South Carolina's Largest Performing Arts Organization Celebrates 60 Years!

Season Breakdown

1960’s

1961-1962 Season

Mixed Repertoire
 
 
 
 

1962-1963 Season

Mixed Repertoire
“Petals”
“The Steadfast Tin Soldier”
Pas de Deux from Sylvia
“Brooklyn Beguine”

1963-1964 Season

Mixed Repertoire
 
 
 
 

1964-1965 Season

Mixed Repertoire
“Nishi Kigi”
Variations from The Seasons
“Grand Pas de Quatre”
“Black Swan”
“Comme l’Orchestra”

1965-1966 Season

Ballet Productions
Swan Lake – USC’s Drayton Hall
This is Ballet!

1966-1967 Season

Ballet Productions
The Sleeping Beauty
Nutcracker

1967-1968 Season

Ballet Productions
 
 

1968-1969 Season

Ballet Productions
Cinderella
Giselle

1969-1970 Season

Ballet Productions
Giselle
“Pas de Quatre”

1970’s

1970-1971 Season

Ballet Productions
4 for the Show
The Sleeping Beauty

1971-1972 Season

Ballet Productions
This is Ballet!
Swan Lake – Dreher High School Auditorium
Ballet Quarto

1972-1973 Season

Mixed Repertoire
Giselle
“Tarantella”
“Pas de Quatre”
“The Combat”
Pas de Deux from Sylvia
“Romanian Rhapsody”
“The Dying Swan”

1973-1974 Season

Ballet Productions
“Spring Waters”
Cinderella

1974-1975 Season

Ballet Productions
The Sleeping Beauty
Experiment in Ballet
Pas de Deux from La Bayadère
Opus IV – Jennifer Potts 
Pas de Deux from Encounter – Jeffrey Judson
Variations from Rossini – Roger Petterson

1975-1976 Season

Ballet Productions
Swan Lake
Snow White
Coppélia
Apprentice Company Production

1976-1977 Season

Ballet Productions
Nutcracker
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

1977-1978 Season

Ballet Productions
Cinderella
Diaghilev Gala – “Les Sylphides” – Township Auditorium

1978-1979 Season

Ballet Productions
The Sleeping Beauty
Carmina Burana

1979-1980 Season

Ballet Productions
Coppélia
La Sylphide and Paquita – Township Auditorium
Gala Six

1980’s

1980-1981 Season

Ballet Productions
Homage to Diaghilev

1981-1982 Season

Ballet Productions
Cinderella

1982-1983 Season

Ballet Productions
Nutcracker w/Columbia Lyric Opera Orchestra – Township Auditorium
Hansel and Gretel w/Columbia Lyric Opera – Township Auditorium

The Sleeping Beauty

Murder at the Ballet – An Evening of Repertory – USC’s Drayton Hall
Steadfast Tin Soldier
“Tin Soldier”
“The Doll”
“The Top”
“Rocking Horses”
“Paper Dolls”
“Shuttlecock and Battledors”
Piege di Lumiere
“The Flame”
“The Moth”
The Combat
“Clorinda”
“Tancred”
“Christian Knights”
“Tancred, The Child”
“Clorinda, The Child”
Slaughter on 10th Avenue
“The Boy”
“Girl in Blue”
“The Vamp”
“Girls in Pink”
“Girls in Black”


1983-1984 Season

Ballet Productions
Hansel and Gretel w/Columbia Lyric Opera – Township Auditorium
Nutcracker
Giselle and Vignettes – Keenan Theatre
The Sleeping Beauty

1984-1985 Season

Ballet Productions
Madonna and Angels Celebration – 30th Anniversary of the Kress Collection – Workshop Theatre
Coppélia
Romeo and Juliet – Keenan Theatre

1985-1986 Season

Ballet Productions
Swan Lake – Keenan Theatre

Nutcracker – Township Auditorium

25th Anniversary Celebration:  The Stars Come Home – Keenan Theatre
Inventions
“Adagio”
“Pas de Deux”
“Allegro”
“Pas de Quatre”
“Allegro”
Inside the Image
Joy
Untitled
Quiet Determination
“The Grain of Sand”
Pas de Deux from Le Corsaire
Opus
The Dying Swan
Pawley’s Island
Pas de Deux from Stars and Stripes
Scat Tanz
Tarantella
Pas Seul


1986-1987 Season

Ballet Productions
Cinderella – Keenan Theatre
Nutcracker – Township Auditorium
A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Father Can You Hear Me? – Keenan Theatre

1987-1988 Season

Ballet Productions
Nutcracker – Township Auditorium
Giselle, Love With-Holding and Time Out – Keenan Theatre
The Sleeping Beauty
Apprentice Company Production – Jack and the Beanstalk

