Butler Ballet 2014-2015 Season
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker
December 7, 2014
Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler
Dec. 4 at 7.30 p.m.
Dec. 5 and 6 at 8 p.m.
Dec. 6 and 7 at 2 p.m.
(Friday Dec. 5 and Monday Dec 8, School Shows at
Butler Ballet proudly presents the only fully staged
production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker in central
Indiana. A holiday family tradition, children and adults will be
dazzled and delighted by spectacular dancing, beautiful costumes,
glorious scenery, and pyrotechnical magic. The brilliance of
Tchaikovsky's music will be brought to life by the Butler
Ballet Orchestra and the Indianapolis Children's Choir
under the direction of Richard Auldon Clark.
Tickets: $28.50, $21.50 adults; $23, $17 child/student/senior;
$20, $14 groups of 15 or more
(a $3 Clowes Memorial Hall Restoration fee will be added
to each ticket)
Midwinter Dance Festival
featuring Viva Vivaldi by Gerald
February 11-15, 2015
Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts
|February 11 at 7
||February 12 at 7 p.m.
|February 13 at 7:30 p.m.
||February 14 at 7:30 p.m.
|February 14 at 2 p.m.
||February 15 at 2 p.m.
For its second season in the Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts
the Butler Ballet will once again present two different
programs in repertory featuring Viva Vivaldi by Gerald
Arpino and works by resident choreographers Marek Cholewa, Patrick
Hinson, Stephan Laurent, Susan McGuire, Cynthia Pratt, and Derek
Tickets: $20 adults; $15 senior; $10 Butler Students
The Sleeping Beauty
April 17-April 19,
Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University
April 17 and 18 at 8 p.m.
April 19 at 2 p.m.
The Sleeping Beauty is the most magical of all the
fairy-tale ballets! A beautiful princess, an evil fairy, a
curse that dooms everyone to sleep for a hundred years, and a
magical kiss. What more can you ask? The Bluebird,
Puss-in-Boots, the White Cat, Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, and
vibrant and colorful Fairies, are among the many guests invited to
Aurora's extravagant wedding that concludes this family favorite.
Come experience the enchantment and majesty of this time-honored
classic set to some of the most beautiful music ever written for
the ballet. Tchaikovsky's very first ballet score, full of soaring
melodies and sparkling variations, is performed live by the Butler
Ballet Orchestra under the direction of Richard Auldon
Clark. Indulge yourself in the fantasy of dreams that come true,
Butler Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty.
Tickets: $28.50, $21.50 adults; $23, $17
child/student/senior; $20, $14 groups of 15 or more
(a $3 CMH Restoration fee will be added to each
Student Choreography Showcase
Lilly Hall 310
Evening of student choreography.
Thursday October 30 and Friday October 31, 2014
7:30 pm. Free - seating is limited.
Lilly Hall 310
Concert of original works created by the 2015 graduating dance
Thursday March 5 and Friday March 6, 2015
7:30 pm. Free - seating is limited