Columbia City Ballet 2016-2017 Season

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Become a Columbia Season Member to Reserve the Best Seats in the House and Save 25%!


Columbia City Ballet invites you to become a Season Member for the 2016–2017 Season and enjoy a variety of special privileges and benefits. With your subscription, take advantage of the tremendous savings over single ticket prices for each production. You’ll also get the best seats in the house and enjoy the convenience of receiving your selected tickets in the mail—no waiting in lines. In addition to incredible savings, members receive recognition in each Dancebill, complimentary ticket exchange, additional discounted tickets, and the quarterly Columbia City Ballet enewsletter! Your support enables Columbia City Ballet to continue to provide our state with world-class dance and arts education.

If you would like more information or to become a Season Member, please contact Columbia City Ballet at (803) 799-7605 or email the Membership Director at jwhite@columbiacityballet.com.

Dracula: Ballet with a Bite
7:30PM Thursday, October 27, 2016
7:00PM Friday, October 28, 2016
7:30PM Saturday, October 29, 2016

Blood, fangs, and death are just a few of the things you will find in this favorite Halloween cult classic. Based on the novel by Bram Stoker, we see Count Dracula continue his seductive reign of terror with his Brides of Darkness in Transylvania. Columbia performance dates for this Halloween “must see” dance favorite are at October 27–29 with our annual costume contest during the Saturday performance.

Dracula: Gala with a Bite
9:00PM Friday, October 28th, 2016

Halloween weekend, join Count Dracula and his maidens at Dracula's Castle for an evening filled with live music, heavy hors d'oeuvres and other ghoulish delights.
This Halloween soiree will be held after the Friday evening performance of Dracula. We encourage patrons to partake in the performance starting at 7 p.m. at the Koger Center for the Arts and then walk over to the gala at the Darla Moore School of Business. However, you are not required to attend the ballet.
Proceeds from the Columbia City Ballet Gala With A Bite will go to the annual fund and help preserve the costumes and set of the production Dracula: Ballet with a Bite.
Buy your tickets at http://bit.ly/GalawithaBite

Nutcracker
3:00PM Saturday, December 10, 2016
7:30PM Saturday, December 10, 2016
3:00PM Sunday, December 11, 2016
3:00PM Saturday, December 17, 2016
7:30PM Saturday, December 17, 2016
3:00PM Sunday, December 18, 2016

Nutcracker, Columbia’s holiday family tradition, has the distinction of being Koger Center’s first Nutcracker production and longest consecutively running annual arts event. With seven snow-filled performances, including four matinees, Nutcracker is designed to accommodate the entire family’s holiday schedule.

Nutcracker Teas
Mark your calendars now for our magical Nutcracker Tea at 1:30–2:30PM December 10, December 11, and December 17,  just before the Nutcracker matinee performances.
The special events will be in Koger Center’s “ballroom” and will feature a sit-down tea, cakes, cookies and lots of surprises. Learn the real story of the Nutcracker as you meet Clara, her Nutcracker Prince, and the Sugar Plum Fairy and other company dancers.
Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased in advance by calling Columbia City Ballet at 803-799-7605.


Swan Lake
7:30PM Friday, January 27, 2017
6:30PM Saturday, January 28, 2017

“A jewel of the Koger Center stage…magnificent”
— The State

Swan Lake Gala
8:30PM Saturday, January 28th, 2017
Join us for a magical night full of enchantment and fantasy. The Swan Lake gala will be held after the Saturday evening performance of Swan Lake. We encourage patrons to partake in the performance starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Koger Center for the Arts and then walk over to the gala. However, you are not required to attend the ballet.
Proceeds from the Columbia City Ballet Swan Lake Gala will go to the annual fund and help preserve the costumes and set of the production Swan lake.



Beauty And The Beast
3:00PM Saturday, March 18, 2017

7:30PM Saturday, March 18, 2017

Beauty And The Beast Teas
Mark your calendars now for our enchanting Beauty And The Beast Tea on March 18th from 1:30-2:30 p.m. just before the Beauty and the Beast matinee performances.

The special events will be in Koger Center’s “ballroom” and will feature a sit-down tea, cakes, cookies and lots of surprises. Learn the real story of the Beauty and the Beast as you meet Belle, the Beast, and other company dancers.

Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased in advance by calling the Columbia City Ballet at 803-799-7605.


Emanuel 9
7:30PM Friday, April 7, 2017
7:30PM Saturday, April 8, 2017

 

Educational Outreach Programs:
We invite you to bring your classroom to the Theatre! Treat your students to a unique learning opportunity that transforms our ballet stage into your vibrant classroom!
At only $5 per seat*, this can’t-miss opportunity to learn about various dance forms, history and stagecraft is not only a wonderful learning experience but also comes at a great value.

Performances last approximately an hour and include Q&A. Productions are narrated so each student has a clear understanding of the story and can fully appreciate the professional dancers of the Columbia City Ballet and its award-winning production standards. This gift of a once in a lifetime learning opportunity is not only a wonderful educational and cultural experience for your students but also a superb value.

*Reservations for fewer than 10 people must be purchased at the door day of the event*

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
9:30AM Thursday, December 8, 2016
11:15AM Thursday, December 8, 2016
9:30AM Friday, December 9, 2016
11:15AM Friday, December 9, 2016

Goldilocks And The Three B’s
9:30AM Thursday, March 16, 2017
11:15AM Thursday, March 16, 2017
9:30AM Friday, March 17, 2017
11:15AM Friday, March 17, 2017

For more information about Educational Outreach performances, please visit http://columbiacityballet.com/outreach/
Call Columbia City Ballet at (803) 799-7605 to purchase tickets.