Nutcracker 2021-2022 Performance

The Nutcracker

December 10-26, 2021 | Ohio Theatre


Journey from reality to fantasy and back again in one enchanting night! Watch sparkling snow, charming characters and wonderful surprises come to life as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince take you on a magical journey that you and yours won’t soon forget.  This holiday classic production, co-created by Gerard Charles and Robert Post, is rounded out with the invigorating orchestral music of Tchaikovsky.  Renew your holiday traditions this season with The Nutcracker!

Giselle Performance


February 11-19, 2022 | Davidson Theatre


Witness a love story that has captivated hearts for centuries with Edwaard Liang’s Giselle. This timeless ballet, set to Adolphe Adam’s score, features classical elements as it weaves the haunting tale of a peasant girl’s quest for love. Liang’s Giselle reimagines and reinvigorates this beloved work, leaving audiences inspired and awed.

Cinderella 2021-2022 Performance


April 8-10, 2022 | Ohio Theatre


Race against the clock in Edwaard Liang’s enchanting production of Cinderella. Set to Prokofiev’s jubilant and lush score, this classic fairytale will captivate all ages.

Directors Choice 2021-2022 Performance

Director’s Choice

May 20-28, 2022 | Davidson Theatre


World Premiere--Harper

Stretch your imagination into the unknown as BalletMet artists move to their extremes in a World Premiere by Francesca Harper.  A choreographer with international acclaim, Harper deconstructs movement with torque and inverted shapes into a style uniquely her own. Dedicated to creating empowering works and awareness, Harper’s choreography is an authentic experience to behold.

Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux

In an energetic display of brilliant technique and artistry, George Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux will have you riveted to your seat.  One of the most difficult passages of classical ballet, Balanchine’s duet is chock full of fast-paced dancing, sparkling pirouettes, and a stunning fly-through-the-air fish dive.  A must-see ballet for even the novice ballet enthusiast!

Wheeldon’s After the Rain

Love affectionate and pure, Christopher Wheeldon’s excerpt from After the Rain will move you as emotionally as the dancers move passionately.  Wheeldon’s choreography, with its sustained successive movement, reveals a melancholic expression keeping you enwrapped in this contemporary ballet from the first stroke of the piano keys.

Millepied’s Appassionata

A piece marked by precision and elegance, three sets of couples move in Benjamin Millepied’s Appassionata in a lively interpretation of the dynamic sonata by Beethoven. With choreography that takes an explosive step away from classical form, Millepied’s dance brilliantly matches the contrasts in the score.  In a piece as rapturous for the ear as it is for the eye, BalletMet artists showcase high level technique at its finest.

Abraham’s When We Take Flight

Award-winning choreographer extraordinaire, Kyle Abraham enlightens the soul with a telling vision of what transpires when communities come together.  Guided by the powerful abstract music from Ryan Lott, Abraham’s movement folds and unfolds like soft rippling waves of the ocean.  Where swagger meets classicism, you will find Abraham’s signature style.