THE NUTCRACKER

December 7th 2018 - December 9th 2018

For over 28 years, The Nutcracker has charmed and filled the hearts of over 800,000 families from our community and beyond. Spartanburg’s Christmas gift to families is always a highlight of the holiday season. The Nutcracker takes the entire family on Clara’s magical dream as her Nutcracker comes to life and she journeys to the Land of Sweets. The audience will enjoy inspiring choreography, lavish costumes, and over 100 dancers on stage, all set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless and splendid classical score. 

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Ballet Spartanburg' s 2019/2020 performance season is exciting, new and offers a ballet for every age and interest. In October, the season begins with The Snow Queen, a Frozen Adventure, based on Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale which inspired Disney’s classic, FFROZEN. With dancing snowflakes, a FROZEN castle, this powerful tale of loyalty, forever friendships and the purity of the innocent heart will delight the entire family. In December, Spartanburg’s most beloved Christmas holiday family tradition The Nutcracker will dazzle the audience with new costumes and new choreography filling the hearts of all who fall under the spell of Tchaikovsky’s brilliant Christmas score. In February, experience Embrace 2.14 a  one hour evening with Fredrick Chopin, the poetic musical genius and the exquisite ballet of the Professional Company under the direction of Lona Gomez, Ballet Master and Choreographer. This season, The Write Moves will bring the art of the written word to the stage. In collaboration with Hub City Writer’s Project, this season we will highlight three inspiring books from Spartanburg’s own Hub City Writers Press. The Docs Who Rock, local physicians, will rock the house to support the Safe Home Rape Crisis Coalition. In April, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare’s most famous, light hearted and funny tale of young love, full of magical beings, mischief and mayhem and of course, the infamous Puck, will close out the season with laughter for the entire family. Welcome to our Season. Our 54th season

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Ballet Spartanburg

Ballet Spartanburg Receives 2018
Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award

Ballet Spartanburg has received the 2018 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award. This award is given each year by the South Carolina Arts Commission to recognize exemplary artists and arts organizations for the State of South Carolina. “Each recipient of these Verner Awards is an outstanding ambassador for our state and contributes greatly not just to the arts community, but the overall quality of life.  As the Arts Commission nears completion of its 50th anniversary celebration, we are honored to recognize organizations and individuals who live out the service, commitment and passion that helped the arts here thrive throughout the last half century." S.C. Arts Commission Chairman Henry Horowitz.

Your loyal and continued support allows expansion of  new outreach programs, professional performances and new dance audiences.  We are very appreciative of generous gifts from corporations, individuals and families.  We value your past, present and future support. Every dime matters. Every dollar matters. We hope you will join as a supporter today.

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