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Nov 25 – Dec 18

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The Nutcracker

McCarter Theatre Center | State Theatre New Jersey

American Repertory Ballet’s beloved production of The Nutcracker returns with performances at four venues throughout New Jersey beginning November 25, 2022 at Princeton’s McCarter Theatre Center and closing December 16-18, 2022 at State Theatre New Jersey, with a full orchestra and youth choir.

Mar 3 – Mar 5

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New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

Co-choreographed by Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg, Giselle will make its American Repertory Ballet premiere at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center in March 2023. This celebrated and moving production had its world premiere at the Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2012, and has since toured the globe. Giselle was adapted into a feature film directed by Tao Fraser, selected for screening in the NZ International Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival. Stiefel and Kobborg’s Giselle will be restaged and partially redesigned specifically for American Repertory Ballet by an award-winning and renowned creative team.

Mar 25

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Kaye Playhouse NYC

The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College

The company returns to the Kaye Playhouse at New York’s Hunter College for one performance on Saturday, March 25, 2023 with a mixed repertory program never-before-seen by New York audiences.

May 20

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Princeton Ballet School’s Spring Performance

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial

This end-of-year production celebrates our students’ hard work, progress, and love of dance.

Join us for excerpts from Don Quixote, filled with romance, comedy, a colorful cast of characters and dynamic dancing and Cinderella, a beautiful classic, first performed by Princeton Ballet School in 1955.

Jun 9 – Jun 11

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New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

PREMIERE3 features the revival and company premiere of Holberg Suite, choreographed by legendary dancer, dance maker, trail-blazer, and co-founder of the Dance Theatre of Harlem – Arthur Mitchell. This invigorating ballet, set to the music of Edvard Grieg, will have newly designed costumes created for American Repertory Ballet.

Also on the program will be two highly anticipated world premieres by Amy Seiwert and Ethan Stiefel. More details about these exciting new works will be released soon.