Events

2019 SUGARPLUM FAIRY TEA—tickets on sale now!

November 17, 2019, 2:00–4:00 pm

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Catered by the Cleveland Skating Club, you’ll enjoy hot beverages and sweet treats as you listen to live strings play seasonal favorites. Shop the Petite Boutique, visit the craft tables, raffles and more. End your afternoon with a sneak peek of CBC’s “The Uniquely Cleveland Nutcracker,” featuring the Sugarplum Fairy.

Online tickets go on sale on October 1 and are available through 7 pm, Friday, November 15th.  Advance ticket price available through midnight, Monday, November 11th.  Seating is assigned from the center of the ballroom to the perimeter, with all online purchases guaranteed seating. Parties wishing to be seated at the same table should buy tickets under one name.

Limited tickets are available at the door.
Wine tickets for purchase at the event.
Parking is free.

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2019 UNIQUELY CLEVELAND NUTCRACKER—tickets on sale now!

December 14, 2019, 7:00–9:00 pm & December 15, 2019, 2:00–4:00 pm

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Join us for a holiday favorite with a uniquely Cleveland twist! Now in its 7th year, City Ballet of Cleveland’s Uniquely Cleveland Nutcracker is an experience like no other. This year we are adding new and exciting elements and costumes!

CITY BALLET OF CLEVELAND’S THE UNIQUELY CLEVELAND NUTCRACKER WITH LOCAL PROFESSIONAL DANCERS

City Ballet of Cleveland is presenting its annual holiday classic, The Uniquely Cleveland Nutcracker, Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, December 15 at 2:00 pm at the Breen Center for Performing Arts. Directed by Courtney Laves-Mearini, this year’s local guest artists include Daniel Cho, Emily Dietz, Lieneke Matte, Mariana Perez, Benjamin Shephard, and Sabatino Verlezza. Join City Ballet of Cleveland as we whisk you away to the magical world of a young girl’s dreams. These performances are sure to delight audience members of all ages.

Advance tickets for this holiday classic are $10 for children under 18, $20 for seniors, and $30 for adults.

At the door, tickets are $15, $25 and $35, respectively.

The Breen Center for Performing Arts is located at 2008 West 30thStreet, Cleveland, OH 44113.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit City Ballet of Cleveland or call 216-848-9088.

Tickets available now!

See us perform at the 2019 I-X CHRISTMAS CONNECTION

Support City Ballet of Cleveland as they perform at the I-X Christmas connection. Experience the magic of the season at this annual holiday event. Get a sneak peek of excerpts from the Uniquely Cleveland Nutcracker while enjoying hand-crafted retailers, specialty boutiques, and Christmas decor. Held at the IX Center, Christmas Connection gives you the chance to shop for holiday gifts while supporting local companies. We perform at 11 am and will be presenting many of the lands from Act II along with the Sugarplum Fairy.

More about the I-X Christmas Connection and to purchase tickets.

 

BALLET GIFT SHOP

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Holiday dance-themed gifts from our Ballet Gift Shop partner. Purchase gifts from this link and a portion of the sales go directly to City Ballet of Cleveland. The link goes directly to City Ballet of Cleveland’s shop.

2020 UNIQUELY CLEVELAND NUTCRACKER—VIRTUAL tickets on sale now!

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City Ballet of Cleveland presents its annual holiday classic, The Uniquely Cleveland Nutcracker on Saturday, December 19, 2020. In an effort to keep everyone safe, we will be live-streaming this performance so that we can still share this rich tradition with our families, friends, and donors! Directed by Courtney Laves-Mearini, this year’s guest artists are Diana Yohe-Parr [company alumni] and Joseph Parr in the roles of the Snow Queen & King. Guest narrator, Grandmother, is our multitalented board treasurer, Evelyn DeLiso. Join us for a holiday favorite with a uniquely Cleveland twist! Now in its 8th year, City Ballet of Cleveland’s Uniquely Cleveland Nutcracker is an experience like no other.

Each “ticket” will allow a single IP address (household network) access to view the performance. If you are watching in multiple locations, you will need to purchase additional tickets. Cleveland City Dance will send you an email with a link for viewing the Virtual Performance when it is available.

Join City Ballet of Cleveland as we whisk you away to the magical world of a young girl’s dreams. This performance is sure to delight audience members of all ages.

Virtual performance tickets $25

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit City Ballet of Cleveland or call 216-848-9088.

Tickets available now!

Digital program available here!

2020 NUTCRACKER COMMEMORATIVE TEE SHIRT

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Masking up an updated City Ballet of Cleveland’s 2020 Nutcracker tee shirt. Featuring a design inspired by the famous “transportation guardians” from our beloved Hope Memorial Bridge. Brian Diehl, a native Clevelander, has donated this design and the tees include a complete cast list on the back. Perfect gift for your friends and family!

New colors and styles—happy shopping.

Shirts are a fundraiser to support City Ballet of Cleveland and for sale only until December 1, 2020. Get yours today!

 

SPRING REPERTOIRE CONCERT 2021—on sale NOW!

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City Ballet of Cleveland presents its annual spring repertoire concert on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the Breen Center for Performing Arts. This diverse and entertaining program features the classical ballet Paquita, a children’s favorite Peter and the Wolf, and other mixed repertoire. The company is thrilled to be able to offer this performance for a limited live audience. City Ballet of Cleveland will also be live-streaming the event for the general public.

Watch-at-home tickets for the performance are $25.

There is a processing fee of $2.50 per ticket.

Tickets are available for purchase from Monday, April 12 to Friday, May 14, 2021.

The Breen Center for Performing Arts is located at 2008 West 30th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113.

Please call 216-848-9088 for more information

 

SPRING FLOWER SALE

It really is true that April showers bring May flowers. Saturday seemed like summer, and with last night’s rain, I woke up to everything growing and showing beautiful signs of spring. It helps lift your spirits to see the sun shining, the flowers blooming, and the grass looking a little bit greener. To help brighten your home, even more, City Ballet of Cleveland will be offering its Spring Flower Sale.

The City Ballet of Cleveland 2021 Flower Sale will be held from Sunday, April 11-Sunday, April 18. As demand is high this year, we recommend ordering as soon as possible to ensure Dean’s Greenhouse will have your full order. Flowers will be available for pick-up in Shaker Heights on Saturday, May 1, or Sunday, May 2. Customers will receive an email from Caryn Tong with more detailed information about the pick-up process after sales end. Proceeds from the flower sale will support future programming at City Ballet Cleveland.

Thank you for your continued support of Cleveland’s City Ballet and save-the-date for our Spring Repertory Concert on May 15, 2021.

Keep dancing and keep blooming,

Courtney Laves-Mearini

Ballet Boutique

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Shop for dance-themed gifts and support City Ballet of Cleveland and Cleveland City Dance. Shop online anytime and pick up at Cleveland City Dance. Or schedule a time to shop in person by calling (216) 295-2222.

In recent years, City Ballet of Cleveland established its Boutique with carefully selected items for the dancer in your life. This year, we are doing things differently. Patrons have the option to schedule a private time to shop at Cleveland City Dance, or they can shop online and pick up at the dance studio, conveniently located in Shaker Square.

Dance and Movement for All

Class Registration Form

A dance class for students with special needs and their caregivers.

Sundays 3:00 pm–4:00 pm [Two 6-week sessions]

Session 1: September 26, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 21, and December 5

Session 2: January 9, January 23, February 6, February 20, March 6, and March 20

Cost: $120 per session (Checks only; please make checks payable to City Ballet of Cleveland)

Instructor: Heather Young