1988-1989 Season

Ballet Productions

World Premiere – Snow White The Ballet Keenan Theatre
Dis-tressed
I. Hair Obsession
II. (I’ve got the) Ugly Hair Blues
III. Little Shop of Hairstyles
IV. “When loose your tresses lie…”

Nutcracker w/The South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra – Township Auditorium
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Shades of Grey – Keenan Theatre
Pas de Deux from Don Quixote
Coppélia w/The South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra

1989-1990 Season

Ballet Productions
Swan Lake
Nutcracker
The Sleeping Beauty
Hurricane Hugo Benefit – Mysterious Intruder

1990’s

1990-1991 Season

Ballet Productions
Cinderella
“A Soldier’s Tale” w/Trustus Theatre and South Carolina Philharmonic – Trustus Theatre

Nutcracker

30th Anniversary Celebration – An Extraordinary Dance Spectacular:
One Voice

How’s Your Romance?
“How Could We Be Wrong?”
“Hot House Rose”
“So Near and Yet So Far”
Le Spectre de la Rose
“Belong Pas de Deux” from What to Do Till the Messiah Comes
“Wedding Celebration” from Paquita

Bunny Trouble

1991-1992 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite – World Premiere w/South Carolina Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestras
Nutcracker
Snow White
“A Tribute to Fred Astaire”

1992-1993 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Beauty and the Beast – World Premiere
Educational Outreach Program Inaugural Season – Beauty and the Beast

1993-1994 Season

Ballet Productions
The Sleeping Beauty
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
The Ballet Tara – World Premiere
Educational Outreach Program – Beauty and the Beast

1994-1995 Season

Ballet Productions
Beauty and the Beast
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker w/South Carolina Philharmonic
The Ballet Aladdin – World Premiere
Educational Outreach Program – Snow White

1995-1996 Season

Ballet Productions
Swan Lake
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Pocahontas – World Premiere
Stravinsky Evening – “The Soldier’s Tale” and “Rite of Spring” w/South Carolina Philharmonic
Educational Outreach Program – Hansel and Gretel

1996-1997 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Giselle
The Hunchback of Notre Dame – World Premiere
The Ballet Aladdin
Educational Outreach Program – Frosty the Snowman and Cinderella

1997-1998 Season

Ballet Productions
Don Juan – World Premiere
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Romeo and Juliet
Where the Wild Things Are and Mixed Repertoire
Educational Outreach Program – ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and Where the Wild Things Are

1998-1999 Season

Ballet Productions
The Sleeping Beauty
Dracula’s Revenge – World Premiere
Nutcracker

Cinderella

Collage:  5 Beautiful, Sensual, Classical, American, Turbulent Ballet Shorts for Everyone
Stars & Stripes Forever World Premiere
“76 Trombones,” “Washington Post March,” “King Cotton,” “Anchors Aweigh,” “The Marine Hymn,” The Thunderer,” “Strike Up the Band,” “El Capitan,” Colonel Bogey” and “Stars & Stripes Forever”
“Grand Pas Classique”
Turbulence
Beyond Unrequited
World Premiere
“Act III” from Raymonda

Educational Outreach Program – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Beauty and the Beast

1999-2000 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula’s Revenge
Nutcracker
Swan Lake
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Educational Outreach Program – Holidays Around the World and Pocahontas

2000’s

2000-2001 Season

Ballet Productions
Frankenstein – World Premiere

Nutcracker

40th Anniversary Celebration – 40 Years in the Spotlight:
“9 Lives”
“The Dying Swan”
“Grand Pas Classique”
Turbulence

Don Quixote
Educational Outreach Program – Jack Frost and The Hunchback of Notre Dame

2001-2002 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Beauty and the Beast
Coppélia
Educational Outreach Program – Scrooge and Alice in Wonderland

2002-2003 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite

Nutcracker

Red, White & Blue Ballet:
Rodeo
Stars and Stripes Forever

“Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”
Turbulence

Aladdin
Educational Outreach Program – Frosty the Snowman and Hansel and Gretel

2003-2004 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Romeo and Juliet
The Sleeping Beauty
Educational Outreach Program – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and The Lion King of Mali

2004-2005 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green – World Premiere – Gaillard Auditorium
Cinderella
Educational Outreach Program – ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and Off the Wall and Onto the Stage Kids for Kids

2005-2006 Season

Ballet Productions
Encore Presentation – Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green
Frankenstein
Nutcracker
The Lion King of Mali – World Premiere
Giselle
Educational Outreach Program – Holidays Around the World and Off the Wall and Onto the Stage Kids for Kids

2006-2007 Season

Ballet Productions
Frankenstein
Nutcracker
Swan Lake
Where the Wild Things Are
Educational Outreach Program – Jack Frost and Pocahontas

2007-2008 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Cleopatra – World Premiere
Beauty and the Beast
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Educational Outreach Program – Scrooge and Alice in Wonderland

