NFB opens the 2017-2018 season at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Saturday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. with World Ballet Stars featuring eleven of the worlds best ballet dancers, representing five different countries. Scroll down to learn more about our featured dancers. 

World Ballet Stars will electrify audiences with both classical and contemporary works by master choreographers all in one action packed performance.

Classical Repertoire: 
Le Corsaire Trio with music by Ricardo Drigo and choreography by Marius Petipa; the Black Swan Pas de Deux from Swan Lake with music by Peter Tchaikovsky and choreography by Marius Petipa; the Wedding Pas de Deux from Coppelia with music by Leo Delibes and choreography by Alicia Alonzo and the Wedding Pas de Deux from Don Quixote with music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa.

Contemporary Repertoire:
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with music by Phillip Glass and choreography by Viktor Kabaniaev; MJ Within set to a Michael Jackson compilation with choreography by Joseph Gatti; Niris with music by Lukas Vidal and choreography by Yury Yanowsk; Dueto with music by P. Frenklenda and choreography by Ely Regina Hernandez; Moses Supposes from Singin’ in the Rain with music by Adolph Green and Betty Comden and choreography by Lorin Lataro; Sing, Sing, Sing with music by Louis Prima, arranged by Benny Goodman and choreography by Daniel Ulbricht and Wunderland with music by Phillip Glass and choreography by Edward Liang.

Tickets are on sale now. CLICK HERE to visit the Mattie Kelly Box Office or call 850.729.6000!

World Ballet Stars is sponsored in part by:

World Ballet Stars Dancers

Joseph Gatti

International Guest Artist
USA, New York

Arian Molina Soca

Pennsylvania Ballet
Cuba

Dayesi Torriente Lanes

Pennsylvania Ballet
Cuba

Daniel Ulbricht

New York City Ballet
USA, Florida

Danielle Diniz

International Guest Artist
USA, New Jersey

Lasha Khozashvili

Boston Ballet
Tbilisi, Georgia

Seo Hye Han

Boston Ballet
Seoul, South Korea

Cervilio Amador

Cincinnati Ballet
Cuba

Chisako Oga

Cincinnati Ballet
USA, California

Brooklyn Mack

The Washington Ballet
USA, South Carolina

Ayano Kimura

Washington Ballet
Japan

Tickets are on sale now. CLICK HERE to visit the Mattie Kelly Box Office or call 850.729.6000!