Making History

Welcome to our 2017/2018 season!

Dance through history and experience three centuries of ballet masterworks. Sacramento Ballet’s 2017-2018 season manifests what dance was, is, and can be.

“See the music, hear the dance.” – George Balanchine

Subscription packages will be available soon!



Beer & Ballet

October 13-29, 2017
at Fry-Paoletti Stage at the Sacramento Ballet
Sacramento Ballet’s talented artists create off-the-charts entertainment with untamed imagination.

Ron Cunningham’s

The Nutcracker

December 9-23, 2017
at the Community Center Theater
The most beloved of all Sacramento traditions, Ron Cunningham’s delightful Nutcracker is the “Crown Jewel” of holiday entertainment.

The Sacramento Ballet Gala:
Dancing Through the Decades

January 27th, 2018


February 16-18, 2018
at the Community Center Theater
The universal message of trust, commitment, forgiveness, and the cleansing transcendence of selfless love are values as timely today as in the 19th century.

Carmina Burana

March 23-25, 2018
at the Community Center Theater
Ron Cunningham’s epic, larger-than-life spectacle to the soaring music of Carl Orff is the signature masterwork of the Sacramento Ballet.

with Serenade
George Balanchine’s famous quote, “see the music, hear the dance,” is eloquently illustrated in his first great masterpiece created on American soil.

Modern Masters: Red Hot

May 11-13, 2018
(Tickets on sale January 2018)
at Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College.
Blood Rush
Ma Cong’s visceral Blood Rush to the sizzling music of Latin composer Astor Piazzola, defines the word hot!
Ron Cunningham’s Bolero perfectly captures the relentless drive of Ravel’s pulsating music.
Fluctuating Hemlines
Witty, urbane, sophisticated, and deliciously irreverent production has 1960s fashion collide with 21st century mores.

The Genius of Balanchine

June 1-17, 2018
(Tickets on sale January 2018)
at Fry-Paoletti Stage at the Sacramento Ballet
Experience a wealth of brilliant excerpts from George Balanchine in the intimate setting of the Sacramento Ballet studios.