tulsa ballet news
Tulsa Ballet stages 'Cinderella' this Valentine's Weekend
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Tulsa Ballet presents Ben Stevenson's "Cinderella," February 14-16 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Audiences will get swept up in the romance of the fairy tale they know and love, when a prince, a fairy godmother, one lost glass slipper – and a little magic – help bring a young girl’s dream to life.
Jan 28, 2014 in 13-14 Season Releases
Meet the Tulsa Ballet II Dancers: No. 5
We sat down with some of our TBII dancers and talk about their lives. In Meet the Tulsa Ballet II Dancers Fifth Edition: "What is your favorite Thanksgiving tradition?"
Nov 27, 2013 in 13-14 Season Releases
The Nutcracker returns December 13-22
Tulsa Ballet transforms the Tulsa Performing Arts Center into a holiday wonderland with The Nutcracker from December 13-22, 2013. The breathtaking choreography and fantastical sets and costumes of this timeless holiday classic will delight audiences young and old. To add to The Nutcracker experience, several new family-friendly activities will be featured during this year’s performance run, including special “Family Matinees”, an expanded V.I.P. section and choir performances.
Nov 22, 2013 in 13-14 Season Releases
Tulsa Ballet to present A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tulsa Ballet will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream from November 1-3 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. The ballet returns to Tulsa for the first time in nearly a decade, ready to delight brand new audiences. Nearly 30 children from the Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education will also join the company for this whimsical production in roles as woodland sprites and fairies
Oct 17, 2013 in 13-14 Season Releases
Tulsa Ballet celebrates 100th anniversary of Rite of Spring
Tulsa Ballet opens its 2013/14 season September 27-29 with the mixed repertory evening "Rite of Spring". The performance includes Paul Taylor’s stirring reminiscence on WWII, 'Company B', and the Oklahoma premiere of Jorma Elo’s 'One/End/One'.
Sep 9, 2013 in 13-14 Season Releases
Meet the Tulsa Ballet II Dancers: No. 4
We recently were able to sit down with some of our TBII dancers and talk about their lives. Check back next week for a new installment in Meet Tulsa Ballet II Dancers! Fourth Edition: The men of TBII
Sep 5, 2013 in Blog Posts
Meet the Tulsa Ballet II Dancers: No. 3
We recently were able to sit down with some of our TBII dancers and talk about their lives. Check back next week for a new installment in Meet Tulsa Ballet II Dancers!
Aug 28, 2013 in Blog Posts
Meet the Tulsa Ballet II Dancers: No. 2
We recently were able to sit down with some of our TBII dancers and talk about their lives. Check back next week for a new installment in Meet Tulsa Ballet II Dancers! Second Edition: Mason Anders, Julian Duque, Lindsay Karchin
Aug 21, 2013 in Blog Posts
Tulsa Ballet II performs solo show September 6 and 8
Tulsa Ballet II will perform “On Your Radar”, a mixed repertory program, September 6 and 8, 2013. A milestone in the group’s development, Artistic Director Marcello Angelini proudly kicks off the 2013-2014 season with “On Your Radar” in celebration of this brand new offering from Tulsa Ballet and first solo billing from the professional training ensemble.
Aug 9, 2013 in 13-14 Season Releases
Meet the Tulsa Ballet II Dancers: No. 1
We recently were able to sit down with some of our TBII dancers and talk about their lives. Check back each week for a new installment in Meet Tulsa Ballet II Dancers! First Edition: Jennifer Grace, Regina Montgomery, Sarah Steele & Jason Yeung
Aug 9, 2013 in Blog Posts
2013/14 Season announced
Tulsa Ballet Artistic Director Marcello Angelini announces the 2013/14 season, filled with audience favorites and more Oklahoma and world premieres by some of the world’s most in-demand choreographers. Tulsa Ballet performances will take place at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Studio K at the Tulsa Ballet headquarters, as well as a spring series in The Roxana Rózsa and Robert Eugene Lorton Performance Center on the campus of The University of Tulsa.
Jul 1, 2013 in General News
Tulsa Ballet presents 3 world premieres with "Creations"
From May 3–12, 2013, Tulsa Ballet presents its final performance of the 2012–2013 season, Off the Floor: Creations in Studio K. Creations in Studio K provides choreographers and dancers alike the opportunity to be part of a remarkable creative process, the outcome of which is the creation of three brand new works for our audience by three accomplished choreographers.
Apr 23, 2013 in 12-13 Season Releases
Ma Cong to retire from dancing at end of season
Ma Cong, who joined the company in 1999, will retire from dancing at the end of the 2012-2013 Season to focus attention on his work as a choreographer.
Mar 7, 2013 in General News
Company to stage Balanchine's groundbreaking work The Four Temperaments
"Balanchine & Beyond", presented over two weekends beginning March 15, celebrates the influence of legendary choreographer George Balanchine. The mixed repertory program includes the Oklahoma premiere of Yuri Possokhov’s "Classical Symphony", the return of the James Kudelka’s well-received "there, below", and George Balanchine’s neo-classical masterpiece, "The Four Temperaments". All performances are at The University of Tulsa Lorton Performance Center.
Feb 25, 2013 in 12-13 Season Releases
Classic love story Lady of the Camellias opens Feb. 1
A poignantly moving ballet of extravagance, jealousy, forbidden love, revenge and sacrifice, Lady of the Camellias tells the love story of a Parisian courtesan and a gentleman. In 2000, Tulsa Ballet received curtain call after curtain call for this tragically beautiful work. With breathtaking choreography, gorgeous sets and a message of true love, this ballet will beckon not a dry eye from the audience.
Jan 17, 2013 in 12-13 Season Releases