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341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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October 2018

Wild Sweet Love

Friday, October 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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SPONSORED BY JAMES & MARY NELSON Enjoy four passion-filled works in one spectacular performance featuring Allegro Brilliante by the father of American ballet, George Balanchine, and music by Tchaikovsky; Trey McIntyre's fun-filled epic musing on romantic rituals, Wild Sweet Love featuring an eclectic mix of popular music from Queen, The Partridge Family, Roberta Flack, and more; and the hauntingly alluring…

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February 2019

MoveMedia: Handmade

Friday, February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Blue Lake Public Radio presents MOVEMEDIA: Handmade. Created for you by Princess Grace Award winner and our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders; Joffrey Ballet’s Nicolas Blanc; and the talented dancers of Grand Rapids Ballet, our contemporary dance series returns with works from the heart and soul that show a completely different side of their unique talents. This is personal— and hands down…

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MoveMedia: Handmade

Saturday, February 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Blue Lake Public Radio presents MOVEMEDIA: Handmade. Created for you by Princess Grace Award winner and our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders; Joffrey Ballet’s Nicolas Blanc; and the talented dancers of Grand Rapids Ballet, our contemporary dance series returns with works from the heart and soul that show a completely different side of their unique talents. This is personal— and hands down…

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MoveMedia: Handmade

Sunday, February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Blue Lake Public Radio presents MOVEMEDIA: Handmade. Created for you by Princess Grace Award winner and our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders; Joffrey Ballet’s Nicolas Blanc; and the talented dancers of Grand Rapids Ballet, our contemporary dance series returns with works from the heart and soul that show a completely different side of their unique talents. This is personal— and hands down…

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April 2019

Spring Break for Kids: The Monster Who Ate My Peas

Monday, April 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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PRESENTED BY PNC Spring Break for Kids returns with another kid-friendly ballet perfect for the whole family. The Monster Who Ate My Peas, the beloved children's book, comes to life right before your very eyes featuring the apprentices and trainees of Grand Rapids Ballet. Before the performance, enjoy pre-show activities including a costume dress-up, arts and crafts, the chance to…

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Spring Break for Kids: The Monster Who Ate My Peas

Tuesday, April 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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PRESENTED BY PNC Spring Break for Kids returns with another kid-friendly ballet perfect for the whole family. The Monster Who Ate My Peas, the beloved children's book, comes to life right before your very eyes featuring the apprentices and trainees of Grand Rapids Ballet. Before the performance, enjoy pre-show activities including a costume dress-up, arts and crafts, the chance to…

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Spring Break for Kids: The Monster Who Ate My Peas

Wednesday, April 3 @ 10:30 pm - Thursday, April 4 @ 11:30 am
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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PRESENTED BY PNC Spring Break for Kids returns with another kid-friendly ballet perfect for the whole family. The Monster Who Ate My Peas, the beloved children's book, comes to life right before your very eyes featuring the apprentices and trainees of Grand Rapids Ballet. Before the performance, enjoy pre-show activities including a costume dress-up, arts and crafts, the chance to…

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Spring Break for Kids: The Monster Who Ate My Peas

Thursday, April 4 @ 10:30 pm - Friday, April 5 @ 11:30 am
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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PRESENTED BY PNC Spring Break for Kids returns with another kid-friendly ballet perfect for the whole family. The Monster Who Ate My Peas, the beloved children's book, comes to life right before your very eyes featuring the apprentices and trainees of Grand Rapids Ballet. Before the performance, enjoy pre-show activities including a costume dress-up, arts and crafts, the chance to…

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Extremely Close

Friday, April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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See things from an unexpected angle with the mystical Extremely Close by Hubbard Street Chicago’s internationally renowned resident choreographer, Alejandro Cerrudo; Val Caniparoli's, Ibsen’s House—a portrayal of strong female characters from Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s most well-known plays including A Doll’s House and Hedda Gabler, set to a live performance of Dvorak’s compelling Piano Quintet No. 2; and a second…

