2024-25 Nashville Ballet Season

In his second season, Nashville Ballet Artistic Director and CEO, Nick Mullikin has carefully curated a series of works built around the idea of capturing your imagination. Stories that move us is more than a tagline, but a reminder that the purpose of art is to inspire us, heighten our emotions, and create lasting memories. In partnership with the Nashville Symphony, audiences can experience a live musical concert right along with a fantastic dance performance for many of our performances. We hope you’ll join us for what is sure to be magical!

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Nashville Ballet: DraculaDracula

October 3-6, 2024

This fall, Nashville Ballet entwines the spellbinding allure of Dracula with the elegance of George Balanchine’s Serenade for a double bill that transcends the ordinary. Delve into the dark, passionate world of Dracula , a ballet rich in love, lust, and eternal desire, set against a backdrop of Gothic mystery. Dracula captivates with its tale of immortal yearning. In contrast, George Balanchine’s Serenade is a serene masterpiece, a testament to the beauty of classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s haunting “Serenade for Strings in C” played live by The Nashville Symphony . This double feature promises an unforgettable blend of a thrilling narrative and exquisite dance.

Nashville Ballet: Dia de los MuertosFrida & Diego’s Dia de los Muertos

October 18-20, 2024

Experience the vibrancy of Dia de Los Muertos with Nashville Ballet’s unique performance, inspired by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Choreographed by NB2 Director Maria Konrad, this visual feast celebrates the life and death, family bonds, and our shared humanity. With dynamic pacing, the show ignites imaginations across all ages through vivid costumes, soul-stirring music, and sheer joy. Witness this world premiere that bridges Mexican traditions with Nashville’s cultural landscape, promising an unforgettable journey into the heart of this beloved holiday.

Nashville Ballet: Nashville's NutcrackerNashville’s Nutcracker

December 6-26, 2024

Embark on a magical journey this holiday season with Nashville’s Nutcracker, a cherished tradition that brings together history, magic, and dance. Winner of a 2020 Emmy Award-winning film and named the best Dance Production of 2022 by Broadway World Nashville, this is Nashville’s can’t-miss holiday event. Set against the backdrop of the vibrant city, this performance invites audiences of all ages to revel in the splendor of the Sugar Plum Fairy’s kingdom, the fierceness of the Mouse King, and the timeless adventure of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince. Experience the joy and wonder of this classic tale reimagined, capturing the heart and spirit of Nashville with live music by The Nashville Symphony. Join us for an unforgettable celebration of music, dance, and storytelling that embodies the magic of the holidays.

Nashville Ballet: The Sleeping BeautyThe Sleeping Beauty

February 22-23, 2025

Step into a world of enchantment with Nashville Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty. This timeless classic comes to life in a dazzling production that combines Tchaikovsky’s beautiful music, with the story’s beloved characters and themes of love, triumph, and the battle between good and evil. Experience the magic of Princess Aurora’s journey, from her cursed slumber to the awakening kiss, in a performance that celebrates the power of true love with music by The Nashville Symphony. This timeless tale, perfect for audiences of all ages, is sure to captivate hearts and inspire dreams.

Nashville Ballet AttitudeAttitude

May 2-4, 2025

Dive into the transformative world of Nashville Ballet’s Attitude series, showcasing the brilliance of Jennifer Archibald, Penny Saunders, and Nick Mullikin. This collection traverses human emotion, societal dynamics, and the quest for connection through expressive contemporary ballet. From the powerful exploration of male vulnerability in Quem Viver, Verá to the introspective journey through addiction and redemption, and the captivating narrative of life’s unpredictable nature in Sur le Fil, each piece promises a profound engagement with the art of ballet.