Texas Ballet Theater’s 2013 – 2014 Season

Experience a season of epic proportions!

By Alicia Martinez and Texas Ballet Theater Staff
|  Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014  |  Updated 5:38 PM CDT
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Texas Ballet Theater’s 2013 – 2014 Season

Join The Texas Ballet Theater for another epic season as they stun the audiences with stellar performances of beautiful classics, as well as contemporary masterpieces! Texas Ballet Theater promises amazing performances starting off with the greatest love story of all time, Romeo and Juliet, along with others such as Serenade and Gloria, Swan Lake, and the popular Nutcracker.
 
NEXT BALLET - SWAN LAKE

May 30 thru Jun 1, 2014 – Bass Performance Hall

Be mesmerized by the timeless story of good, evil, and the all-conquering power of love with Texas Ballet Theater’s production of Swan Lake. Experience the magic, mystery, and transformation through the most famous of all classical ballets as young Odette becomes a swan by the curse of an evil sorcerer.
 
COMPLETE SEASON:
 
Romeo and Juliet October 18 – 20, 2013 – Bass Performance Hall
Witness the unfolding of this dramatic Shakespearean tale as you experience forbidden love, feuding families, and the picturesque setting of 16th century Verona. Despite its tragic end, you will be transfixed by riveting stolen moments, the innocence of sidelong glances and lingering embraces while hoping for a different fate.
 
The Nutcracker
November 29 thru December 8, 2013 – Winspear Opera House
December 13 thru December 27, 2013 – Bass Performance Hall
Don’t miss the return of the all new production of Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker! This dazzling production is the perfect way to celebrate the season as the classic holiday tale delights audiences anew with waltzing snowflakes, battling mischievous mice, adorable children, a glittering swan sleigh, a flying carpet and spectacular dancing.
 
The Nutty Nutcracker
Friday, December 20, 2013 – Bass Performance Hall
Add a little nutty spice to your holiday with The Nutty Nutcracker, the hilarious PG-13 spoof of the holiday classic. You never know which of your favorite current events and pop culture figures may appear on stage to entertain you!! Don’t miss this popular one night command performance. Performing one night only! Only subscribers can purchase tickets to the popular “The Nutty Nutcracker” before the general public.
 
Serenade and Gloria
February 28 thru March 2, 2014 – Bass Performance Hall
Be swept away in a beautiful wave of grace and wonder by the first ballet Balanchine choreographed in America. As Tchaikovsky’s Serenade in C for String Orchestra unfolds, Balanchine masterfully highlights each performer’s amazing talent. Following Serenade, patrons will be treated to the North Texas premiere of Sir Kenneth McMillian’s Gloria. Inspired by Vera Brittain’s lament for the dead of the Great War in her auto biographical novel, Testament of Youth, this legendary choreographer’s ballet visually mourns all the lives cut short or blighted by war.
 
Balanchine and Beyond
March 28 thru March 30, 2014 – City Performance Hall
Be swept away in a beautiful wave of grace and wonder by the first ballet Balanchine choreographed in America. As Tchaikovsky’s Serenade in C for String Orchestra unfolds, Balanchine masterfully highlights each performer’s amazing talent.Following Serenade is L, an expression of gratitude and tribute to Liza Minnelli.Set to an all-percussion score originally commissioned by the Houston Ballet, it is a tour de force for the men of Texas Ballet Theater. Afterwards, witness the world premiere of Clann, choreographed by company member Carl Coomer.
 
Peter and the Wolf
Saturday, March 29, 2014 – City Performance Hall
Timothy O’Keefe’s original Peter and the Wolf is a colorful, theatrical family ballet that tells the classic story of young Peter and the animals that live in the forest surrounding his Grandfather’s house. In 1936, the playful tale was written and composed by Sergei Prokofiev who ingeniously associated certain instruments and melodies to specific characters. Audiences will enjoy familiar music, vibrant costumes, beautiful dancing and animated narration of the story. 
 
Swan Lake
May 30 thru Jun 1, 2014 – Bass Performance Hall
Be mesmerized by the timeless story of good, evil, and the all-conquering power of love with Texas Ballet Theater’s production of Swan Lake. Experience the magic, mystery, and transformation through the most famous of all classical ballets as young Odette becomes a swan by the curse of an evil sorcerer.
 
Subscribe and receive 20% off tickets to the Nutcracker and purchase tickets before the general public!
 
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Get your tickets today!
www.texasballettheater.org

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