|DIAVOLO, November 2 & 3, 2013
With stunning acrobatics and surreal sets, Diavolo has been pushing the boundaries of dance since 1992. Under the artistic direction of Jacques Heim (choreographer for Cirque du Soleil’s “KÀ,” Las Vegas), everyday objects and architectural structures provide the backdrop for risky movements, revealing metaphors for the challenges of maintaining human relationships within modern environments.
|THE NUTCRACKER, November 29 - December 1, 2012
Journey to the land of the Sugar Plum Fairy when BalletMet Columbus returns to the Detroit Opera House with their enchanting interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s magical holiday classic. With the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra.
Family matinee activities.
|DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM, February 14-16, 2014
Now in its fourth decade of excellence, Dance Theatre of Harlem continues to bring bold new forms of artistic expression to audiences around the world. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see this multitalented, multicultural dance institution perform pieces from its unparalleled repertoire right here in Detroit.
|JOFFREY BALLET, March 1 & 2, 2014
Praised as “America’s Premier Ballet Company,” Joffrey Ballet will captivate audiences with an exciting mixed-repertory program that will include the Michigan premiere of Son of Chamber Symphony, a new piece from renowned American choreographer Stanton Welshto the music of John Adams. Performances will also include Jerome Robin’s jazzy Interplay, music by Morton Gould, and Continuum, a piece from Christopher Wheeldon, one of the most gifted classical choreographers of our time.
|GENEVE BALLET, March 21 & 22, 2014
Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, comprised of classical artists from throughout the world, has for decades presented the cworks of George Balanchine (artistic advisor 1970-1978), Mikhail Barishnikov, Rudolf Nureyev, Ohad Naharin and many others. The company will perform a mixed-repertory program, which includes the enigmatic and daring Glory, choreographed by contemporary master Andonis Foniadakis to the monumental music of George Frideric Handel.
GENEVA AFTERGLOW, March 22, after the ballet
$35 per person