Our history repertoire and company members balletmet. A collection of short ballets pays homage to the great choreographer george balanchine, as well as two otherschristopher wheeldon and justin peckwho each danced with new york city ballet in different eras, yet who have risen in recent years as intelligent choreographers like balanchine himself. Academy families will be kept up to date via email with any new and pertinent information. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include balletmet, balletmet columbus, columbus ballet, new york city ballet. My growth as an artist here over the past seven years has developed because of the balletmet family, and i will always hold the company in the highest regard. You can make ticket purchases by calling or going directly to the balletmet box office, monday friday 10am to 2pm, located at 322 mount vernon avenue, columbus oh or by calling 6142294848. The barber of seville october 21, 2012 new york city ballet moves october 2728, 2012 julius caesar november 1018, 2012 balletmet columbus the nutcracker november 2325, 2012 too hot to handel. By balletmetjuly 2012latest news from balletmet no comments. This isnt karen hardins first rodeo, er, nutcracker. Balletmet presents the nutcracker ballet in columbus, ohio. Treat yourself with tickets to the show of the year. Balletmet s annual production of the nutcracker will continue to create everlasting holiday memories for guests.
Balletmet is attending the nutcracker at ohio theatre. The first is called carousel and is choreographer, christopher wheeldons graceful and elegant interpretation of a 1945 broadway musical about new love. Balletmet serves central ohio as a cultural and educational resource by engaging the best and brightest dancers and choreographers to live and work in columbus, attracting regional audiences, and educating the next generation of dancers, audiences and supporters. The show features pieces choreographed by local and tony nominated talent. For a detailed look at ticket prices and amazing discounts, visit our website. Balletmet dance academy is now ranked among the nations largest studios associated with a professional company and offers hundreds of classes each year to students ages 3 to 84. Every december, balletmet takes up the tale of the sugar plum fairy, the mouse king and, of course, the nutcracker prince in a performance that promises to infuse even the most scroogelike audience member with a hearty dose of christmas spirit. Balletmet updates closures and cancellations balletmet. Charles has worked with balletmet columbus of columbus, ohio for 26 years, first as a dancer then as ballet master, and for the last 10 years as artistic director.
The nutcracker makes its return to balletmet columbus. You can make ticket purchases by calling or going directly to the balletmet box office, monday friday 10am to 2pm, located at 322 mount vernon avenue, columbus oh or. This marks the best dance experience you could have this december as balletmet. Balletmet tickets buy balletmet theatre tickets at. Purchase single tickets or invite your friends and coworkers and reserve a table. The ballet, with its world of toys and adventure in a little girls dream land, is makes its return. Rabe was able to work with many world renown choreographers including james kudelka, christopher wheeldon, edwaard liang, amy seiwert, david nixon, lynne taylorcorbett. Charles will work with balletmet to launch its exciting 2012 season, kicked off by the global dance stars gala on august 18, 2012. Tickets are authentic and will arrive before your event. The nutcracker ball is balletmet s largest fundraising event and proceeds directly benefit all areas of columbus s premiere dance company. To buy balletmet tickets for sale at discounted prices, choose from the balletmet schedule and dates below. Our favorite is ella bella ballerina and the nutcracker. Gerard charles to leave balletmet columbus for joffrey ballet. Dec 18, 2011 balletmet columbus tickets january 2, 2012 at 11.
The ballet features 180 students from balletmets academy. The production will stand as one of relatively few familyfriendly offerings presented by balletmet with the obvious exception of the annual run of the nutcracker. Sparkling snow, charming characters, and wonderful surprises come to life as clara and her nutcracker prince travel through the luminous land of the sugar plum fairy. Dec 19, 20 meet some of the student and professional dancers playing the role in balletmet s the nutcracker. This show has been enjoyed in columbus since 1974 and is something that youll want to see year after year with family and friends. Theatrical excellence at its mesmerizing best will be at show as the balletmet columbus the nutcracker performance comes to town.
