2016/17 Season Announced Posted July 11, 2016 by Joshua Gass

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Robinson Ballet is proud to announce or 2016/17 Performance Season, featuring four amazing shows. This season, for the first time, we are offering Season Tickets, allowing subscribers to experience the magic of all four shows at a discounted price. Learn more about Season Tickets

Reflections

September 17 at 7:00pm at the Gracie Theatre**
** Special Reception to Follow
September 18 at 3:00pm at the Gracie Theatre

Reflections will open Robinson Ballet’s 40th Season and will celebrate the work of former Robinson Ballet’s Artistic Directors, Ralph and Jeanne-Marie Robinson, Kelly Holyoke Fitzpatrick, and Keith and Maureen Robinson. As Robinson Ballet enters into a new time, a new season and new artistic leadership, this performance will be a time to reflect on where the company started and how it has evolved in the past 40 years. Reflections will feature former and current Robinson Ballet dancers and Robinson Ballet Repertory works.

The Nutcracker

November 19 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm at the University of Maine Machias
November 26 at 3:00pm at the Caribou Performing Arts Center in Collaboration with Ezzy Services December 10 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm at The Grand Auditorium
December 11 at 2:00pm at the The Grand Auditorium
December 17 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm at the Collins Center for the Arts with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and the Bangor Area Children’s Choir
December 18 at 3:00pm at the Collins Center for the Arts with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and the Bangor Area Children’s Choir

Join us for this timeless tale of Christmas dreams come to life with Clara and her beloved toy, the Nutcracker. As the clock strikes midnight strange things begin to happen! You will be enchanted by fairies, dolls, soldiers, a Snow Queen and of course a Rat King and Uncle Drosselmeyer. All brought to magical life by the extraordinary dancers of the Robinson Ballet. This is truly the family holiday event of the season!

Extensions

April 1 at 7:00pm at the Brewer Performing Arts Center
April 2 at 3:00pm at the Brewer Performing Arts Center

Robinson Ballet’s new Artistic Director, Stevie McGary, presents an evening of her original works. Extensions will be McGary’s vision for the future of Robinson Ballet and will feature mostly modern, ballet and contemporary dance.

Where the Wild Things Are

May 6 and 7 at 3:00pm at the Brewer Performing Arts Center
May 12 at 7:00pm at the Grand Auditorium in Ellsworth

This dance adaptation of the famous children’s book will be popular for entire family. Join Max and the Wild Things as they sail, dance, scare and ultimately return home to find a warm supper awaiting.