Leah McFadden by Rachel Neville

2021/2022 Season

"I am elated and hopeful today to announce Colorado Ballet’s full-length productions planned for the Company’s return to the stage in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House for the 2021/2022 season. We are incredibly grateful to everyone who has supported Colorado Ballet during this extraordinarily difficult time and made it possible for our dancers to continue dancing, and we are thrilled at the prospect of getting our dancers back on the stage to share their artistry with you.”
Gil Boggs, Artistic Director

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Giselle

event October 8 - 17, 2021 place Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Experience this romantic tragedy that continues to inspire audiences worldwide with a display of the dancers’ beautiful artistry. Will the Wilis succeed in dancing Count Albrecht to death? Will Giselle be able to save her true love? The stunningly skilled athletes of Colorado Ballet bring the beauty and heartbreak of Giselle to the stage.

The Nutcracker

event November 27 - December 24, 2021 place Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Colorado Ballet will debut its brand new sets and costumes, created in the classic Victorian style especially for Colorado Ballet. The magical spirit of the season will come to life more than ever before with this acclaimed production of a beloved holiday favorite as audiences return to the theater. Once again, join Clara and her army of toy soldiers as they battle the Mouse King and journey to the Kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Romeo and Juliet

event February 4 - 13, 2022 place Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Experience one of the greatest tragic love stories of all time. Choreography by Derek Deane that demands exceptional levels of ballet technique, artistry and acting, paired with Sergei Prokofiev’s phenomenal music score, performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra, makes for an evening of stunning artistic grandeur. From the energetic crowd scenes to the famous balcony scene that transitions into a gorgeous pas de deux between the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet will take your breath away.

The Wizard of Oz

event March 11 - 20, 2022 place Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Septime Webre’s dazzling production returns for the first time since its world premiere in 2019. The Wizard of Oz, brings Dorothy and a whirlwind of your favorite characters back down the Yellow Brick Road. Webre’s whimsical and timeless choreography showcases the strength, athleticism and artistry of Colorado Ballet’s talented dancers as they journey to the Emerald City.

Ballet MasterWorks

event April 15 - 24, 2022 place Ellie Caulkins Opera House

This program features ballet works that profoundly impacted the art form and remain central masterpieces of the 20th century repertoire, many of which often top dancers’ “bucket list” of ultimate pieces that challenge and inspire. This season’s finale will include Balanchine’s Theme and Variations, as well as two additional works yet to be announced. Stay tuned for more information in the near future.

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