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BEAUTY

In action

MASTERWORKS

WORLD PREMIERES

STORIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

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DRACULA

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NUTCRACKER SPECTACULAR

December 9-11 | Robinson Center

The “Nutcracker Spectacular” is the largest and longest running holiday production in Arkansas, featuring live music by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and a cast and crew of nearly 400! Join Ballet Arkansas at the Robinson Center for an unforgettable celebration of the season - featuring exciting updates and additions for all to enjoy. And don’t forget to visit the area’s largest Nutcracker Boutique in the lobby and take a piece of the production home with you! Learn more about K-12 student matinee performances of "Nutcracker Spectacular" on the Education & Outreach tab.

 

Showtimes

Friday, December 9 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, December 10 @ 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm 

Sunday, December 11 @ 2:30 pm 

**Run time: 120 minutes 

For ticket inquires and to purchase tickets by phone, contact Robinson Center Box Office (501) 244-8800, M-F between 9am - 4pm.

For additional inquiries, please contact tickets@balletarkansas.org.

WAIT...WHAT ABOUT NUTTY NUTCRACKER?

Don't fret! Our farcical holiday classic will reappear for the 23|24 season and will be presented on a biannual basis moving forward. We've got some big plans in the works for its revival - stay tuned!

   

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LAND OF THE SWEETS TEA

December 10 & 11 | Robinson Center

Don't miss Little Rock’s most highly anticipated holiday event! An experience unlike any other, the "Land of the Sweets Nutcracker Tea" transports guests the magical realm of the Sugar Plum Fairy, where they’ll enjoy decadent sweets, tea time activities, storybook reading, and an exclusive performance from the cast of the “Nutcracker Spectacular.” Features a special surprise, perfect for families. *Tickets (released on 9/1/22) sold out on 9/1/22 in record time. Please join the waitlist and we'll be in touch if we add a new tea or have space available.

 

Showtimes

Saturday, December 10 @ 12:00 pm

Sunday, December 11 @ 12:00 pm 

**Run time: 60 minutes

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SLEEPING BEAUTY 

February 16-19 | UA-PTC CHARTS

Tchaikovsky’s paramount score brings the world’s most beloved fairytale to life this winter. “Sleeping Beauty” tells the story of Princess Aurora and love’s triumph over the evil Carabosse in 3 Acts. Featuring ornate costumes, virtuoso dance sequences, and a cast of more than 100 community performers, the production is a must-see this season! 

Learn more about K-12 student matinee performances of "Sleeping Beauty" on the Education & Outreach tab.

Showtimes

Thursday, February 16 @ 7:30 pm 

Friday, February 17 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, February 18 @ 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm 

Sunday, February 19 @ 2:30 pm 

**Run time: 120 minutes

For all ticket inquiries or to purchase by phone, contact Tututix at (855) 222-2849 Option 1. For additional inquiries, please contact tickets@balletarkansas.org.

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TANGO ROJO

April 1 | Chenal Country Club

Not your stuffy gala, this year's Turning Pointe Gala is the hottest event in town! A rich celebration of dance, music, and regional cuisine, Tango Rojo turns up the heat next April. Live music, Argentine tango, and fine wines pair perfectly with decadent South American fare. This year's event will be held at the Chenal Country Club on April 1, 2023, between the hours of 6:00 and 10:00 pm.

2023 "Above the Barre Award" recipient - Frank Lawrence, CEO of The Athletic Clubs.

 

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MODERN MASTERS

April 21-23 | UA-PTC CHARTS

Presented by the Stella Boyle Smith Trust, “Modern Masters” pairs renowned works of neoclassical and contemporary dance with epic scores by the world’s greatest composers. Featuring live music by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, “Modern Masters” is an exhilarating collision of the classic and modern and is the climax of the 22|23 season. Learn more about K-12 student matinee performances of "Modern Masters" on the Education & Outreach tab.

 

Friday night's performance features complimentary libations, courtesy of season sponsor, Colonial Wines & Spirits. 

Showtimes

Friday, April 21 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, April 22 @ 2:30 & 7:30 pm 

Sunday, April 23 @ 2:30 pm 

**Run time: 90 minutes

For all ticket inquiries or to purchase by phone, contact Tututix at (855) 222-2849 Option 1. For additional inquiries, please contact tickets@balletarkansas.org.

 

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NEW WORKS

May 4-6 | Details Coming Soon

Filled with world premieres, “New Works” ventures into the depths of contemporary dance and explores a range of collaborations with visual art and media. Paired with food and drink and a series of creative talkbacks.

 

Showtimes

Thursday, May 4 @ 7:30 pm 

Friday, May 5 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, May 6 @ 7:30 pm 

**Run time: 60 minutes

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LIVE @ THE PLAZA

April 26-30 | Argenta Plaza 

Presented by the North Little Rock CVB, “Live at the Plaza” returns in the spring of 23’. A popular series of free performances and education programs, “Live at the Plaza” features breathtaking world-premieres and the best of the 22|23 season. Paired with local vendors!

Showtimes

Dates and times TBD

**Run time: 50 minutes

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MOTION ON MAIN

Year Round | Ballet Arkansas

Join Ballet Arkansas at its 520 Main St. studios for a series of intimate performances and talkbacks, featuring previews from upcoming productions and more!

Showtimes

Dates TBD @ 6:00 pm

**Run time 45 minutes 

CREATIVE Partners

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