2016–2017 Special Events
Cocktails & Culture
Join Executive and Artistic Director, William Starrett at a private residence for an evening of discussion, wine and hors d’oeuvres. Starrett will take this opportunity to talk to patrons about the upcoming production, what the season holds, ways to get further involved and more. This unique opportunity is only offered once prior to each production starting with Nutcracker.
- Nutcracker (December 1)
- Swan Lake (January 19)
- Beauty and the Beast (March 9)
- Emanuel Ballet (March 30)
Purchase a $60 subscription per person or $100 per couple for all four cocktail parties. Call the ballet office for reservations at 803-799-7605.
Admission is $20 per person for non-subscription member holders and includes a mailed invitation with the address, beverage and hors d’oeuvres.
NUTCRACKER & BEAUTY AND THE BEAST TEAS
Mark your calendars now for our magical Columbia City Ballet Teas held before our performances, the perfect way to introduce your child to ballet!
These enchanting children’s events feature a sit-down tea, cakes, cookies and lots of surprises including appearances by the lead characters themselves! Children will learn the real story of the Nutcracker and Beauty and the Beast while they participate in fun activities and have their picture taken with the Columbia City Ballet stars!
December 10 at 1:30 PM
December 11 at 1:30 PM
December 17 at 1:30 PM
Beauty and the Beast
March 18 at 1:30 PM
Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased in advance by calling Columbia City Ballet’s offices at (803)799-7605.
Ballet Uncorked Series: Wine Tasting & Open Studio
Join an array of arts supporters at the CCB studios on Main Street for a unique opportunity to mingle with the dancers and artistic staff, enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres, and view an intimate behind-the-scenes rehearsal from the upcoming ballet with a lecture by Artistic Director William Starrett.
Saturday evenings during the season from 5:30-7pm:
Admission is $5 and goes directly to the Columbia City Ballet Educational Outreach Series
2016–2017 Touring Schedule
Dracula: Ballet with a Bite
Thursday, October 6 – 7 at 7:30 PM, Griffin Ballet Theater
Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 PM, Savannah Civic Center
Monday, November 21 at 7:00 PM, Lancaster High School Auditorium
Saturday, November 26 at 5:30 PM, Savannah Civic Center
Tuesday, November 29 at 5:30 PM, Richmond Community College
Friday, December 10 at 7:30 PM, Sottile Theatre
Tuesday, December 13 at 7:30 PM, Francis Marion University of Performing Arts
Friday, December 16 at 7:30 PM, Center Theatre
Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00 PM, Sottile Theater
Beauty And The Beast
Friday, February 10 at 7:30 PM, Sottile Theatre
Saturday, February 18 at 5:30 PM, Savannah Civic Center
Avon Park, FL:
Saturday, February 25 at 7:00 PM, Alan Jay Wildsteing Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, March 4 at 5:30 PM, Francis Marion University of Performing Arts
Saturday, March 11 at 3:00 PM, Patriot Hall
Saturday, March 11 at 7:30 PM, Patriot Hall
Tuesday, March 21 at 7:00 PM. Marlboro Civic Center
Tuesday, March 14 7:30 PM, East Beach Conference Center
Saturday, April 1 at 5:30PM, Sottile Theater
Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 PM, Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County