Performances & Events

Calendar

American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School’s performance calendar showcases the versatility of the company and school, with programming that includes traditional repertoire by ballet masters, cutting-edge works by exciting new choreographers, and ballet favorites. The company also offers outreach events that connect the community through dance. See below for our upcoming performance and events calendar.

Event Category

Princeton Ballet School

In Studio | The Nutcracker Suite

A treat for the entire family! Princeton Ballet School presents a one-act suite of dances inspired by The Nutcracker. This unique production features […]

Dec 2 – Dec 3

ARB Princeton Studio

American Repertory Ballet, Performance

The Nutcracker

American Repertory Ballet’s beloved production of The Nutcracker returns with performances at three 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.

Dec 11 – Dec 18

Multiple locations

American Repertory Ballet, Performance

Giselle

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. 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 3 – Mar 5

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

American Repertory Ballet, Performance

Movin’ + Groovin’

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. The program features: Claire Davison’s Time Within A Time, set to the music of Fleetwood Mac; Ja’ Malik’s Moving to Bach, set to Bach’s Sonata for Violin Solo No.1; and Caili Quan’s Circadia, inspired by an eclectic music mix ranging from Boban Markovic Orchestra to Gabriella Smith’s Carrot Revolution.

Mar 25

The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College

American Repertory Ballet, Performance

Movin’ + Groovin’

American Repertory Ballet brings the acclaimed production of Movin’ + Groovin’ to McCarter Theatre Center on April 1, 2023, featuring works by three of today’s most exciting and innovative choreographers. The program features: Claire Davison’s Time Within A Time, set to the music of Fleetwood Mac; Ja’ Malik’s Moving to Bach, set to Bach’s Sonata for Violin Solo No.1; and Caili Quan’s Circadia, inspired by an eclectic music mix ranging from Boban Markovic Orchestra to Gabriella Smith’s Carrot Revolution.

Apr 1

McCarter Theatre Center

Princeton Ballet School, Performance

Princeton Ballet School’s Spring Performance

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.

May 20

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial

American Repertory Ballet, Performance

PREMIERE3

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.

Jun 10 – Jun 11

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

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