Meet some of the student and professional dancers playing the role in balletmets the nutcracker. This amazing show is the perfect blend of cultures to create an unforgettable experience that will stick with you even days after the curtains drop. Oct 03, 2012 balletmet, along with the jazz arts group, celebrates the 200 th birthday of columbus by honoring the original jazz moves which won the greater columbus arts councils artistic excellence award by showcasing the past, present, and future of columbus life through dance. The production also features two other pieces to be performed by balletmet dancers. The tale of the imaginative clara, the nutcracker who turns into a prince, the mouse king, and the sugarplum fairy features a. On friday friday 27th december 2019 you could join balletmet. Balletmet s professional company stages 60 to 70 performances each year in columbus and on tour. Balletmet nutcracker 1 the largest city in ohio and. May 01, 2012 chicago may 2, 2012 the joffrey ballet is pleased to welcome to the artistic team gerard charles, who will join the company as a ballet master beginning in july. Create a holiday tradition with balletmet the nutcracker.
Balletmet is an american ballet company and academy based in columbus, ohio. Visit the columbus metro library they have a lot of great books about the nutcracker. This combination of some of the brightest and hottest talent in the industry will be appearing on the ohio theatre columbus stage on saturday saturday 28th december 2019 will only be around. The nutcracker makes its return to balletmet columbus the. Cocreated by gerard charles and robert post, this spellbinding production invites you inside the earnest and imaginative dreams of young clara as she. Balletmet columbus tickets the nutcracker columbus. Gerard charles to leave balletmet columbus for joffrey. Nov 06, 2006 check balletmets website as more nutcracker appearances are scheduled. Balletmet, along with the jazz arts group, celebrates the 200 th birthday of columbus by honoring the original jazz moves which won the greater columbus arts councils artistic excellence award by showcasing the past, present, and future of columbus life through dance. Dec 12, 2014 christmas comes every year, and for balletmet columbus, so too does the nutcracker. See 7 tips from 192 visitors to balletmet performance space. This is your best chance at ordering tickets to join the fun. The nutcracker comes to ohio theatre columbus on friday th december 2019. Founded in 1974, balletmet has developed into a bestinclass ohio cultural institution.
Claire hoover, a student in balletmet s dance academy, discusses how she came to audition for, and ultimately land, the role of young clara in the nutcracker. For questions on purchasing balletmet tickets or general inquries, please contact our ticket specialists for all your ticket needs. Fill out an application to be considered for a company class audition. Balletmet 322 mt vernon ave, columbus, ohio 43215 rated 4. What its like to have a child in the nutcracker balletmet. Balletmet kick off your holiday season at the nutcracker. The nutcracker at ohio theatre columbus on sunday 24th december 2017. Dec 17, 2014 balletmet columbus presents the nutcracker december 12 27, 2014. Witness magic in the making at the nutcracker, a beloved holiday tradition that. After 26 years with balletmet columbus, and more than a decade as artistic director, gerard charles has announced he will become the ballet master of the renowned joffrey ballet in chicago this july.
Balletmet the nutcracker is a favorite holiday tradition in columbus and will be performed at the historic ohio theatre from december 28, 2019. Columbus demanded incredible dance entertainment and its finally coming to ohio when balletmet. Meet some of the student and professional dancers playing the role in balletmet s the nutcracker. Tickets are currently available for this exceptional show, but be quick they wont last long. The nutcracker magic of drosselmeyer december 7, 2012 by brad maxwell. Balletmet performance space theater in downtown columbus. Located in downtown columbus, balletmet facilities include a black box theatre performance space, seven dance studios, administrative offices and costume and scene shops. Meet the choreographers behind our upcoming triple bill. Address 1526 broadway street detroit, mi 48226 3 237sing 7464. Current artistic director, edwaard liang, continues to place thi.
