Nevada Ballet Theatre’s 2019-20 Season brings to the stage all of the elements that make life magnificent. Comedy, tragedy, passion, awe and joy weave their way through both classical and contemporary works from legendary choreographers as well as bold new makers of dance.
Once again NBT will fill the stage with beauty and innovation. The exceptional alchemy of grace, strength and artistry at the heart of every performance will transport you through strange lands, exquisite heartbreak, holiday joy, unrelenting desire and comic delight.
Join us for a remarkable season filled with exceptional movement.
A Choreographers’ Showcase
October 6, 12, & 13, 2019
“Joyous, experimental and vibrant!” – Las Vegas Review-Journal
Now in its 12th year of performances, A Choreographers’ Showcase continues to wow audiences with its raw talent and pulsating artistic expression. This dynamic partnership between the artists of two leading cultural institutions continues to be one of the most talked about events in Las Vegas each year, debuting dozens of bold new works filled with athleticism, grace and kinetic movement.
October 24, 2019 - October 27, 2019
“One enchantment after another.” – Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
Choreographer Ben Stevenson’s Swan Lake sits among his most illustrious creations, a sumptuous and wondrous performance that is a must see for ballet aficionados and newcomers alike. This most iconic love story in all of ballet is set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, gloriously enveloping the romantic fable of ill-fated love. Beautiful and atmospheric, this moving experience is sure to be the highlight of the season.
December 13, 2019 - December 15, 2019 December 19, 2019 - December 24, 2019
“The most visually beautiful production ever staged in Reynolds Hall.” – Las Vegas Sun
Choreographed by James Canfield, NBT’s The Nutcracker is a magical journey through a larger than life world filled with waltzing flowers, nimble fairies, and moonlit snow. Glittering holiday cheer abounds as Clara and her handsome Prince travel from the warmth of her family home to a land of toy soldiers, mischievous rodents and exotic visitors from faraway lands.
February 22, 2020 - February 23, 2020
“Bolero is climactic, jaw-dropping and so much fun to watch.” – Deseret News
NBT’s midwinter program features two engaging ballets plus a World Premiere by Krista Baker. Nicolo Fonte’s Bolero, set to the iconic score from Ravel, is filled with pulsating movement and scintillating emotion. Entangled in the hypnotic rhythm of the music, dancers are swept up in a journey toward not just human interaction, but true connection. George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments, while rooted in classical ballet, is a manifestation of modern movement exploding on stage in a vibrant study of the human psyche.
The Studio Series
March 19, 2020 - March 22, 2020
Only available to Subscribers!
Performed in our intimate NBT Summerlin Studios, The Studio Series is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of dance. Seated within mere feet of the performance, the passion and commitment of each artist is on full display, leaving everyone moved by performances’ end. This unique access to NBT is one of the most talked about events of the season.
May 2, 2020 - May 3, 2020
“One of the happiest ballets in existence.” – New York Times
Coppélia is the light-hearted story of a mischievous girl in love with a naive boy and their misadventures after encountering the creation of a mysterious doll maker. At its heart, this comedy has all the ingredients to make you smile: mistaken identity, farcical infatuation, and the inevitable collision of characters in a triumphant climax of revelation. As a family friendly finale to the season, Coppélia is sure to delight.