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2016-2017 Performance Season

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In celebration of Halloween, Tacoma City Ballet transforms the Tacoma City Ballet School, located in The Merlino Art Center, into The Haunted Theatre: Backstage Tour & Eerie Dances. This family-oriented production, celebrating its eighth anniversary this season, has become a cherished Halloween tradition in Tacoma. The Box Office, The Magical Lobby and Backstage Tour are filled with ghostly, yet whimsical, characters. After the Backstage Tour, Guests are ushered into the Jan Collum Ballroom Theater for a delightful performance of spooky Halloween Ballets featuring Bats, Ghosts, Marionettes, Monsters, Mummified Egyptian Cats, Pumpkins, Skeletons, and Witches. Appropriate for audiences of all ages, this captivating “Halloween Treat” is only 1-Hour. At every performance, Tacoma City Ballet will award “Our Favorite Halloween Costume Prize” to a member of the audience.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday, October 21st at 7 pm
Saturday, October 22nd at 1 pm & 3 pm
Sunday, October 23rd at 1 pm & 3 pm
Friday, October 28th at 7 pm
Saturday, October 29th at 1 pm & 3 pm
Sunday, October 30th at 1 pm & 3 pm

Ticket Price
$10.00

Performance Venue
The Merlino Art Center
The Jan Collum Ballroom Theater
Tacoma City Ballet | 508 6th Avenue | Tacoma, WA  98402
Phone: (253) 272-4219
Website: www.tacomacityballet.com

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Brown Paper Tickets Only

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In order to restore Princess Pirlipat’s beauty and break the “Curse of Ugliness” the Mouse Queen’s evil spell had cast upon her, the Princess must eat the kernel of the Magical Krakatuk Nut. Christian Elias Drosselmeyer, as ordered by the King, must find both the Magical Krakatuk Nut and the young man who is fated to crack it open…

This season, Tacoma City Ballet celebrates its 33rd production of The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut at the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts. This timeless holiday classic, first presented in 1892 in St. Petersburg, has entertained generations for over a century. Now, told in its entirety, The Tale of The Hard Nut is presented alongside the traditional Russian The Nutcracker creating a glorious production filled with dancing, live music, grand scenery and lavish costumes. Under the artistic direction of Miss Erin M. Ceragioli, with the Tacoma City Ballet Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Bernard Kwiram, in the beautiful Pantages Theater, The Nutcracker & The Tale of the Hard Nut promises to enchant your entire family this holiday season. Experience the wonder and magic of this magnificent production – See Tacoma City Ballet’s The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut at the Pantages Theater for the VERY LAST TIME! Next season, Tacoma City Ballet will perform this beloved production in the new Federal Way Performing Arts and Events Center.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday, December 9th at 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 10th at 3 pm
Sunday, December 11th 3 pm
Friday, December 16th at 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 17th at 3 pm
Sunday, December 18th at 3 pm

Ticket Prices
$25.00 through $100.00

Performance Venue
The Pantages Theater | 901 Broadway | Tacoma, WA  98402
Box Office: (253) 591-5894
Website: www.broadwaycenter.org

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Through the Broadway Center For The Performing Arts Only
www.broadwaycenter.org

*Additional Convenience Fees Added to All Credit Card Purchases

 

Pinocchio Logo BFor the very first time, Tacoma City Ballet presents Pinocchio The Ballet. A classical tale becomes a magical family-oriented 1-Hour ballet, accentuated with beautiful sets and costumes, sure to delight and entertain the entire family.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday, March 10th at 7 pm
Saturday, March 11th at 3 pm
Sunday, March 12th at 3 pm
Friday, March 17th at 7 pm
Saturday, March 18th at 3 pm
Sunday, March 19th 3 pm

Ticket Price
$10.00

Performance Venue
The Merlino Art Center
The Jan Collum Ballroom Theater
Tacoma City Ballet | 508 6th Avenue | Tacoma, WA  98402
Phone: (253) 272-4219
Website: www.tacomacityballet.com

PURCHASE TICKETS FOR PINOCCHIO THE BALLET
Brown Paper Tickets Only

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Tacoma City Ballet presents Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Dancers, Chorus and Orchestra. A neo-classical ballet choreographed by Miss Erin Ceragioli, Artistic Director, promises a powerful and moving experience. Performed in the beautiful, newly renovated Jan Collum Ballroom Theater in the Merlino Art Center, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony will be an intimate classical performing arts experience!

Performance Dates and Times

Friday, March 24th at 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 25th at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 26th at 3 pm
Friday, March 31st at 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 1st at 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 2nd 3 pm

Ticket Price
$25.00

Performance Venue
The Merlino Art Center
The Jan Collum Ballroom Theater
Tacoma City Ballet | 508 6th Avenue | Tacoma, WA  98402
Phone: (253) 272-4219
Website: www.tacomacityballet.com

PURCHASE TICKETS FOR BEETHOVEN'S 9TH SYMPHONY
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Storybook Tea

Tacoma City Ballet’s Storybook Ballet Theatre Fairytale Tea Party features a “Hosted Tea Party” served with “Petite Ballets” based on children’s classic fairytales, nursery rhymes, proverbs, and fables. A delightful enchantment for audiences of all ages, Storybook Ballet Theatre Fairytale Tea Party is only 1-Hour and 15 Minutes. Guests are encouraged to attend costumed as a favorite Storybook Character.

Storybook Ballet Theatre Fairytale Tea Party
A Perfect Way To Begin Your Mother’s Day Celebration!

Performance Date and Times

Sunday, May 13th at 11 am
Sunday, May 13th at 1:30 pm
Sunday, May 13th at 4 pm

Ticket Price
$25.00

Performance Venue
The Merlino Art Center
The Jan Collum Ballroom Theater
Tacoma City Ballet | 508 6th Avenue | Tacoma, WA  98402
Phone: (253) 272-4219
Website: www.tacomacityballet.com

PURCHASE TICKETS FOR STORYBOOK BALLET THEATRE FAIRYTALE TEA PARTY
Brown Paper Tickets Only

ABOUT US

Tacoma City Ballet Provides
Excellent Classical Ballet Instruction and Performance
Creating Accessibility to the Performing Arts

Tacoma City Ballet * A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

TACOMA CITY BALLET

508 6th Avenue | Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone: (253) 272-4219
tcb@tacomacityballet.com