Atlanta Ballet announces 2024|2025 Season

Atlanta Ballet dancer Emily Carrico in Tu Tu.

Atlanta Ballet Artistic Director Gennadi Nedvigin has announced performance dates and choreographers for the 2024|2025 season.

A sophisticated twist on tradition meets stunning modern works in a season that’s as sultry as it is sassy, playful as it is primal. Atlanta Ballet pushes the boundaries of convention with an eclectic repertoire of beloved classics and inventive originals to showcase “a cast of dancers in command of their technique and at ease enough to enjoy it.” (ArtsATL)


September 13-15, 2024
Tu Tu
by Stanton Welch
Elemental Brubeck by Lar Lubovitch
A World Premiere by Kiyon Ross

Tu Tu by Stanton Welch
The lively and passionate movements of celebrated choreographer Stanton Welch’s Tu Tu are set to Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G Major. This highly stylized classical work with a playful twist features 22 dancers in three movements, in costumes inspired by Gustav Klimt’s bold and sensual paintings.

Elemental Brubeck by Lar Lubovitch
Swaying hips, jazzy twists and breathtaking leaps channel the iconic style of Dave Brubeck’s rhythmically complex jazz music. Fluid, colorful and energetic choreography by Lar Lubovitch is infectiously executed to the dramatic beats of this ‘jazz-meets-symphony’ piece.

A World Premiere by Kiyon Ross
Acclaimed choreographer Kiyon Ross, last seen in Atlanta for 2022's Sum Stravinsky, will take audiences deeper into his signature neo-classical choreography in a new work commissioned specifically for Atlanta Ballet.


With the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra

February 7-15, 2025
The Rite of Spring,
A World Premiere by Claudia Schreier
7 for Eight by Helgi Tomasson

The Rite of Spring by Claudia Schreier
A World Premiere
Choreographer-in-Residence Claudia Schreier returns to Atlanta with a unique adaptation of The Rite of Spring, set to Igor Stravinsky’s iconic symphony work. Known for her previous Atlanta Ballet works Fauna, Pleiades Dances, Carnivale and First Impulse, Schreier’s musicality and expressive choreography will captivate audiences in this exclusive world premiere for Atlanta Ballet.

7 for Eight by Helgi Tomasson
Performed by Atlanta Ballet seven years ago, 7 for Eight by former San Francisco Ballet’s Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson brings fluid, dramatic choreography intertwining eight dancers with the sumptuous melodies of seven Johann Sebastian Bach movements.

With the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra

March 21-23, 2025
Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

For the first time in over twenty years, Atlanta Ballet, with a large cast of students from the Centre for Dance Education, will present Coppélia. This witty fairytale classic features the work’s original choreography by George Balanchine set to the music of Léo Delibes. The story of an eccentric toy maker, his female creation and her suitor is a timeless mystery complete with comedy, danger, mistaken identity and a “love conquers all” theme.


May 9-11, 2025
by Liam Scarlett
by Alexander Ekman
A World Premiere by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Catch by Liam Scarlett
The captivating Catch by British choreographer Liam Scarlett and set to Violin Concerto No 1 by Philip Glass returns to the Atlanta Ballet stage to mesmerize audiences with its pure movement that flawlessly showcases the athleticism of Atlanta Ballet’s dancers.

Tuplet by Alexander Ekman
Tuplet, from Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman with music and sound by Mikael Karlsson, uses dancers' bodies as percussion instruments, creating driving tempos with impeccably timed dance movements.

A World Premiere by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
The season finale will feature the return of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, the Belgian-Colombian choreographer fresh off the record-breaking success of Coco Chanel: The Life of a Fashion Icon, with a sensational new creation for the Company.

The Carlos Family in Honor of Thalia N. Carlos presents
With the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra

December 7-26, 2024
Choreography by Yuri Possokhov

Enter the magical world of The Nutcracker at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre this December. Atlanta Ballet's larger-than-life production is a winter wonderland where falling snowflakes, twirling flowers and spinning stars guide Marie and her Nutcracker Prince through a dream-like world of delights - amplified by traditional stage magic and state-of-the-art technology. "...layered with imagery and so packed with visual details, it's impossible to take it all in at once: Audiences can return year after year and make new discoveries." - ArtsATL

Atlanta Ballet 2 presents

February 15-16, 2025
Choreography by Bruce Wells

The season’s family ballet The Swan Princess, performed by Atlanta Ballet 2, features all the mystery and magic of the beloved classic Swan Lake in a one-hour fairytale format suitable for under-12 audiences as an ideal introduction to the ballet. This dazzling production features choreography by the internationally acclaimed Bruce Wells.