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Jun. 15-16, 2018

Fantastical Fairytales

THE ACADEMY OF BALLET FANTASTIQUE

WILDISH THEATER, SPRINGFIELD

A charming tour of fairytales and fractured fairytales, complemented with new contemporary ballet works created by Ballet Fantastique's directors and company artists—and performed by the next generation of Ballet Fantastique young artists.


2018-2019 Hult Concert Season

 

Fall 2018:  Oct 19-21

As You Like It: A Wild West Ballet

Live saloon honkytonk piano


SORENG THEATER, HULT CENTER, EUGENE (OR)

Lovers in disguise, troubadours in trouble, and cowboy reinvention: BFan’s rambunctious all-original wild west spin on one of Shakespeare’s sweetest romantic comedies, with live honkytonk saloon piano.

 

WORLD PREMIERE:

Holiday 2018: Dec. 14-16

Babes in Toyland


LIVE MUSIC: Swing Shift Orchestra

SORENG THEATER, HULT CENTER, EUGENE (OR)

Ballet Fantastique reimagines Victor Herbert’s lost holiday fairytale classic with retro-glam new choreography, wit, and whimsy to the live music of Swing Shift Orchestra.

 

Winter 2019: Mar. 1-3

The Odyssey: The Ballet


LIVE MUSIC: Live looping electric violin: Cullen Vance

SORENG THEATER, HULT CENTER, EUGENE (OR)

BFan presents the return of its fierce and hauntingly beautiful Odyssey, tale of the epic homeward voyage of a great warrior hero. With live looping electric violinist Cullen Vance.

 

WORLD PREMIERE:

Spring 2019: May 10-12

Cleopatra

LIVE MUSIC: Beats Antique

SORENG THEATER, HULT CENTER, EUGENE (OR)

A sumptuous new ballet telling the story of a Hellenistic queen ruling an Egyptian kingdom in a Roman world, juggling personae to shock, awe, love, rule, and endure. Cleopatra is decadent romance, fierce political intrigue, and BFan’s most boldly extravagant new art in history, set to the original music of international blockbuster musicians Beats Antique, live.