The Sacramento Ballet, a world-class, forward-driven Northern California dance organization, reveals its 2021-22 season calendar featuring contemporary, neo-classical & new works. In keeping with its theme of “Wide Open,” the Sacramento Ballet will present five diverse programs reflecting fresh perspectives, distinct choreographic voices & broad community outreach.


The Nutcracker, December 12 – 23Safe Credit Union Theater


  • Classic sets by legendary designer Alain Vaes, lighting design by Trad Burns (Walt Disney, Wizard of Oz, etc.).
  • New choreography from three nationally recognized alumni (Nicole HaskinsJulia FeldmanColby Damon).
  • Half of the performances include The Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera, Andrew Grams conducting.
  • Guidance from Artistic / Executive Director Anthony Krutzkamp.

Catalyst: February 4 – 6: Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts

Exciting new & classic works by Archibald, Balanchine, Feldman, etc.

ChrysalisMarch 18 – 20: Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts

Northern California choreographic premieres include: Nicole Haskins, Issac Bates Vinueza & Val Caniparoli.

Beer & Ballet: May 11 – 20, Cunningham-Binda Stage / CLARA studios

Mentoring-in-action: tomorrow’s top talents today premiere their choreography in intimate rehearsal spaces.