Texas Ballet Theater announces 2018-2019 season

Texas Ballet Theater has released its 2018-2019 season, which includes a co-production with the National Ballet of Canada and a world premiere piece by one of their dancers expanding into choreography, a news release said.

TBT is a resident company of both the Dallas Winspear Opera House on the AT&T Performing Arts campus and Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall.

“Celebrating my 50th year in America and my 16th season with Texas Ballet Theater, this is a special season with a delightful mix of classic and never-before-seen pieces,” Ben Stevenson, TBT artistic director, said in the release. “We enjoy bringing you world-class art in an exciting and moving way.”

The season will open with two pieces choreographed by Stevenson: at the Winspear Opera House debuts Cinderella Aug. 24-26, and at Bass Performance Hall debuts Cleopatra (accompanied by Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra) Sept. 28-30.

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The holiday season will bring Stevenson’s The Nutcracker at Winspear Opera House Nov. 23-25 and Nov. 30-Dec. 2 before moving to Bass Performance Hall Dec. 7-9; Dec. 13; Dec. 15-16; Dec. 20-24. Additionally, The Nutty Nutcracker will be at Bass Performance Hall Dec. 14.

The first mixed repertoire, March 1-3, 2019, at Bass Performance Hall features the work of choreographers, William Forsythe and Christopher Bruce in In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated and Ghost Dances respectively, the release detailed. Additionally, TBT dancer Andre Silva will share his contemporary choreography in a world premiere called 11:11.

A collection of works by Stevenson is on the bill for the second mixed repertoire to take place at Bass Hall March 29-31, 2019, and includes Four Last Songs, Twilight, Esmerelda (pas de deux only) and L.

Finally, TBT will conclude the season with a co-production of Pinocchio — in it’s American premiere — with the National Ballet of Canada at Winspear Opera House May 17-19, 2019, accompanied by Dallas Opera Orchestra, and at Bass Performance Hall May 24-26, 2019, with accompaniment by Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

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For more information, please see texasballettheater.org/tickets. Subscriptions are available now and single tickets will be available June 18.