Storrs Mansfield Ballet Tickets

2024/2025 Season

Explore all upcoming Storrs Mansfield ballet and dance performances in the 2024/2025 season. This season is set to showcase an impressive array of performances, blending the elegance of classical ballet with the dynamic energy of modern dance. Whether you’re a connoisseur of the classics or a fan of avant-garde movements, Storrs Mansfield’s forthcoming season offers a rich tapestry of artistic expression. Secure your spot at the forefront of dance by purchasing authentic ballet tickets to this season’s most anticipated ballet and dance events.

Ballet & Dance in Storrs Mansfield

Performances 2024/2025

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Most Popular Ballets

The term “best” can be subjective, especially in the arts, but there are certainly ballets that have stood the test of time and are revered for their choreography, music, and impact on the ballet world. Here are some of the most celebrated ballets:

  • The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is a holiday classic known for enchanting music and festive storyline. It’s particularly famous for pieces like “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and “Waltz of the Flowers.”
  • Swan Lakeby Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is known for its demanding lead roles, iconic music, and the tragic love story between Prince Siegfried and Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse.
  • Giselle by Adolphe Adam – A romantic ballet in two acts, “Giselle” tells the story of a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart after discovering her lover is betrothed to another. The ballet is particularly noted for the “Wilis,” a group of supernatural women who dance men to death.
  • Cinderella is an enchanting story for all ages with a beautiful dose of humor, the majesty of classical ballet, and the promise of “happily ever after.”
  • Sleeping Beauty by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Another masterpiece known for its exquisite production, fairy tale charm, and challenging lead roles. The “Rose Adagio” is one of ballet’s most famous sequences.
  • Romeo and Juliet by Sergei Prokofiev – Based on Shakespeare’s tragic play, this ballet is celebrated for its dramatic score and the emotional depth of its lead roles. It’s a staple in the repertoire of many companies.
  • Coppélia” by Léo Delibes is a comedic ballet about a doll, Coppélia, who is so lifelike that a village youth, Franz, becomes infatuated with her, causing jealousy in his true love, Swanilda.
  • Don Quixote by Ludwig Minkus – Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ classic novel, this ballet is noted for its Spanish flair, technical bravado, and the spirited character of Kitri.
  • Serenade by George Balanchine to music by Tchaikovsky is a milestone in American ballet. It is Balanchine’s first ballet created in America and is notable for its beauty, innovation, and use of an ensemble in neoclassical ballet.
  • Dracula Ballet – In the Shadow of Evil. Enter the terrifying domain of the legendary vampire whose insatiable bloodlust wrecks horror and destruction on his unwitting victims.

These ballets are performed by companies worldwide and continue to draw audiences for their incredible choreography, music, and the emotional depth of their storytelling.