Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Enjoy The Ballet? Single Tix Now On Sale For 2015/2016 Season

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) celebrates its 44th performance season and 4th year as Resident Ballet Company of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts by announcing the release of single tickets for the first half of its 2015-2016 season of grace, strength, artistry and celebration: A Choreographer’s Showcase, A Balanchine Celebration, and The Nutcracker. Full season subscriptions are also on sale, and single tickets for the remainder of the company’s 2015-2016 season will go on sale at a later date.

Now in its 8th season, A Choreographers’ Showcase will take the stage on Oct. 11 and 18 at the Mystère Theatre inside Treasure Island, featuring a unique blending of talent from the artists of Cirque du Soleil® and NBT.  Original choreography, commissioned each and every year of the collaboration, is created by the artists themselves and showcases the perfect package of ballet, contemporary, and modern dance infused with acrobatics. Audience members who attend A Choreographers’ Showcase are in for a bold, one-of-a-kind, and awe-inspiring performing arts experience.

Offering a masterful medley of iconic works from the 20th century’s greatest choreographer, George Balanchine, NBT performs A Balanchine Celebration on Nov. 7 and 8. This exciting trio of ballets, complemented by a full orchestra, begins with one of Balanchine’s most meaningful and historical works, Serenade, the first ballet he choreographed in America. Following Serenade, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue –  a Las Vegas premiere – ushers in Broadway dreams, Russian dancers and the Mob from the classic Rodgers and Hart comedy On Your Toes, which demonstrates  Balanchine’s triumphs on both stage and screen.  A celebratory finale of romance and love set against a city skyline completes the evening with Who Cares? where the bubbly Americana songbook of George Gershwin is brought to life with colorful ensemble dancing, romantic duets and sparkling solos.

Las Vegas’ most beloved holiday tradition returns in December with NBT’s The Nutcracker, choreographed by Artistic Director James Canfield.  This larger-than-life production beautifully fills every inch of the Reynolds Hall stage, for which it was specifically created. With eight performances from Dec. 12 through Dec. 20, and a full orchestra, a cast of over 100 performers will bring to life to what the Las Vegas Sun calls “the most visually beautiful production ever staged in Reynolds Hall.”

2015-2016 Season show times, pricing and more details are available at www.nevadaballet.org.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE: 
A Choreographers’ Showcase: Sunday, Oct. 11 at 1pm & Sunday, Oct. 18 at 1 pm
Mystère Theatre, Treasure Island
A Choreographers’ Showcase is generously sponsored by Beano Solomon

 A Balanchine Celebration:
Saturday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 pm & Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2 pm; both performances with full orchestra
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Reynolds Hall
Live music for A Balanchine Celebration is generously sponsored by Doris and Theodore Lee
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts

The Nutcracker: Dec. 12 – 20; all eight performances with full orchestra
Saturday, December 12 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 13 at 1pm & 5:30pm
Friday, December 18 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 19 at 2pm & 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 20 at 1pm & 5:30 pm
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Reynolds Hall
2015 Nutcracker Presenting Sponsor:  Barrick colour

TICKET INFO:     SUBSCRIPTIONS & SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW:
Season Subscriptions from $129 ● Single Tickets from $29 (plus fees)
Special group pricing available for 10 or more, by calling 702-243-2623.

To purchase single tickets to A Balanchine Celebration or The Nutcracker, call The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at 702-749-2000 or order online at www.nevadaballet.org. To purchase single tickets to A Choreographers’ Showcase, call the Mystère Theatre Box Office at 702-894-7722 or order online at www.nevadaballet.org.

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