Ballet Theatre of Maryland invites you to ride the Holiday Express to the most famous destination of all time---The Nutcracker. Battle the Rat Queen and her minions and help Clara rescue her beloved Nutcracker as you share in her magical adventures and the spirit of tradition with you loved ones. Travel once more through the realm of the Snow Queen to the Kingdom of Sweets with Clara and the Nutcracker Prince to the place where dreams come true and the holiday spirit abounds.
You voted for Artistic Director Dianna Cuatto to create this new retelling of the famous Brothers Grimm fairytale for BTM’s 40th Anniversary. Complete with a magical mirror, poisoned apple, wicked queen and stepmother, seven dwarves, a prince, and more, this ballet will take you on a journey through this beloved tale with unexpected twists and turns that are sure you to delight with magic, fun, and suspense before the happily ever after.
Featuring mostly Stravinsky, Ballet Theatre of Maryland takes you on a fantastic journey of works-new, old and bold as it presents Stravinsky’s beloved fairy tale: "The Firebird." Mendelssohn’s “Italian Symphonette” returns along with a new Stravinsky work, a new work by New York composer Kevin Keller and more. This performance is a feast for all ages and tastes and is a fitting way for BTM to close its 4oth Anniversary Season.
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Drop by our studios to meet the dancers, watch the company rehearse, and enjoy refreshments on us. Get in the swing of things with BTM’s dancers on Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1:30–5:30 pm.
From now through August 24, 2018 at noon, when single tickets go on sale to the public, subscribers can add additional single tickets to their order for any of our performances. This advantage allows subscribers to select additional seats before any of the seats are made available for purchase by the general public. Any single tickets you reserve between now and August 24 will be mailed within two weeks of the order from the Maryland Hall Box Office.
I am enormously excited to unveil our subscription series for Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s 40th season! I am proud to present a season of exquisite performance favorites from our repertoire, which I believe you will enjoy as much as I do.
In October, Shakespeare’s classic comedy leaps from the page to the stage with a vibrant retelling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Join the King and Queen of the fairies and the mischievous Puck as he sets off a hilarious round of misadventures that will delight all ages.
Of course, no holiday celebration would be complete without The Nutcracker! Join us for the most famous holiday part of all time--performing two weekends in Annapolis and one in Baltimore.
In February, see Ballet Theatre of Maryland's premiere production of Snow White---a new retelling of the famous Brothers Grimm fairytale created for BTM’s 40th Anniversary. Complete with a magical mirror, poisoned apple, wicked queen and stepmother, seven dwarves, a prince, and more, this ballet will take you on a journey through this beloved tale with unexpected twists and turns that are sure you to delight with magic, fun, and suspense before the happily ever after.
Finally, in April, join us for Innovations 2019. BTM takes you on a fantastic journey of works---new, old, and bold---as it presents Stravinsky’s beloved fairy tale, "The Firebird," Mendelssohn’s “Italian Symphonette,” a new Stravinsky work, a new work by New York composer Kevin Keller, and more. This performance is a feast for all ages and tastes and is a fitting way for BTM to close its 40th Anniversary Season.
As one of BTM’s preferred subscribers, significant savings await you for everything on this season’s roster. It is by far the best bargain in town for you individually or for your family. I can’t think of anywhere else on the planet where you can experience great quality professional ballet at such affordable prices!
With your subscription, you can also take advantage of additional events for free if you choose to attend any of our performance parties: from the 40th Anniversary Garden Party in October to the Sugar Plum Fairy Parties in December to our 40th Anniversary Grande Finale in April. Please take advantage of any or all of our subscriber perks as in this brochure. And please check with us to see where else we are performing this season---from Garret County to the Gordon Center to the Eastern Shore.
Join me as Maryland’s premier professional ballet company presents its exciting 2018-2019 season. I can’t wait to see you all at the ballet!