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Tales by POE | October 18-19, 2019

Portland Ballet opens its season on a haunting note with Tales by Poe, inspired by the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe. Previously created for the company in 2015, the production will be revived at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center in October.


SPOOKTACULAR | October 19, 2019

Join us for an afternoon of Halloween-inspired dance — Ideal for all ages!

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A Victorian NUTCRACKER | December 17-22, 2019

Celebrate the season with a Maine holiday tradition: Portland Ballet’s A Victorian Nutcracker! Tchaikovsky’s familiar score and Artistic Director Nell Shipman’s beautiful choreography make for an experience your whole family will remember for years to come.

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GALLERY: Composing Choreography | February 28-March 7, 2020

Kicking off Portland Ballet’s 40th anniversary year will be Gallery: Composing Choreography, presented at our own Portland Ballet Studio Theater. This creative presentation of dance will feature new, contemporary works choreographed by members of the company.


Midsummer Night’s Dream | April 24-25, 2020

The 2019/2020 season concludes April 24-25, 2020 at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center with Nell Shipman’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. Portland Ballet’s take on William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy was a previous audience favorite and will delight patrons of all ages.