Events

Martha Graham's Suite from Appalachian Spring

March 21st 2024 - March 24th 2024

Martha Graham's Suite from Appalachian Spring

Ballet Spartanburg is honored to present Suite from Appalachian Spring, from Martha Graham’s iconic ballet, Appalachian Spring. For the first time in South Carolina, this ballet will be presented by a local professional Company. With costumes and choreography, text and wording by Martha Graham, music by Aaron Copland, arranged by Janet Eiber, Suite from Appalachian Spring embodies the early writings of the dance by Martha Graham and the Pulitzer Prize winning score of composer Aaron Copland. March 21, 23, & 24 at the Chapman Cultural Center.

Carmina Burana

April 13th 2024

Carmina Burana

Beautiful. Gripping. Dynamic. Set to the powerful music of German composer Carl Orff, Carmina Burana tells the story of the cycle of life and love. Based on original poems written by Bavarin monks in the 11th to 13th centuries, Carmina Burana’s riveting score performed by The Spartanburg Master Chorale & Orchestra Petrie School of Music at Converse University. ONE NIGHT ONLY! Saturday, April 13 at Twichell Auditorium.

Ballet at Bucko's - Black Swan

May 10th 2024

Ballet at Bucko's - Black Swan

An evening under the stars with cuisine by William Cribb and his team. Each course is artistically aligned with the 24/25 season, The Professional Company will perform excerpts from The Black Swan and additional pieces, exceptional art from local artists, and music.
Martha Graham's

Suite from Appalachian Spring

music by Aaron Copland

 

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Carlos Agudelo, 2023 SC Governor's Award for an Individual

Ballet Spartanburg's Artistic Director, Carlos Agudelo, was awarded the South Carolina Governor's Award from the South Carolina Arts Commission on May 23, 2023, at the Chapman Cultural Center. The award was presented by Mr. David Platt, Executive Director of the South Carolina Arts Commission. "We recognize the unparalleled energy, enthusiasm, devotion and love for dance that Carlos has gifted to our community out of his passion for all to experience the arts for the past 32 years. We are overjoyed that Carlos has been recognized by the South Carolina Arts Commission, " Teresa S. Berline, Executive Director. "The South Carolina Arts Commission is an extraordinary organization in our state which promotes and advocates opportunities in the arts which values equality, access, diversity and inclusion. Ballet Spartanburg is honored by the support of the South Carolina Arts Commission and the recognition of Carlos Agudelo."

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