Performances & Events


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

American Repertory Ballet


An innovative program of cutting-edge ballet and contemporary work, Elevate includes world premieres by Stephanie Martinez and Meredith Rainey, and the anticipated return of Ethan Stiefel’s rousing Wood Work, set to modern renditions of Nordic folk tunes by the Danish String Quartet.

Oct 13 – Oct 15

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

American Repertory Ballet

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker holds a special place in the hearts of both new and longtime patrons, becoming synonymous with the holiday season. Its endearing story, Tchaikovsky’s brilliant score, and iconic choreography create a memorable experience for the whole family.

Nov 24 – Dec 17

Multiple locations

American Repertory Ballet

Classic Beauty

This enchanting program features excerpts from two crown jewels of the classical ballet repertoire: Swan Lake Act II and Sleeping Beauty Act III. Iconic fairy tale scenes and the technical brilliance of ARB’s artists will leave audiences spellbound.

Mar 8 – Mar 10

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

American Repertory Ballet

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Conceived and choreographed by Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel, this celebrated one-act ballet will once again have audiences of all ages cheering, laughing out loud, and mesmerized by the ballet’s whimsy and crisp storytelling.

May 10 – May 12

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center