Patrick Howell | Photo: Mark Frohna

The Nutcracker

December 9 - 26, 2017

The Tannenbaum family home is transformed into a land of magic, joy and whimsy in this special holiday tradition. With a cast of 180 students from Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy, The Nutcracker makes memories that last a lifetime.

Barry Molina & Lahna Vanderbush | Photo: Tom Davenport

MXE Milwaukee Mixed

February 8 - 11, 2018

Five choreographers from Milwaukee Ballet Company collaborate with a diverse group of local musicians to create a unique evening of contemporary dance. This Made-in-Milwaukee performance is the perfect mix of kinetic energy, exhilarating music, and athletic dance.

Rachel Malehorn | Originally commissioned by Shepherd Express

Momentum

February 10, 2018

In the crowning show of their season, Milwaukee Ballet II (MBII) dancers showcase their technique, artistry and athleticism in a diverse display of dance.

Alana Griffith | Photo: Tom Davenport

Beauty and the Beast

April 12 - 15, 2018

A fairy tale fantasy for the entire family! In his world premiere ballet, Michael Pink tells the beloved story of Belle – and the Prince who was transformed into a Beast by an enchantress’ spell. Everything you would expect from the collaborators of Peter Pan and Mirror Mirror, this mystical adaptation will appeal to all ages.

Luz San Miguel & Valerie Harmon | Photo: Brian Lipchik

Swan Lake

May 31 - June 3, 2018

A powerful story of love and deception; yearning and heartache. The beautiful princess Odette is changed into a swan by an evil sorcerer. Experience Odette’s dramatic journey as she seeks eternal love to break the spell. This stunning romantic tragedy is shaped by the incomparable beauty of Tchaikovsky’s score.

Annia Hidalgo & Timothy O'Donnell | Photo: Mark Frohna

La Bohème

November 2 - 5, 2017

Meet Rodolfo, Mimi, Marcello, Musetta, Colline and Schaunard – passionate artists living and dying for their art in the streets of 1950s Paris. Hear Puccini’s iconic score played live in this production you won’t soon forget.

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