2008-2009 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green
Don Quixote
The Hootie & The Blowfish Ballet – World Premiere
Educational Outreach Program – Snow White and Hansel and Gretel

2009-2010 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Cleopatra
Preview Performance – Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green – USC’s Drayton Hall
Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green – Chicago
The Little Mermaid – World Premiere
Educational Outreach Program – Frosty the Snowman and The Lion King of Mali

2010’s

2010-2011 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Cinderella

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

50th Anniversary Gala Production – Township Auditorium
Tarantella
Freeflow
Verano Porteno
Choke
“Chinese Tea” from Nutcracker
“Feeling Good” Pas de Deux from Romeo and Juliet
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
“Let Her Cry” from Hootie & The Blowfish Ballet
Pas de Deux from Flames of Paris
“Nowadays” and “Hot Honey Rag” from Chicago Musical
Pas de Deux from Mon Dieu
“Garden” Pas de Deux from Cleopatra
Cinderella
“Sand Dance – Gymnopedies I” from Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green
“Black Swan” Pas de Deux from Swan Lake

Educational Outreach Program – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Beauty and the Beast

2011-2012 Season

Ballet Productions
Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green w/Benedict College Choir
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Romeo and Juliet
The Sleeping Beauty
Educational Outreach Program – Twas the Night Before Christmas and The Little Mermaid

2012-2013 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Snow White
World Premiere – The Little Prince and Night
Educational Outreach Program – Holidays Around the World and The Making of Snow White:  From Start to Stage

2013-2014 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Alice in Wonderland – World Premiere
Giselle
CMFA Body and Movement Explored Inaugural Season
Educational Outreach Program – Jack Frost and The Sleeping Beauty

2014-2015 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Cinderella
Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green – Chicago
CMFA – Body and Movement Explored
Educational Outreach Program – Santa Claus is Coming to Town and The Lion King of Mali

2015-2016 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
The Ballet Aladdin
Peter Pan – World Premiere
Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green – Washington, D.C.
CMFA – Body and Movement Explored
Educational Outreach Program – Frosty the Snowman and Alice in Wonderland

2016-2017 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Swan Lake w/South Carolina Philharmonic
Beauty and the Beast
Emanuel:  Love is the Answer – World Premiere
CMFA – Body and Movement Explored
Educational Outreach Program – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Goldilocks and The Three B’s:  Bach, Beethoven and Beyoncé – World Premiere

2017-2018 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
A Midsummer Night’s Dream w/South Carolina Philharmonic
Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green Township Auditorium
Cleopatra
CMFA Body and Movement Explored
Educational Outreach Program – ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and Cinderella

2018-2019 Season

Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite

Nutcracker

Beatles The Ballet – World Premiere
“Love Me Do”
“I Feel Fine”
“I Saw Her Standing There”
“If I Fell”
“Yesterday”
“Ticket to Ride”
“Hard Day’s Night”
“Twist and Shout”
“I’ll Be Back”
“From Me to You”
“Something”
“All My Loving”
“Til There Was You”
“Help!”
“And I Love Her”
“I Want to Hold Your Hand”
“I’ve Just Seen A Face”
“Please Please Me”
“Eleanor Rigby”
“Can’t Buy Me Love”
“A Day in the Life”
“Octopus’ Garden”
“Yellow Submarine”
“Come Together”
“She’s Leaving Home”
“I. Hey Jude
II. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
III. Long and Winding Road”
“Strawberry Fields Forever”
“We Can Work It Out”
“I. When I’m 64
II. Lady Madonna
III. Penny Lane”
“Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds”
“Blackbird”
“Let It Be”
“I’ll Follow the Sun”
“Here Comes the Sun”
“Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”
“All You Need Is Love”

The Sleeping Beauty w/South Carolina Philharmonic
CMFA – Body and Movement Explored
Educational Outreach Program – Scrooge and Ferdinand the Bull – World Premiere

2019-2020 Season

**Season Shortened Due to COVID-19**
Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite
Nutcracker
Le Ballet de l’Amour – Harbison Theatre
The Great Gatsby – World Premiere
Cinderella w/South Carolina Philharmonic – Cancelled due to COVID-19
Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green – Cancelled due to COVID-19
CMFA – Body and Movement Explored
Educational Outreach Program – The Grinch and Beauty and the Beast

2020’s

2020-2021 Season

**Season Shortened Due to COVID-19**
Ballet Productions
Dracula:  Ballet with a Bite – Cancelled due to COVID-19
Nutcracker (Reimagined to Take Place During the 1918 Spanish Flu)
Off the Wall and Onto the Stage:  Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green
Cinderella (Tch.)
60th Anniversary Encore Presentation – Beatles The Ballet
CMFA – Body and Movement Explored
Educational Outreach Program – Holidays Around the World and Beauty and the Beast