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Growth Trajectory Signals Optimistic Sacramento Ballet Future

Determined Vision Leads To BIPOC Grant Award, Second Company Start-Up, Sold-Out Shows, International Appearances, Growing Acclaim SACRAMENTO, Calif, July 6, 2023 — Sacramento Ballet wrapped its 2022-23 season on an exhilarating high note marked by sold-out performances, powerful hard-won, diversity-enabling grants and enthusiastic local support. With world stage-worthy modern choreographic productions which appeal to and … Continued

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Sacramento Ballet unveils enticing 2023/24 season titled Escape

Sacramento Ballet has unveiled its enticing 2023/24 season titled Escape (September 29, 2023 – May 21, 2024) featuring the long-awaited return of Sergei Prokofiev’s 1945 classic Cinderella, with modern choreography by acclaimed Nashville Ballet artistic director Paul Vasterling. Sacramento’s beloved holiday hometown Nutcracker returns along with cutting-edge programming via Visions and Innovations. The season opens … Continued

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Sacramento Ballet’s Emergence (May 19-21) wraps 2022-23 Season

Capping an exciting run of hit performances, Sacramento Ballet will end its 2022-23 season at a technical pinnacle with the Emergence series, May 19-21, at The Sofia Theater in Sacramento. Performances will feature the breathtaking, influential neo-classical/modern collaborative ballet titled Agon by composer Igor Stravinsky and choreographer George Balanchine. Also featured are three world premiere commissions from acclaimed dancemakers … Continued

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Visions Series featuring Jermaine Maurice Spivey Commission

WORLD PREMIERE TAPS PULSE OF GLOBAL DANCE INNOVATION IN VISIONS SERIES FEATURING JERMAINE MAURICE SPIVEY COMMISSION Cutting Edge Program Features Celebrated Choreography from Penny Saunders and Alejandro Cerrudo   Visions (March 31 – April 2, 2023) brings a newly commissioned, world premiere by renowned choreographer Jermaine Maurice Spivey titled COURSE OF ACTION. The program also showcases Penny Saunders’ … Continued

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Sacramento Ballet announces Swan Lake

SACRAMENTO BALLET ANNOUNCES ITS NEW DANCEMAKER-DRIVEN, WORLD VISION- INFLUENCED PRODUCTION OF TCHAIKOVSKY’S TIMELESS LOVE STORY, SWAN LAKE   Swan Lake (February 17-19). Following Sacramento Ballet’s immensely successful “hometown” Nutcracker, the hard-working company is preparing for upcoming performances of Tchaikovsky’s iconic Swan Lake on February 17-19, 2023. Staged by Artistic Director Anthony Krutzkamp, who has performed … Continued

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