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Avant Chamber Ballet 2019/2020 Season

Subscribe to the Avant Chamber Ballet 2019/2020 Subscription Season and enjoy 40% off tickets for all four productions.

Subscribers also receive exclusive benefits such as invitations to pre- and post-performance events, open rehearsals, and artist meet-and-greets.

Morphoses

The Avant Chamber Ballet subscription season opens with Morphoses, a mixed repertoire program of three ballets: Christopher Wheeldon’s Morphoses, Katie Cooper’s Sisterhood and a world premiere by director Katie Cooper to the famous Brahms Horn Trio. The trio will be performed by internationally known musicians Anastasia Markina, Alexander Kerr (concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra) and David Cooper (principal horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.)

The Nutcracker

Celebrate the season with The Nutcracker! Avant Chamber Ballet presents Paul Mejia’s classic full-length production of The Nutcracker for the first time featuring live orchestra conducted by Brad Cawyer.

This holiday classic is designed to take the whole family on a magical trip to the Land of Sweets through Clara’s eyes with Tchaikovsky’s rich score and ACB’s professional production.

Romeo & Juliet

Paul Mejia’s romantic and tragic Romeo & Juliet is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The will performance feature live music and the famous Tchaikovsky score to bring this timeless story to life.
Opening the performance is George Balanchine’s beloved Raymonda Variations (company premiere) which celebrates the beauty of classical ballet and the sparkling score by Glazunov.

Next is a world premiere collaboration between ACB director Katie Cooper and local composer Quinn Mason marking the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. Also featured will be a guest company appearance by Ballet Frontier from Fort Worth.

Beauty and Beyond

To finish the Avant Chamber Ballet 2019-20 subscription season, the company presents Beauty and Beyond, an exciting evening of world premieres and classic favorites all with live music!

The performance will include the company premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Five Movements, Three Repeats- which contains the famous “This Bitter Earth” pas de deux. Also featured are world premieres by Kimi Nikaidoh and Jennifer Mabus commission of the 2020 Women’s Choreography Project.

The performance closes with Katie Cooper’s production of Aurora’s Wedding: Sleeping Beauty Act III with Tchaikovsky’s iconic score and all the grandeur of classical ballet.

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Morphoses

September 7 – 8, 2019

Moody Performance Hall