The Nutcracker

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December 7-22, 2019
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Experience the magic of this holiday tradition

Celebrating 50 years of Tulsa Ballet bringing you this magical holiday experience, bring your family and friends to see Oklahoma’s premiere holiday show featuring world-class dancing, spectacular sets and costumes, plus a thrilling on-stage snow fall!

Set in 1920’s Paris, the birthplace of classical ballet, Marcello Angelini’s vision of The Nutcracker has been a Tulsa favorite since 2003. Whether you’ve seen it once or one hundred times, this spectacular production is guaranteed to capture your imagination and your heart.

This production will be retired soon, so see it now before it’s gone forever!

A special school matinee takes place Friday, December 13. See below for details.

Nutcracker VIP Experience

Make memories with your family they will never forget with our special VIP Experience!
For just $108 per ticket (plus fees), The Nutcracker VIP Experience includes:

  • Seating in our prime orchestra-level Golden Circle section for the performance date of your choice,
  • The opportunity to go on-stage after the performance to see the sets up close, meet the dancers and take photos with them in costume,
  • A keepsake Nutcracker autographed by members of the cast.

To order the VIP Experience for the loved ones in your life, select seats in Price Scale 1 when you order online or call the Tulsa Ballet Box Office at (918) 749-6006. Your VIP passes will be mailed with your tickets.

Nutcracker School Matinee

Friday, December 13, 11:00 am
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Schools are invited the share the magic of the holidays with their students!

Experience the full performance, accompanied live by the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, with specially discounted tickets. For more information, contact Marissa Mitchell at (918) 392-5914 or marissa.mitchell@tulsaballet.org.

Inclement Weather Policy

Performances will take place as scheduled, regardless of weather. Please plan accordingly and adjust your travel times if needed, as late seating is not available. Ticket purchases are non-refundable. For additional questions, please call the Box Office at (918) 749-6006, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Performances

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Sat. December 7 7:00pm
Sun. December 8 2:00pm
Fri. December 13 7:00pm
Fri. December 13
School Matinee – call (918) 392-5914 for information11:00am
Sat. December 14 2:00pm
Sun. December 15 2:00pm
Sat. December 21 2:00pm
Sat. December 21 7:00pm
Sun. December 22 2:00pm
Listen to the music below!

Location

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

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Peter and the Wolf

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September 27 (Tulsa)
September 28 (Tulsa)
November 8 (Broken Arrow)
January 17 & 18, 2020 (Broken Arrow)
April 3, 2020 (Tulsa)

Studio K in Tulsa | 1212 E. 45th Place
Zarrow Studio in Broken Arrow | 1901 W. New Orleans Street
see below for directions

Purchase single tickets here. For group sales, contact Marissa Mitchell at 918-392-5914 or marissa.mitchell@tulsaballet.org.

The children’s classic comes alive on stage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go into the woods and experience the return of this fantastic family production with performances in both Tulsa and Broken Arrow.

The Hardesty Family Foundation Children’s Series matinee performances of Ma Cong’s Peter & the Wolf are perfect for ballet’s youngest fans and features a cast of characters children know and love, amazing sets and costumes, plus an on-stage narrator to help guide them through the story.

With tickets priced as low as $10 and a total run time of 45 minutes, this performance is a fun way to learn about ballet, music, and theater and perfect for both the young and young at heart!

Schools & Groups

Our Friday performance times make for great field trips for school and youth groups. Reserve your space now for your group of eight or more! To order group tickets click HERE or contact Marissa Mitchell at 918-392-5914 or marissa.mitchell@tulsaballet.org.

$10 ticket price for tax-exempt organizations. Proof of exemption required. All other tickets are $15.

Underwriting support for Peter and the Wolf generously provided by the Hardesty Family Foundation and the Stinson Family.

Performances

Studio K | Tulsa

Fri. September 27, 2019 10:00am
Sat. September 28, 2019 2:00pm
Fri. April 3, 2020 10:00am
Fri. April 3, 2020 11:45am

Zarrow Studio | Broken Arrow

Fri. November 8, 2019 10:00am
Fri. January 17, 2020 10:00am
Fri. January 17, 2020 11:45am
Sat. January 18, 2020 2:00pm

Locations

Tulsa Ballet’s Studio K Theater in Tulsa

Anne & Henry Zarrow Performance Studio, Tulsa Ballet Hardesty Center for Dance Education in Broken Arrow

Have questions about attending a Tulsa Ballet performance? Visit this helpful guide.
Traveling to Tulsa? Stay with our preferred hotel partners! Click the links below for a special rate for Tulsa Ballet supporters.

Dorothy & the Prince of Oz

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February 13-16, 2020
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
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So much more happened after Dorothy dropped in

The Land of Oz is in danger, and only Dorothy can return and help restore peace to this magical world. With help from her friend Scarecrow, she braves a dangerous journey to save the Prince and reunite the kingdom, finding love along the way. Edwaard Liang’s ballet is “visually stunning” (Tulsa World), featuring vibrant costumes, epic battle scenes, and animated puppets from visionary Basil Twist.

Enhance your experience!

Pre-performance discussions are held in the Westby Pavilion on the Promenade level 30 minutes prior to curtain on Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances. Discussions are led by Tulsa Ballet artistic staff and visiting artists, and topics may include the choreography, musical score, costuming, or other subjects related to the performance. Pre-performance discussions are free and all ticket holders are invited to attend.