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Extremely Close

Saturday, April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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See things from an unexpected angle with the mystical Extremely Close by Hubbard Street Chicago’s internationally renowned resident choreographer, Alejandro Cerrudo; Val Caniparoli's, Ibsen’s House—a portrayal of strong female characters from Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s most well-known plays including A Doll’s House and Hedda Gabler, set to a live performance of Dvorak’s compelling Piano Quintet No. 2; and a second…

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Extremely Close

Sunday, April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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See things from an unexpected angle with the mystical Extremely Close by Hubbard Street Chicago’s internationally renowned resident choreographer, Alejandro Cerrudo; Val Caniparoli's, Ibsen’s House—a portrayal of strong female characters from Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s most well-known plays including A Doll’s House and Hedda Gabler, set to a live performance of Dvorak’s compelling Piano Quintet No. 2; and a second…

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May 2019

Alice in Wonderland

Friday, May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Go down the rabbit hole for the triumphant return of the dizzyingly beautiful Alice in Wonderland from choreographer Brian Enos and visual artist Luis Grane. No collaborative effort more fully captures the surrealist and symbolic possibilities of this beloved tale with such exquisite beauty and extravagant imagination. Photo of company dancers Cassidy Isaacson and Levi Teachout by Eric Bouwens.

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Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Go down the rabbit hole for the triumphant return of the dizzyingly beautiful Alice in Wonderland from choreographer Brian Enos and visual artist Luis Grane. No collaborative effort more fully captures the surrealist and symbolic possibilities of this beloved tale with such exquisite beauty and extravagant imagination. Photo of company dancers Cassidy Isaacson and Levi Teachout by Eric Bouwens.

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Alice in Wonderland

Sunday, May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Go down the rabbit hole for the triumphant return of the dizzyingly beautiful Alice in Wonderland from choreographer Brian Enos and visual artist Luis Grane. No collaborative effort more fully captures the surrealist and symbolic possibilities of this beloved tale with such exquisite beauty and extravagant imagination. Photo of company dancers Cassidy Isaacson and Levi Teachout by Eric Bouwens.

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Alice in Wonderland

Friday, May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Go down the rabbit hole for the triumphant return of the dizzyingly beautiful Alice in Wonderland from choreographer Brian Enos and visual artist Luis Grane. No collaborative effort more fully captures the surrealist and symbolic possibilities of this beloved tale with such exquisite beauty and extravagant imagination. Photo of company dancers Cassidy Isaacson and Levi Teachout by Eric Bouwens.

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Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Go down the rabbit hole for the triumphant return of the dizzyingly beautiful Alice in Wonderland from choreographer Brian Enos and visual artist Luis Grane. No collaborative effort more fully captures the surrealist and symbolic possibilities of this beloved tale with such exquisite beauty and extravagant imagination. Photo of company dancers Cassidy Isaacson and Levi Teachout by Eric Bouwens.

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Empowered Women Empowering Women

Tuesday, May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Women ages 13+ are invited to join us for a night of empowerment. The event will begin in the Peter Wege Theatre with testimonies, discussions, and even a little humor about managing mental health in daily life and the workplace, being a mom with mental illness, positive body image, and the truth behind treatment. Speakers include Deanna Falzone of Fox…

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October 2019

Firebird

Friday, October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE JULY 24, 2019! This powerful collection presents Firebird, San Francisco Ballet’s resident choreographer Yuri Possokhov’s transformation of Stravinsky’s captivating story of good and evil; Artistic Director James Sofranko’s elegantly wrought and intensely musical Mozart Symphony; Adam Hougland’s mesmerizing dark drama, Cold Virtues; and a world premiere by our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders.

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Firebird

Friday, October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This powerful collection presents Firebird, San Francisco Ballet’s resident choreographer Yuri Possokhov’s transformation of Stravinsky’s captivating story of good and evil; Artistic Director James Sofranko’s elegantly wrought and intensely musical Mozart Symphony; Adam Hougland’s mesmerizing dark drama, Cold Virtues; and a world premiere by our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders. Tickets

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Family Saturday Matinee Series

Saturday, October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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What moves you? Inspiration! Our new Family Saturday Matinee series is designed specifically to introduce your young ones to the world of professional ballet. Tickets starting at only $22. Saturday, October 19 @ 2pm - Firebird Saturday, February 15 @ 2pm - Eternal Desire Saturday March 7 @2pm - Jumpstart 2020 Saturday, April 25 @2pm - A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Firebird

Saturday, October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE JULY 24, 2019! This powerful collection presents Firebird, San Francisco Ballet’s resident choreographer Yuri Possokhov’s transformation of Stravinsky’s captivating story of good and evil; Artistic Director James Sofranko’s elegantly wrought and intensely musical Mozart Symphony; Adam Hougland’s mesmerizing dark drama, Cold Virtues; and a world premiere by our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders.

