Family Series: Beauty and the Beast

April 6-8

Beautiful dance, vibrant costumes and engaging live narration give new exhilaration to this beloved family-friendly fairytale. Featuring the Cincinnati Ballet Second Company and students of the Otto M. Budig Academy, this cherished production about finding true love is sure to delight people of all ages and quickly become a new family tradition!

The Beauty and the Beast Community Performances are financially assisted by The H.B., E.W. and F.R. Luther Charitable Foundation, Fifth Third Bank and Narley L. Haley, Co-Trustees.

Highlights:

  • Multiple pieces in various styles
  • Never before seen world premieres
  • Choreography by Justin Peck of New York City Ballet

Patriotic Pas: Victoria Morgan
Capricious Maneuvers: Justin Peck
Raymonda: Staged by Dawn Kelly after Marius Petipa
World Premiere: Ma Cong
Fusion: Yuri Possokhov
Prohibition Condition: James Cunningham

Patriotic Pas: Morton Gould – American Salute
Capricious Maneuvers: Lukas Foss – Capriccio
Raymonda: Alexander Glazunov
World Premiere by Ma Cong: Ólafur Arnalds
Fusion: Graham Fitkin
Prohibition Condition: Dmitri Shostakovich

Cincinnati Ballet Dancers

Family Series: Beauty and the Beast Performance Schedule

Added Performance

Friday, April 6, 2018

7:30 pm

  • Aronoff Center for the Arts
Added Performance

Saturday, April 7, 2018

10:30 am

  • Aronoff Center for the Arts
Added Performance

Saturday, April 7, 2018

2:00 pm

  • Aronoff Center for the Arts
Added Performance

Saturday, April 7, 2018

5:30 pm

  • Aronoff Center for the Arts
Added Performance

Sunday, April 8, 2018

1:30 pm

  • Aronoff Center for the Arts
Added Performance

Sunday, April 8, 2018

4:30 pm

  • Aronoff Center for the Arts

Wild Sweet Love Trailer

Catch a glimpse of the title piece to Wild Sweet Love, choreographed by Trey McIntyre and set to an eclectic mix of rock and roll favorites and classical cornerstones.

Photography: Kelli Bramble, courtesy of Ballet West

The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of The H.B., E.W. and F.R. Luther Charitable Foundation, Fifth Third Bank and Narley L. Haley, Co-Trustees.

Director’s Cut Sponsors

Mary Ann & John Boorn

Mrs. Dianne Dunkelman & Mr. Peter Schwartz

Carol & Robert Olson

Jennifer & John Stein

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