Fort Wayne Ballet steps out on the town with this stunning and diverse repertoire program with a nod to New York City. The evening will feature Fancy Free, a collaboration between Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein that lead to the inspiration for the smash Broadway hit On the Town (Robbins and Bernstein would later produce West Side Story). Additional works include Italian Suite by Gerald Arpino, co-founder of the Joffery Ballet, and Three Virgins and a Devilby Agnes de Mille, known for her transformative work in American music theatre in the 1940s and 1950s including Rodeo and Oklahoma! Put on your best evening attire for a night out with the ballet and these timeless masterworks. (Casual attire is, of course, welcome!)
Dream along with Clara as her Nutcracker prince battles the Mouse Queen and sweeps her off to the enchanted Land of Sweets. Sugar Plums pirouette in this visual spectacle; a must-see for the young at heart. Start a new family tradition this holiday season with Fort Wayne Ballet’s original The Nutcracker!
Featuring multiple performances with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.
The most infamous of love stories sweeps onto the stage in this poignant ballet with music by Sergei Prokofiev. Two star-crossed lovers seek to defy the bitter legacy of their feuding families, but fate is not so easily overcome. Fort Wayne Ballet brings Romeo & Juliet to life with the help of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.
This kid-friendly Halloween performance will have you giggling your fears away as our talented pre-professional dancers and youth company transform into not-so-scary ghouls. But we won’t be the only ones in costume; wear your trick-or-treating best to the performance and join us for Trunk or Treat on the Auer Center Campus.
First kidnapped by toads and then promised in marriage to Mr. Mole, Thumbelina escapes them all to find her Flower Prince. Come and meet the trainees and pre-professionals of Fort Wayne Ballet as they translate this tiny fairytale world into huge fun!
At the little boarding school, Miss Clavel keeps a tight rein on her charges — all but that mischievous little Madeline! Don’t miss it as the Fort Wayne Ballet Youth Company dances this beloved children’s book to life!
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