Dec 01, 2017 balletmets the nutcracker evelyn and i had the fun opportunity to attend dancing with the nutcracker, an afternoon for kids to learn about the nutcracker, listen to a storytime and at the end they get to see parts of the performance and participate in the dancing. Visit the columbus metro library they have a lot of great books about the. Its christmas in july celebrate with the nutcracker balletmet. Balletmet dancers emily gotschall and david ward move on. This recordsetting show has finally come back to one of the leading cities around and you can only catch this onceinalifetime performance at ohio theatre columbus. Its round two of the nutcracker versus the mouse king. Balletmet presents my first nutcracker downtown columbus. Its a city that is regularly voted as one of the top ten places to live in the. This decision has been the most difficult of my professional career. The nutcracker has a history of playing to soldout crowds and winning new fans every time.
There are two ways to audition for balletmet and balletmet2. Jan 27, 2012 balletmet, along with the jazz arts group, celebrates the 200 th birthday of columbus by honoring the original jazz moves which won the greater columbus arts councils artistic excellence award by showcasing the past, present, and future of columbus life through dance. Get 4 balletmet coupon codes and promo codes at couponbirds. Gerard charles to depart from balletmet news thisweek. The nutcracker ballet traditional performance balletmet.
Local ballerinas in the nutcracker columbus messenger. Prince siegfried in swan lake, the cavalier in the nutcracker and jay gatsby in the great gatsby. Balletmet backstage at the nutcracker with the academy. May 03, 2012 in a chat with balletmet columbus artistic director gerard charles at the beginning of the 2011 2012 season, the beat marveled and charles himself even spoke in some disbelief about his tenure. Oct 28, 2015 as a dancer with balletmet columbus, david ward has performed his share of plum roles. There are 25 company dancers who perform in the nutcracker.
Christmas comes every year, and for balletmet columbus, so too does the nutcracker. The 25 dancers are as adept at tharp or kudelka as they are graceful with petipa or balanchine. We strive to provide the most distinctive dance experience through a diverse curriculum for all ages and a season that promotes art, education and. Columbus balletmet s the nutcracker will help ring in the holidays with one of southeast michigans premiere traditions of the season, producing three performances of the christmas classic. This is a coming together of two of the biggest names in the business to put on a show that will be remembered for the fans for ages. Known for its commitment to providing outstanding entertainment from the worlds top talent, ohio theatre columbus is outdoing itself this time, as it brings you balletmet columbus.
Come see the nutcracker at the magnificent ohio theatre. In addition to emilys retirement, david has decided to pursue a career outside of columbus. One of the best afternoons spent in any theater anywhere. Balletmet has provided artistic excellence in the field of dance to central ohio since 1978.
Four young madison county residents will be among the performers. Click to enjoy the latest deals and coupons of balletmet and save up to 50% when making purchase at checkout. Balletmet columbus presents the nutcracker december 12 27, 2014. Balletmets nutcracker returns to mot to ring in the. Sunday, november 12, 14pmnutcracker family day monday, november, 11. The nutcracker for an evening of breathtaking dance performance at ohio theatre columbus in columbus ohio. Escape to your happy place with a night of excitement and aweinspiring entertainment youre worth it. Wunderland, performed for cincinnati audiences by balletmet columbus, is a neoclassical piece choreographed by balletmets own newlyappointed artistic director edwaard liang, and set to the music of acclaimed minimalist composer philip glass. Rabe joined balletmet columbus under the direction of interim director james kudelka followed by artistic director edwaard liang. The nutcracker was finally coming back to columbus ohio to deliver a thrilling evening of dance. Single performance tickets for the 201920 season are available through additional fees may apply. Have you seen balletmet nutcracker around columbus.
Fans were shocked and excited to hear that balletmet. Artistic director of balletmet columbus leaving for chicago. If you are among the central ohio audiences inclined to check out balletmet s the nutcracker during its run this month at the ohio theatre, a word of advice. Balletmet dance academy will close, for at least 3 weeks pending further guidance. Stub offers cheap balletmet tickets for 2020 balletmet events along with balletmet cost information. He has received a national endowment for the arts choreographic fellowship and in 2011 was awarded the columbus arts endowment raymond j.769 1473 742 123 468 1345 1413 432 1006 528 1302 139 773 1488 1429 1570 1599 1249 1593 1135 1118 752 326 788 1075 89 1402 288 662 578 745 1259 830 962 171 556 1482 1338 156 1207 1300