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Sacramento Ballet News

Review: Sacramento Ballet raises the bar (platform) with 'Carmina Burana' Special

Sacramento - The Mar. 27th opening night performance of the Sacramento Ballet's “Carmina Burana” was nothing short of a mind-blowing, mind-altering, jaw-dropping display of movement, physicality, beauty, color, talent, and finally tuned choreography.

Review: Sacramento Ballet opens on Valentine's eve with 'Wunderland' Special

Sacramento - The Sacramento Ballet opened Thursday, Feb. 13, with a Valentine's Day weekend program. The program of three ballets billed "Wild Sweet Love" was designed for the world class Sacramento Ballet with "Cupid" in mind.

Review: The Sacramento Ballet rocks the house 'Wild Sweet Love' Special

Sacramento - The Sacramento Ballet brought the audience of the Community Center to its feet on opening night of its Valentine's weekend program with a flawless performance of Trey McIntyre's “Wild Sweet Love.”

Review: Ma Cong's world premiere ballet 'Acceptance' Special

Sacramento - Sacramento was given a special treat Thursday evening, Feb. 13, with a world premiere of the ballet “Acceptance” kicking off the start of the Valentine's weekend.

A look at ballerina Alexandra Cunningham Special

Sacramento - Alexandra Cunningham is a remarkable woman. She has danced professionally with the Sacramento Ballet for nine years under the watchful eyes of two of the world's greatest artistic directors.

Ma Cong brings a fresh new look at love to the Sacramento Ballet Special

Sacramento - It is not a traditional "Romeo and Juliet" ballet that Northern Californians will see during the upcoming Valentine weekend. Instead they will get a fresh look at love, a vision Ma Cong demonstrates with his brilliant, expressive choreography.

Injury sidelines ballerina for remainder of 'Nutcracker' shows Special

Sacramento - On Thursday, Dec. 19, Alexandra Cunningham was at the barre going through the normal warm-ups and routines along with the other dancers in Studio 1 at the Sacramento Ballet studio complex.

Review: Sacramento Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' was on pointe opening night Special

Sacramento - “The Nutcracker,” the popular ballet set to music composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, opened in at the Community Center Theater, Sat., Dec. 7, with an afternoon matinee followed by an evening show.

Sacramento Ballet fine-tunes 'The Nutcracker' Special

Sacramento - Last night, the Sacramento Ballet dancers did a run through of the popular seasonal ballet, “The Nutcracker,” which opens Saturday, Dec. 7th, for a 13 performance run .

It's that time of year when 'The Nutcracker' comes to life Special

Sacramento - It is that time of year when leaves turn color and commence to fall, snow begins to cover the mountains, children count the days til Christmas, and the Sacramento Ballet works relentlessly at perfecting the dances of "The Nutcracker."

Review: The Sacramento Ballet delivers 'Cinderella' with exuberance Special

Sacramento - The Sacramento Ballet held a matinee performance of the classic fairytale “Cinderella,” Saturday, Nov.2, just one week after the 2013-14 season opener of “Rubies," “The Firebird,” and “The Rite of Spring.”

Review: 'Rubies' proves to be a gem for the Sacramento Ballet Special

Sacramento - Last Thursday night's 2013-2014 season opener of the Sacramento Ballet celebrated the genius of Igor Stravinsky and his music with three works.

Review: No riot at the Sacramento Ballet's 'Rite of Spring' performance Special

Sacramento - Sacramento Ballet artistic directors, Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda, pulled out all stops in last Thursday night's three ballet season opener with The Rite of Spring, the century old ballet choreographed to music by Igor Stravinsky, as the finale.

A one-of-a-kind artist brings ballet to the people Special

Sacramento - Ron Cunningham is a truly inspirational artist. His canvas is limited only by the size of his stage, and his brushes are people moving to the rhythm of the music vivifying a tale. And this gifted man showed me that ballet is for everyone.
 

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Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda watch from above the orchestra pit.
Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda watch from above the orchestra pit.
Well known choreographer  Ma Cong  works with Sacramento Ballet dancers.
Well known choreographer, Ma Cong, works with Sacramento Ballet dancers.
Ma Cong choreographed  Acceptance  - a world premiere by the Sacramento Ballet opened Feb. 13  2014.
Ma Cong choreographed "Acceptance" - a world premiere by the Sacramento Ballet opened Feb. 13, 2014.
Ma Cong choreographed  Acceptance  - a world premiere by the Sacramento Ballet opened Feb. 13  2014.
Ma Cong choreographed "Acceptance" - a world premiere by the Sacramento Ballet opened Feb. 13, 2014.
Ava Chatterson in perfect form as the Rose.
Ava Chatterson in perfect form as the Rose.
Ma Cong choreographed  Acceptance  - a world premiere by the Sacramento Ballet opened Feb. 13  2014.
Ma Cong choreographed "Acceptance" - a world premiere by the Sacramento Ballet opened Feb. 13, 2014.
The Sacramento Ballet performed  Wild Sweet Love  for this Valentine s weekend.
The Sacramento Ballet performed "Wild Sweet Love" for this Valentine's weekend.
Chistopher Nachtrab dances to the fullest as a Russian.
Chistopher Nachtrab dances to the fullest as a Russian.
Artistic Directors Ron Cunningham and Carrine Binda look on as their artists rehearse.
Artistic Directors Ron Cunningham and Carrine Binda look on as their artists rehearse.
Julia Feldman and Christopher Nachtrab in Ma Cong s choreographed  Acceptance  - a world premiere by...
Julia Feldman and Christopher Nachtrab in Ma Cong's choreographed "Acceptance" - a world premiere by the Sacramento Ballet opened Feb. 13, 2014.
Lauryn Winterhalder performs with Stefan Calka in the Snowflake Forest.
Lauryn Winterhalder performs with Stefan Calka in the Snowflake Forest.
The Christmas party begins.
The Christmas party begins.