THE CENTENNIAL STATE BALLET 2018 – 2019 SEASONbuyticketsbutton


Fall SC imageThe Secret Garden | Fall Showcase

“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” – Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

CSB’s season begins with the story of Mary Lennox. As she cultivates the secret garden, she also blossoms into a happy and courageous young girl, full of love for nature and good fellowships. Savor your youth through this imaginative classic tale! Kristin Kingsley, Executive Artistic Director; Devon Newburn, Music Director and Pianist.

The Stewart Auditorium at The Longmont Museum | 400 Quail Road, Longmont, CO 80501

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018 @ 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM


SPT_show-imageSugar Plum Tea Party | Fundraiser

Our tea party includes a delightful afternoon of warm tea, sweet and savory edibles and harp accompaniment as well as a souvenir photo taken with the Sugar Plum Fairy character. Centennial State Ballet invites both young and old to join them in a wonderful afternoon at the start of the 2018 holiday season. The event is the perfect introduction to the classic tale of Clara and her prince with a mini Nutcracker performance that includes interactive portions for young audience members. A Nutcracker boutique with whimsical gifts for sale will also be on display during the event.

Xilinx Retreat Center | 3100 Logic Drive, Longmont, CO 80503

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2018 @ 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2018 @ 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM


Nutcracker for perf page The Nutcracker | Holiday Tradition

Centennial State Ballet is proud to present the 18th annual performances of The Nutcracker. The classic holiday tale of Clara and her prince as they travel to the land of sweets comes to life on stage, featuring students from Longmont Dance Theatre Academy, in this grand-scale production. Longmont’s youth ballet company performs under the direction of Executive Artistic Director Kristin Kingsley. Accompaniment by the Centennial State Ballet Chamber Orchestra. The performances also feature guest artists Matthew Helms and Crissy Smidt. 

Niwot High School Auditorium | 8989 Niwot Road, Niwot, CO 80503

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2018 @ 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2018 @ 1:00 PM


AMND_web-imageA Midsummer Night’s Dream | Gala

CSB is proud to present A Midsummer Night’s Dream, originally choreographed by George Balanchine to Felix Mendelssohn’s music. The ballet originates from Shakespeare’s play of the same name, wherein the audience follows the complex love story in the world of elves and fairies culminating in a wedding celebration. Choreography by Kristin Kingsley, inspired by George Balanchine. Musical accompaniment by the CSB Chamber Orchestra. Audiences of all ages will be entranced as the beloved story comes to life onstage through the artistry of the CSB performers.

Niwot High School Auditorium | 8989 Niwot Road, Niwot, CO 80503

SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019 @ 2:00 PM
SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019 @ 1:00 PM


 

SEASON PASSES are available for a limited time. Buy yours today and enjoy the entire 2018 – 2019 performance season at Centennial State Ballet in Longmont, Colorado, ​ at a discounted rate. Our VIP passes also include all three performances plus ​tickets to ​the Sugar Plum Tea Party! For more information on pass levels, click here!

Longmont Dance Theatre Academy is the training ground for Centennial State Ballet. Students at LDTA are instilled from the very beginning with the art of and passion for performing. Being “on the stage” is the goal and dream of most of our students. Hard work, dedication to the art, and the joy of dance culminate in beautiful performances three times each, year as well as during Annual Recitals.

Centennial State Ballet (CSB) presentations demonstrate the schools’ commitment to purity of form, dedication to training, and honing skills for dancers of all ages. Centennial State Ballet (CSB) strives to engage the creative heart of each dancer and audience member during our performances. Centennial State Ballet was born with a vision to bring classical ballet to Colorado through the staging of much-loved ballets and the creation of new ballet repertoire. Past performances include Alice in WonderlandPinocchio, A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream (2014), Giselle (2013), Coppélia (2012 & 2016), The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (2015) and the annual Holiday performance each December of The Nutcracker.