Ballet https://nashvillearts.com Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:33:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 https://nashvillearts.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/cropped-NashArtsLogoIcon-1-32x32.jpg Ballet https://nashvillearts.com 32 32 Emergence at the Nashville Ballet https://nashvillearts.com/2018/05/emergence-at-the-nashville-ballet/ Wed, 30 May 2018 16:35:12 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=75508 By Joseph E. Morgan Edgar Allen Poe once lamented that there are very few authors that document the creative process, Most writers — poets in especial — prefer having it understood that they compose by a species of fine frenzy — an ecstatic intuition — and would positively shudder at letting the public take a […]

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Nashville Ballet Hits the Road https://nashvillearts.com/2018/04/nashville-ballet-hits-the-road/ Mon, 02 Apr 2018 13:20:02 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=74192 April 2018 WORDS Joseph E. Morgan On April 20 and 21, Nashville Ballet is going on tour. They will be bringing Paul Vasterling’s epic realization of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana to debut at the new Charleston Gaillard Center. “Designed in the tradition of Europe’s great performance halls” and finished in 2015, the Gaillard (pronounced Gill-yard) […]

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Nashville Ballet’s Light: The Holocaust and Humanity Project https://nashvillearts.com/2018/02/nashville-ballets-light-holocaust-humanity-project/ Fri, 02 Feb 2018 02:45:45 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=73598 February 2018 TPAC February 9 – 11 At this particular point in history the words “Never Again” which followed the atrocities of World War II may seem to ring hollow as the world again addresses current realities of ethnic cleansing in places like Yemen and Rohingyua/Myanmar. Into that sad reality, Nashville Ballet brings us Light […]

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Fright Night at the Nashville Ballet https://nashvillearts.com/2017/11/fright-night-nashville-ballet/ Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:40:35 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=71497 December 2017 by Joseph E. Morgan Just in time for Halloween this year, the Nashville Ballet put on a ghoulish double header with its revival of Director Paul Vasterling’s “dance drama” Lizzie Borden and a premiere of The Raven by Guest Choreographer Christopher Stuart at TPAC. These works, spooky enough by themselves, were unified by […]

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Nashville Ballet presents anniversary edition of Nashville’s Nutcracker https://nashvillearts.com/2017/11/nashville-ballet-presents-anniversary-edition-nashvilles-nutcracker/ Mon, 27 Nov 2017 21:31:39 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=71750 Nashville Ballet is celebrating 10 years of Nashville’s Nutcracker this December, with new elements to mark the occasion. Snow will now fall on the audience during the iconic snow scene, and a new youth cast role, the Dancing Bear Cavalry, will be added. Nashville Ballet premiered The Nutcracker in 1989, and in 2008 the production […]

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Christmas in July with “Nashville’s Nutcracker” at the Nashville Ballet https://nashvillearts.com/2017/07/christmas-july-nashvilles-nutcracker-nashville-ballet/ Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:59:38 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=68882 In celebration of 10 years of the Nashville Nutcracker, the Nashville Ballet is having Christmas in July! For the entire month of July, the Nashville Ballet is offering $5 off select tickets to Nashville’s Nutcracker with code XMASJULY here. Nashville’s Nutcracker will ring in the season with 16 performances December 2-23 at TPAC’s Jackson Hall. […]

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Nashville’s Nutcracker: A Local Tradition https://nashvillearts.com/2016/12/nashvilles-nutcracker-local-tradition/ Mon, 12 Dec 2016 16:30:57 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=64753 By Joseph E. Morgan It would seem that it was in 1897, at the Tennessee Centennial International Exhibition, that Clara’s strange and somewhat eccentric Uncle Drosselmeyer found the magical nutcracker. On Friday, when he gave it to his niece at TPAC’s Jackson Hall, Nashville’s Holiday season had officially begun. Oddly, at its premiere in 1892, […]

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Nashville Ballet Opens 2016-2017 Season with Cinderella https://nashvillearts.com/2016/08/nashville-ballet-opens-2016-2017-season-cinderella/ Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:40:33 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=62968 08/30/2016 TPAC’s Polk Theatre | September 16-18 by Seth Schrader Photography by Heather Thorne The Nashville Ballet will open the 2016-2017 season with Cinderella, a timeless classic that’s been given a modern spin. The Nashville Ballet performance features a Cinderella who’s confident in herself and in control of her fate, rather than being swept along by […]

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Carmina Burana https://nashvillearts.com/2016/04/carmina-burana/ Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:57:57 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=60007 Layla the Majnun and Carmina Burana at Nashville Ballet By Joseph E. Morgan On the weekend of April 23, 2016, the Nashville Ballet presented Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana and premiered a new commission, Richard Danielpour’s Layla & the Majnun. Both pieces were choreographed by Paul Vasterling in an evening of spectacle, beauty and exoticism. The […]

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Nashville Ballet Ticket Giveaway https://nashvillearts.com/2016/03/nashville-ballet-ticket-giveaway/ Wed, 23 Mar 2016 19:24:38 +0000 https://nashvillearts.com/?p=59192 Go to Twitter or Instagram and use the Hashtag #NashvilleArtsGiveaway to Enter!   Nashville Ballet’s Carmina Burana Nashville Ballet will conclude its 30th anniversary season on the main stage with a local collaboration of epic proportions during Carmina Burana April 22-24, 2016, at TPAC’s Jackson Hall. The season finale will also include the world premiere […]

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