Our 2017 Season "In Motion" sees the company travel to more regional, remote and metropolitan communities than ever before! With an exciting year ahead - make sure you check out when we are coming to your local theatre and whether there are any special events surrounding our upcoming performance for young dance enthusiasts!
Join the students from Melbourne City Ballet's training programs over two nights as they demonstrate the classical ballet and contemporary repertoire learnt within the studios over the past 3 months, all from the comfort of Melbourne City Ballet's Studio 1!
This intimate event is a great chance for audiences to meet Emerging Artists whilst all funds go towards capital works for the Melbourne City Ballet Centre.
Touring throughout Victorian theatres, our exciting new children's ballet "Once Upon A Time" is suitable for children of all ages! Featuring a 45 minute production and workshop following, Once Upon A Time is a special work to entertain dance enthusiasts these school holidays.
Little Red Riding Hood has set out on an adventure towards her grandmother's house when she realises that she is not alone. On her journey she meets plenty of new friends who she helps along the way (you may even know a few of them).
Melbourne City Ballet offers another Shakespearian classic for audiences in 2017, after the huge success of our touring production of Romeo & Juliet in 2016. Melbourne City Ballet will perform our interpretation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at venues throughout New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and the Northern Territory.
Choreographed by Artistic Director, Michael Pappalardo, audiences will see a range of diverse movement, executed by some of Australia’s most talented artists. This comical tale explores the lives of two couples whose lives are affected by the meddling fairies who live in a mysterious forest.
Melbourne City Ballet's exciting new ballet "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will feature at performing arts venues across Victoria and Tasmania. The company's artists will click their heels together and get a little bit wicked as we follow the classic tale of Dorothy Gale who is transported to the magical land of Oz but must find her way home before the Wicked Witch of the West gets hold of her. This production will be a full extravaganza with completely new creations to bring this inspiring work to life.
On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Clara falls asleep after a party at her home and dreams herself, or does she? into a fantastic world where toys become larger than life. Her beloved Nutcracker comes to life and defends her from the Mouse King, then is turned into a Prince after Clara saves his life.
Expect a joyous explosion of colour as Melbourne City Ballet bring to life this audience favourite across Victoria and South Australia.