Performances

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Thurs. February 13: Preview Night 7:00pm

A limited number of tickets are available for Preview Night. Be the first to see the show when you purchase your tickets to our special dress rehearsal. Arrive one hour early get a behind-the-scenes look as the dancers warm up before the show. Please note that Preview Night is a dress rehearsal performance. There may be extra pauses in the performance and noise from the technical staff.

Fri. February 14 7:30pm
Sat. February 15 7:30pm
Sun. February 16 2:30pm

Location

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Have questions about attending a Tulsa Ballet performance? Visit this helpful guide.

 

Traveling to Tulsa? Stay with our preferred hotel partners! Click the links below for a special rate for Tulsa Ballet supporters.

Vendetta, a Mafia Story

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March 26-29, 2020
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
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Romeo & Juliet meets The Godfather in this red-hot America premiere

Chicago, 1950’s. Rosalia Carbone’s wedding day is marred by a violent murder, beginning a long standing grudge between infamous rival mob families. When the Godfather, the feared patriarch of the family, is killed in a shootout, an enraged Rosalia takes his place.

Full of red hot emotions like passion, anger and greed and depicted through the beauty of dance, Vendetta is a thrilling show where Broadway meets film noir. Add in a touch of Moulin Rouge and a hint of Vaudeville, plus a lot of humor, and bada-bing! You’re guaranteed a captivating performance.

Enhance your experience!

Pre-performance discussions are held in the Westby Pavilion on the Promenade level 30 minutes prior to curtain on Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances. Discussions are led by Tulsa Ballet artistic staff and visiting artists, and topics may include the choreography, musical score, costuming, or other subjects related to the performance. Pre-performance discussions are free and all ticket holders are invited to attend.

Performances

You can save on tickets to Vendetta and our fantastic season by becoming a subscriber! Click here for details.

Thurs. March 26: Preview Night 7:00pm

A limited number of tickets are available for Preview Night. Be the first to see the show when you purchase your tickets to our special dress rehearsal. Arrive one hour early get a behind-the-scenes look as the dancers warm up before the show. Please note that Preview Night is a dress rehearsal performance. There may be extra pauses in the performance and noise from the technical staff.

Fri. March 27 7:30pm
Sat. March 28 7:30pm
Sun. March 29 2:30pm

Location

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Have questions about attending a Tulsa Ballet performance? Visit this helpful guide.

 

Traveling to Tulsa? Stay with our preferred hotel partners! Click the links below for a special rate for Tulsa Ballet supporters.

TBII: Next Generation

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April 24-26, 2020
Studio K at Tulsa Ballet and
Zarrow Performance Studio at Tulsa Ballet Broken Arrow
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Experience the next generation of dance

Tulsa Ballet II, the second company of Tulsa Ballet, is comprised of the most promising young dancers from around the globe.

Next Generation features three exciting world premiere works from in-demand choreographers, created exclusively for TBII dancers:

Untitled World Premiere
Yury Yanowsky

Untitled World Premiere
Omar Roman

Untitled World Premiere
Rodrigo Hermesmeyer

Performances

Fri. April 24 at Studio K 7:30pm
Sat. April 25 at Zarrow Performance Studio 7:30pm
Sun. April 26 at Studio K 2:30pm

Locations

Tulsa Ballet’s Studio K Theater in Tulsa

Anne & Henry Zarrow Performance Studio, Tulsa Ballet Hardesty Center for Dance Education in Broken Arrow

Have questions about attending a Tulsa Ballet performance? Visit this helpful guide.
Traveling to Tulsa? Stay with our preferred hotel partners! Click the links below for a special rate for Tulsa Ballet supporters.

Signature Series

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May 7-10, 2020
Lorton Performance Center at the University of Tulsa
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Experience classic favorites and world premieres

An unforgettable evening of contemporary dance and ballet handpicked by Artistic Director Marcello Angelini.

Glass Figures | Ma Cong
Created for the company in 2018, this dynamic work, featuring a score by award-winning composer Philip Glass, is a tribute to the joy of dance. Acclaimed by audiences and critics from Tulsa and New York City, critics have hailed the works as “a triumph.” (Tulsa World)

O Balcão de Amor | Itzik Galili
A quirky tribute to the culture of Cuba that will have you tapping your toes and laughing out loud. Featuring a score by the legendary “The King of Mambo”, Pérez Prado, you’ll love the thrilling dancing and Latin beat that will make it hard to keep in your seat!

World Premiere | Penny Saunders
After the success of the touching piece she recently created for TBII, Ms. Saunders returns to Tulsa to create a new work for company. A 2016 recipient of the Princess Grace Award and Resident Choreographer for the Grand Rapids Ballet, The New York Times has distinguished her as having “a remarkably fresh mind, with talents for suspense and surrealism.”

Performances

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Thurs. May 7 7:30pm
Fri. May 8 7:30pm
Sat. May 9 2:30pm
Sat. May 9 7:30pm
Sun. May 10 2:30pm
Sun. May 10 7:30pm

Location

Lorton Performance Center

 

Have questions about attending a Tulsa Ballet performance? Visit this helpful guide.

 

Traveling to Tulsa? Stay with our preferred hotel partners! Click the links below for a special rate for Tulsa Ballet supporters.