Atlanta Ballet’s 2015-2016 Season

Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker

December 11 - 27, 2015
The Fox Theatre
Live with the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra

Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker is the hallmark of the Atlanta holiday season, and this year marks its 20th anniversary at the Fox Theatre. Celebrate with us this December as we follow our favorite characters into a magical world where anything is possible!


Moulin Rouge® – The Ballet

February 5 – 13, 2016
Cobb Energy Centre

In the spirit of the Moulin Rouge of Paris, Moulin Rouge® is a registered trademark of Moulin Rouge S.A.

Get up close and personal with the bohemian world of Paris in its heyday and the spiritual birthplace of the Cancan – Moulin Rouge, the most famous cabaret in history. Experience the explosive story of young love and rising stardom set against a glamorous, sizzling Parisian backdrop.


20|20: A Vision of Dance

Featuring Home in 7 by choreographer Amy Seiwert, spoken word artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and composer/musician Daniel Bernard Roumain & a world premiere from Douglas Lee
March 18 – 20, 2016
Cobb Energy Centre

Featuring works built from the ground up with Atlanta Ballet, this dynamic program highlights the undeniable talent of the Company and the artistic vision that has cemented its place on the leading edge of dance today. Home in 7 is a distinctive mash-up from choreographer Amy Seiwert, spoken word artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and composer/musician Daniel Bernard Roumain that explores the transformation of Atlanta into an international metropolis. The program also includes a world premiere from British choreographer Douglas Lee who has shown his work to great acclaim at prestigious dance companies around the world, including New York City Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater 2, and now Atlanta Ballet.

 

Twyla Tharp’s The Princess & the Goblin

April 15 -17, 2016
Cobb Energy Centre
Live with the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra

Adopted from the 19th century fairy tale by George McDonald, Twyla Tharp’s The Princess & the Goblin returns after its 2012 world premiere with Atlanta Ballet. It’s an endearing story about a young princess’ courage as she ventures into the kingdom of the goblins to save the lost children. Take your family on an incredible adventure loved by both kids and adults!

 

MAYhem: Kissed

May 20 – 22, 2016
Cobb Energy Centre
Featuring a world premiere from Andrea Miller & the Atlanta premiere of Gustavo Ramírez Sansano’s El Beso

Get ready as the energy of Atlanta Ballet’s dancers bursts forth from the stage and pulls you in on a high-octane exploration of dance in the modern world. MAYhem unlocks a universe of limitless possibilities. Including a world premiere from 2014 Guggenheim fellow and founder of Gallim Dance, Andrea Miller, and the Atlanta premiere of Gustavo Ramirez Sansano’s El Beso, which presents a playful look at the power of a kiss.