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Firebird

Saturday, October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This powerful collection presents Firebird, San Francisco Ballet’s resident choreographer Yuri Possokhov’s transformation of Stravinsky’s captivating story of good and evil; Artistic Director James Sofranko’s elegantly wrought and intensely musical Mozart Symphony; Adam Hougland’s mesmerizing dark drama, Cold Virtues; and a world premiere by our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders. Tickets

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Firebird

Sunday, October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This powerful collection presents Firebird, San Francisco Ballet’s resident choreographer Yuri Possokhov’s transformation of Stravinsky’s captivating story of good and evil; Artistic Director James Sofranko’s elegantly wrought and intensely musical Mozart Symphony; Adam Hougland’s mesmerizing dark drama, Cold Virtues; and a world premiere by our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders. Tickets

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Firebird

Friday, October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This powerful collection presents Firebird, San Francisco Ballet’s resident choreographer Yuri Possokhov’s transformation of Stravinsky’s captivating story of good and evil; Artistic Director James Sofranko’s elegantly wrought and intensely musical Mozart Symphony; Adam Hougland’s mesmerizing dark drama, Cold Virtues; and a world premiere by our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders. Tickets

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December 2019

The Nutcracker 2019

Friday, December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE JULY 24, 2019! West Michigan’s favorite holiday tradition returns to the grandeur of DeVos Performance Hall with sets by famed children’s book author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express, Jumanji), Broadway-quality set design by Tony Award winner Eugene Lee (Wicked, Sweeney Todd, Saturday Night Live), choreography by Val Caniparoli, and the live music of…

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The Nutcracker 2019

Friday, December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE JULY 24, 2019! West Michigan’s favorite holiday tradition returns to the grandeur of DeVos Performance Hall with sets by famed children’s book author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express, Jumanji), Broadway-quality set design by Tony Award winner Eugene Lee (Wicked, Sweeney Todd, Saturday Night Live), choreography by Val Caniparoli, and the live music of…

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The Nutcracker 2019

Saturday, December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE JULY 24, 2019! West Michigan’s favorite holiday tradition returns to the grandeur of DeVos Performance Hall with sets by famed children’s book author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express, Jumanji), Broadway-quality set design by Tony Award winner Eugene Lee (Wicked, Sweeney Todd, Saturday Night Live), choreography by Val Caniparoli, and the live music of…

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The Nutcracker 2019

Saturday, December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE JULY 24, 2019! West Michigan’s favorite holiday tradition returns to the grandeur of DeVos Performance Hall with sets by famed children’s book author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express, Jumanji), Broadway-quality set design by Tony Award winner Eugene Lee (Wicked, Sweeney Todd, Saturday Night Live), choreography by Val Caniparoli, and the live music of…

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The Nutcracker 2019

Saturday, December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE JULY 24, 2019! West Michigan’s favorite holiday tradition returns to the grandeur of DeVos Performance Hall with sets by famed children’s book author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express, Jumanji), Broadway-quality set design by Tony Award winner Eugene Lee (Wicked, Sweeney Todd, Saturday Night Live), choreography by Val Caniparoli, and the live music of…

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The Nutcracker 2019

Saturday, December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Ballet, 341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE JULY 24, 2019! West Michigan’s favorite holiday tradition returns to the grandeur of DeVos Performance Hall with sets by famed children’s book author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express, Jumanji), Broadway-quality set design by Tony Award winner Eugene Lee (Wicked, Sweeney Todd, Saturday Night Live), choreography by Val Caniparoli, and the live music of…

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