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

La Bohème

November 2-5, 2017

Meet Rodolfo, Mimi, Marcello, Musetta – passionate artists living and dying for their art in the streets of 1950s Paris. A story that celebrates romance and elevates love. A ballet that reminds us that art matters most when times are dark. Set to Puccini’s iconic score with live music, this ballet holds a special place in our heart.

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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 150 students from Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy, The Nutcracker makes memories that last a lifetime.

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Barry Molina & Lahna Vanderbush | Photo: Tom Davenport

MXE Milwaukee Mixed

February 8-11, 2018

Watch what happens when five choreographers from Milwaukee Ballet Company fuses with a diverse group of Milwaukee musicians. Curated by 88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s Jordan Lee, this unique performance is the perfect mix of kinetic energy, exhilarating music, and athletic dance.

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Alana Griffith & Patrick Howell | Photo: Tom Davenport

Beauty and the Beast (World Premiere)

April 12-15, 2018

A fairy tale for the entire family! In his new 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.

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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.

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