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October 14, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Opens Its 51st Season With Press Play, The Directorial Debut Of New Artistic Director Ángel Corella, October 16-26

The curtain goes up on the 51st season of the Pennsylvania Ballet this month, and adding to the thrill of a fresh fall season, our city’s exceptional company welcomes a new artistic director, Ángel Corella. At the end of the company’s 50th season, longstanding artistic director Roy Kaiser stepped down after 35 years with the […]

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July 7, 2014

BalletX Presents The World Premiere Of Sunset, o639 Hours, A Full-Length Work Created By The Troupe’s Co-Artistic Director, July 9-13

Philadelphia’s dynamic contemporary dance troupe BalletX never fails to entertain its audiences with remarkable moves and extraordinary spectacles of athleticism, agility and musicality. Since founding the company in 2005, co-artistic directors Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan have been committed to producing progressive dance and have debuted dozens of new works, expanding BalletX’s repertoire with more […]

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May 7, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Season Continues With Director’s Choice, A Mixed Bill Of Repertoire At The Academy Of Music, May 8-11

The curtain goes up on the Pennsylvania Ballet, as its 50th anniversary season continues with a mixed-bill series at the historic Academy of Music on the Avenue of the Arts this weekend, Thursday, May 8 through Sunday, May 11. With a selection of three differing works, our state troupe exhibits the depth and breadth of […]

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March 17, 2014

Shut Up & Dance, The Pennsylvania Ballet’s One-Night-Only Fundraiser Performance For MANNA, Returns Saturday, March 22

It’s time to take a seat for Shut Up & Dance, folks. An annual benefit performance for MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) presented by the dancers of Pennsylvania Ballet, the high-energy show hits the Forrest Theatre stage this Saturday, March 22. Now in its 22nd year, the dynamic night of dance supports the MANNA […]

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March 13, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Continues Its 50th Anniversary Season With Carmina Burana And Balanchine’s Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Through March 15

The curtain goes up on the Pennsylvania Ballet, as its 50th anniversary season mixed-bill series continues at the historic Academy of Music on the Avenue of the Arts tonight, Thursday, March 13. With a selection of two differing works, our state troupe exhibits the depth and breadth of its repertoire with this weekend-long performance series, […]

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February 7, 2014

BalletX Debuts Two World Premiere Performances During Winter Series 2014, February 12-16

Get ready. BalletX, The Wilma Theater’s dynamic resident dance company, kicks off 2014 with Winter Series 2014, a compelling show that is set to consist of two world premieres, a company premiere and a company return. Unlike the classic ballet performances that are more frequently the subject of performing arts, BalletX’s contemporary ballet performances always […]

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February 7, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Continues Its Season With A Mixed Bill Of Works Including Balanchine’s Serenade At The Merriam Theater, February 6-9

The curtain goes up on the Pennsylvania Ballet this weekend, as its mid-season mixed-bill series gets underway at the Merriam Theater on the Avenue of the Arts, Friday, February 6. With a selection of four differing works, our state troupe exhibits the depth and breadth of its repertoire with this weekend-long performance series, continuing just […]

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December 6, 2013

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Its Annual Production Of The Nutcracker December 7-29 And Its Inaugural Nutcracker Market December 7-8

Those seeking visions of sugarplums, take note. The Pennsylvania Ballet’s impeccable rendition of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker returns to the Academy of Music stage for the holiday season December 7 through 29. For two dozen performances this month, our city’s ballet troupe presents the timeless tale of Marie and her Nutcracker Prince set to the […]

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November 19, 2013

See Three Dynamic World Premieres During The BalletX Fall Series 2013 At The Wilma Theater, November 20-24

If you’ve never seen BalletX on stage, it’s time to take a seat and take in one of our city’s most high-octane dance troupes. Debuting three world-premiere pieces, BalletX is set to present an extraordinary spectacle of athleticism, agility and musicality during its Fall Series 2013 at The Wilma Theater, opening Wednesday, November 20 and […]

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October 17, 2013

The Pennsylvania Ballet Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary Season With A Company Premiere Of The Renowned Ballet, Jewels, October 17-27

The curtain rises in celebration of the Pennsylvania Ballet’s 50th anniversary season tonight, October 17 at 7:30 p.m., with a company premiere of Jewels, created by the late great choreographer George Balanchine, the co-founder of the renowned New York City Ballet. Jewels, which is credited as being the first full-length abstract ballet, is a show […]

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