This family favorite has returned to Portland! With original choreography by Nell Shipman and live orchestra, we will kick off the season with a classic tale for everyone! 

This family favorite has returned to Portland! With original choreography by Nell Shipman and live orchestra, we will kick off the season with a classic tale for everyone! 

A Portland tradition, The Victorian Nutcracker tells the timeless holiday classic set in Victorian era Portland with sets and costumes inspired by the Victoria Mansion. Featuring the professional dancers of Portland Ballet alongside a cast of talented youth from across the area, The Victorian Nutcracker brings the story to life for audiences young and old. With music by the Portland Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Lucas Richman, Portland Ballet will once again bring this local favorite to the Portland public. The Victorian Nutcracker will be performed at both Merrill Auditorium and Westbrook Performing Arts Center.  

A Portland tradition, The Victorian Nutcracker tells the timeless holiday classic set in Victorian era Portland with sets and costumes inspired by the Victoria Mansion. Featuring the professional dancers of Portland Ballet alongside a cast of talented youth from across the area, The Victorian Nutcracker brings the story to life for audiences young and old. With music by the Portland Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Lucas Richman, Portland Ballet will once again bring this local favorite to the Portland public. The Victorian Nutcracker will be performed at both Merrill Auditorium and Westbrook Performing Arts Center.  

We welcome everyone back to another exciting evening of dance works by a new selection of nationally recognized choreographers. Our Gallery series is becoming a tradition, offering the Portland audiences a taste of what is new and exciting in the dance world today. We invite everyone to come and experience a new set of choreographers and a new set of works in the intimate setting of the Portland Ballet Studio Theater.

We welcome everyone back to another exciting evening of dance works by a new selection of nationally recognized choreographers. Our Gallery series is becoming a tradition, offering the Portland audiences a taste of what is new and exciting in the dance world today. We invite everyone to come and experience a new set of choreographers and a new set of works in the intimate setting of the Portland Ballet Studio Theater.

Portland Ballet is excited to close out our 2016-2017 with this classic work. Steeped in tradition, Act II of Swan Lake offers the grace and beauty that ballet is known for. Complimented by more contemporary works from Portland Ballet's repertoire, this will be a great end to a great season.

Portland Ballet is excited to close out our 2016-2017 with this classic work. Steeped in tradition, Act II of Swan Lake offers the grace and beauty that ballet is known for. Complimented by more contemporary works from Portland Ballet's repertoire, this will be a great end to a great season.