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2017—2018 Season

Opening Night Gala

Friday, October 6

Gala – 6:30 p.m.
Performance – 8:00 p.m.

Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

Walpurgisnacht Ballet (Ballet Tucson premiere)
Phantom of the Opera —The Ballet
Paquita—Grand Pas Classique

Tickets Available 8/23—Learn More

Opening Night Gala includes:
Pre-performance wine & buffet reception
Silent auction
Live musical entertainment
Post-performance champagne and dessert reception with company artists

Walpurgisnacht Ballet (Ballet Tucson premiere)
Choreography: George Balanchine
Ballet Tucson offers its 2nd work by the immortal genius and foremost dance maker of the 20th century, George Balanchine.  This enduring ballet is a joyous revelry set to excerpts from Gounod’s Faust.

Phantom of the Opera —The Ballet
Choreography: Chieko Imada, Mary Beth Cabana, Daniel Precup
Murder and mayhem are the order of the day at the Paris Opera in Ballet Tucson’s wildly popular, original work – loosely based on the 1925 silent film.

Paquita—Grand Pas Classique
Choreography: after Marius Petipa
A cornerstone of classical ballet repertoire, Paquita displays Spanish-style dance infused with bold expression, technical virtuosity and spirited music by Ludwig Minkus.

$100 per person

Order by phone: 800.838.3006
Order online: www.brownpapertickets.com

Fall Concert

Saturday, October 7 — 2:00 pm & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 8 — 1:00 p.m.

Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

Walpurgisnacht Ballet (Ballet Tucson premiere)
Phantom of the Opera—The Ballet

Paquita—Grand Pas Classique

Tickets Available 8/23—Learn More

 

Walpurgisnacht Ballet (Ballet Tucson premiere)
Choreography: George Balanchine
Ballet Tucson offers its 2nd work by the immortal genius and foremost dance maker of the 20th century, George Balanchine.  This enduring ballet is a joyous revelry set to excerpts from Gounod’s Faust.

Phantom of the Opera —The Ballet
Choreography: Chieko Imada, Mary Beth Cabana, Daniel Precup
Murder and mayhem are the order of the day at the Paris Opera in Ballet Tucson’s wildly popular, original work – loosely based on the 1925 silent film.

Paquita—Grand Pas Classique
Choreography: after Marius Petipa
A cornerstone of classical ballet repertoire, Paquita displays Spanish-style dance infused with bold expression, technical virtuosity and spirited music by Ludwig Minkus.

General $45
Seniors/Student/Military $40

Order by phone: 800.838.3006
Order online: www.brownpapertickets.com

Footprints at the Fox

Saturday, November 18 — 1:00 p.m.

Fox Tucson Theatre

Cheer the next generation of dance makers at the historic Fox Theatre with engaging, new works from our professional company.

Tickets Available 10/1—Learn More

 

Cheer the next generation of dance makers at the historic Fox Theatre with engaging, new works from our professional company.  Innovative, entertaining, moving and suitable for the entire family.  Vote for your favorite piece – winners will be announced on Facebook and awarded a cash prize.

One performance only!

General $25 (festival seating)

Order by phone: 800.838.3006
Order online: www.brownpapertickets.com

The Nutcracker

Friday, December 22 — 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 23 — 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 24 — 1:00 p.m.

Tucson Music Hall

 

 

Tickets Available 9/6—Learn More

Ballet Tucson’s award-winning, beloved production is the “must see” event of the holiday season!

General $30 – $58*
Seniors/Students/Military $26 – $40*
Groups $19 – $31*

Order by phone: 800.745.3000
Order online: www.ticketmaster.com

*Base ticket price does not include any applicable surcharges/processing fees.

Winter Concert — Bernstein & Ballet

Friday, February 2 — 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 3 — 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 4 — 1:00 p.m.

Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

West Side Story (premiere)
Graduation Ball 

Divertimento in D 
(premiere)

 

Tickets Available 12/1—Learn More

In collaboration with

Tucson Desert Song Festival

West Side Story (premiere)
Choreography:Chieko Imada, Mary Beth Cabana, Daniel Precup
As the finale to the festival-wide celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday, Ballet Tucson creates a fresh version of this universal tale of love, loss and hope.  Performed with live vocal and instrumental accompaniment.

Graduation Ball 
Choreography: after David Lichine
Set in a fashionable 1800’s Viennese finishing school for girls, the headmistress invites cadets from a military academy to attend their graduation ball.  Flirtations and mischief ensue in this charming, historic ballet with music my Johann Strauss II.

Divertimento in D (premiere)
Choreography: Daniel Precup
This well-known Mozart work combines eclectic choreography styles to create an updated take on the Classical Period in which the composer’s music was originated.

General $45
Seniors/Students/Military $40

Order by phone: 800.838.3006
Order online: www.brownpapertickets.com

Spring Concert — Dance & Dessert 2018

Friday, March 16 — 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 17 — 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 18 — 1:00 p.m.

Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

Carmen & Mixed Repertoire

 

Tickets Available 1/2—Learn More

Back by popular demand, Daniel Precup’s intense and passionate Carmen is the centerpiece of our end-of-season program.

This variety filled event culminates with the premiere of Mark Schneider’s western-themed ballet Saddle Up! featuring classic cowboy songs from the Bill Ganz Western Band. Gourmet dessert tastings are served at the conclusion of each show.

General $45
Seniors/Students/Military  $40
Groups $35

Order by phone: 800.838.3006
Order online: www.brownpapertickets.com

BT2

Sunday, May 20 — 2:00 p.m.

Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

Swan Lake, Act II
Bits & Pieces
Back to Bach
(premier)

 

Tickets on sale 3/1—Learn More

Ballet Tucson’s exceptional youth company presents its end-of-season concert.

General $25 (festival seating)

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Subscription. Information

Enhance your experience with Ballet Tucson by becoming a subscriber, and receive exclusive benefits.
Questions: Call Ballet Tucson 520-903-1445.

 

 

 

Exclusive Benefits for Subscribers

  • Discounted Performances: Receive tickets to all five season performances for over 15% off general admission prices.
  • 15% Discount:  Enjoy savings of 15% off the cost of additional single tickets as a Season Subscriber. (No discount is available for the Opening Night Gala performance.)
  • Premium Seats:  As a subscriber, you receive preferred seating for all performances in the season.
  • Priority Renewal:  Subscribers receive priority seating when renewing subscriptions for the 2017-2018 season.
  • Appreciation Day:  Each season, we salute our subscribers and donors with an event filled with activities including an open rehearsal, refreshments, prize drawings, and the chance to interact with company dancers.
  • Free Ticket Exchanges:  If your schedule changes, your tickets can also.  Complimentary ticket exchange is available for any other performance in the same concert series.

Subscription Options & Pricing

Gala Subscription
Series Price – $230.00 per person
(includes the Opening Night Gala on October 6, 2017)

Regular Subscription
Series Price – $185.00 per person

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