Colorado Ballet’s 2021-22 Season Presents The Return of “The Nutcracker”
Colorado’s holiday season favorite, “The Nutcracker” is back with all new sets and costumes.
DENVER – The Colorado Ballet is gearing up for its 61st anniversary season with a return to live performances at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver.
Colorado Ballet’s next season kicks off on Friday October 8, 2021 with “Giselle”.
The upcoming season will also include performances of “The Nutcracker”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “The Wizard of Oz” and “Ballet MasterWorks”.
Colorado Ballet has announced single tickets for its “60 Years + 1 Season” on Monday, August 9 at 10 a.m. on ColoradoBallet.org.
> Video above: Colorado Ballet will update The Nutcracker in 2021.
The opening of the “Giselle” season will have eight performances, until October 17, 2021.
After having to cancel its 60th annual production of “The Nutcracker” in 2020, the beloved Colorado tradition will return in December with new sets and costumes, created in classic Victorian style especially for the Colorado Ballet. “The Nutcracker” will open its doors on November 27, 2021 and will run until Christmas Eve.
Colorado audience favorite “Romeo and Juliet” returns in February 2022 with choreography by Derek Deane.
Septime Webre’s dazzling production of “The Wizard of Oz” returns for the first time since its world premiere in 2019. The Yellow Brick Road trip will run from March 11 to 20, 2022.
To close the 2021/2022 season, the Colorado Ballet will present its favorites in “Ballet MasterWorks” from April 15 to 24, 2022.
“This has been a unique year, and our organization is extremely grateful to be able to plan for the return of performances in person,” said Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs.
“Today more than ever, artists and performing arts organizations carry a message of hope, resilience, perseverance and love. These are the messages we all need right now, and we are delighted to bring our dancers back on stage to share their art. “
“I am delighted and hope today to announce the full Colorado Ballet productions scheduled for the company’s return to the stage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House for the 2021/2022 season,” said Boggs.
“We are incredibly grateful to everyone who supported Colorado Ballet during this extremely difficult time and made it possible for our dancers to continue dancing. Words cannot express how eager we are all to get back to the theater to perform and get back in front of our audience. “
Colorado Ballet’s Nutcracker
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