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Meet the guest choreographers sharing our stage this season!


February 8-11 | The Pabst Theater

Milwaukee Ballet’s internationally acclaimed Genesis Choreographic Competition returns in 2024! Competing choreographers will be selected and announced in late Fall.   Learn more and purchase tickets here.

Are you a choreographer interested in applying? Learn how to enter the competition here.


May 16-19 | The Pabst Theater

MKE MIX will see three talented female choreographers create new works on Milwaukee Ballet Company. Returning are two previous winners of the Genesis Choreographic Competition, Gabrielle Lamb and Nelly van Bommel; van Bommel’s winning piece Gelem, Gelem was seen last season in Originals.

Learn more and purchase tickets here.

  • Gabrielle Lamb

  • Penny Saunders

  • Nelly van Bommel

    A French native of Dutch descent, Nelly van Bommel was selected as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in January 2010. She is an award-winning choreographer whose work has been featured in France, Taiwan, Canada and the United States in venues, companies and programs, including Ballet Austin, Milwaukee Ballet, Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, the Baryshnikov Arts Center, Taipei National University of the Arts, Springboard Danse Montreal and the Juilliard School.

    Van Bommel is an Associate Professor in the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College, State University of New York, currently serving as Director.