmen does to the men who dare to cross her path.
Mar 20 to Mar 21 Edmonton
Mar 26 to Mar 28 Calgary
La Bayadère: The Temple Dancer (Houston Ballet)
A fire God, opium dreams, and a crashing temple – Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère is classical ballet with a touch of Bollywood performed by the world-acclaimed Houston Ballet. This lively story features lavish scenery depicting the jungles of India and the famous Shades scene, staged for the entire corps de ballet.
Apr 30 to May 02 Calgary
May 08 to May 09 Edmonton