Nicole Teague-Howell. Photo: Tom Davenport

Dracula

October 25 - 28, 2018

Michael Pink’s blockbuster returns to stake its claim as a must-see theatrical experience. Surrender to this story of passion, seduction, and transformation this Halloween. Accompanied by Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra and featuring artists from Florentine Opera.

Barry Molina. Photo: Tom Davenport

The Nutcracker

December 8 - 26, 2018

The Nutcracker is Milwaukee’s most magical holiday tradition. This stage-filling spectacle includes nearly 200 dancers, elaborate costumes, and imaginative sets. Tchaikovsky’s signature score is played live.

Lizzie Tripp and Davit Hovhannisyan. Photo: Tom Davenport

Genesis 2019

February 14 - 17, 2019

Three emerging choreographers converge at The Pabst to present new work to be judged by an esteemed panel. The winner earns a contract to create a world premiere in a future Milwaukee Ballet season.

Rachel Malehorn | Originally commissioned by Shepherd Express

Momentum

February 16, 2019

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

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Marize Fumero. Photo: Tom Davenport

Lambarena

April 4 - 7, 2019

Val Caniparoli’s Lambarena blends Bach, ballet, and traditional African Dance and in a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience. The program will also feature brand-new works by Italy’s Enrico Morelli and the United Kingdom’s George Williamson. Check back soon for more details!

Marie Collins and Josiah Cook. Photo: Tom Davenport

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

May 30 - June 2, 2019

Join us in the Fairy Kingdom for this tale of mischief and mistaken identities. Shakespeare’s enchanting comedy comes to life in a delightful performance. Accompanied by Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra, Milwaukee Children’s Choir, and Florentine Opera artists alongside Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy students.

Photo: Timothy O'Donnell

Ballet Beat

July 6 - 27, 2018

Ballet Beat brings professional dancers into libraries, outdoor stages, and community centers throughout Greater Milwaukee for FREE interactive activities and professional performances. Catch “the Beat”!

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Dance is a powerful tool. Our education and outreach programs inspire confidence, creativity, and health throughout the Greater Milwaukee community, reaching more than 30,000 people annually.

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