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Fresh Production, Choreography and Storytelling in Cinderella

Powerful glass pointe slippers, 18th Century sets and 1940s Prokofiev score meet 21st Century Choreography by acclaimed choreographer Paul Vasterling in Cinderella (February 16-18, 2024) Live Orchestra At All Performances To Feature Acclaimed Conductor Maestro Ming Luke; Youth Dancers Merit-Chosen From Nutcracker Perform Walk-Ons; Free Pre-Show Dress-Up Parties Scheduled Before Matinees Sacramento Ballet’s joyous new … Continued

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Sacramento Ballet’s Spellbinding Nutcracker Returns

Sacramento Ballet’s Nutcracker production highlights local family traditions with 200-plus children cast as mice, mushrooms, peppermints and shooting stars. Presenting Sponsor, California Walnuts engages audiences with Nutcracker holiday hashtag: #ANuttyHolidayTradition. SacBallet’s family-favorite Nutcracker (December 9-23, 2023) promises to excite, engage and electrify Northern Californian audiences this year with a three-week run of evening and matinee … Continued

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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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