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Review: Studio Tenn's Season-Closing CABARET

Paul Vasterling, the longtime CEO and artistic director of Nashville Ballet, makes his debut as a director of musical theater with his revival of Cabaret – which he also choreographs – in a much-heralded and eagerly anticipated production for Franklin-based Studio Tenn. The timely and sumptuous revival allows audiences an opportunity to consider the prescience of the classic Broadway musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb that debuted in 1966 and which has continued to fascinate and challenge artists of the theater the world over almost 60 years later.
Nashville Ballet Reveals Lineup of Three Productions This May

Nashville Ballet will perform three productions this May -  Coppélia,Young Artists Showcase and Live in Studio A: Five Short Stories. Learn more about the upcoming shows here!
Nashville Ballet Presents NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER, December 8-24

Nashville Ballet presents Nashville's Nutcracker, Music City's favorite holiday tradition, returning to TPAC from Dec. 8-24.
Nashville Ballet Announces 2023-24 Season

A unique blend of boundary-breaking contemporary productions and beloved classical favorites, the 2023-24 season will feature 2018 Tony Award winner Justin Peck’s Year of the Rabbit, world premieres by Mullikin, Jermaine Spivey, Mollie Sansone, and Yusha-Marie Sorzano, the return of their sold-out Live in Studio A program, and Artistic Director Emeritus Paul Vasterling’s fan favorite love story, Romeo and Juliet. 
Nashville Ballet to Highlight Stories of Music City's Past in ANTHOLOGY this February

 Nashville Ballet will continue their 2022-23 season and kick off the new year with the world premiere of Anthology. Conceptualized by Emmy Award-winning Artistic Director Paul Vasterling, Anthology will highlight unexplored stories of Music City’s past. Inspired by his passion for community, music, and movement, Anthology will be Vasterling’s final world premiere as Artistic Director of the company. 
Nashville Ballet to Present Ballet Highlighting Stories of Music City's Past

As part of his final season as Artistic Director of Nashville Ballet, Paul Vasterling will debut his newest work, Anthology, February 10–12 at TPAC’s Polk Theater. A poignant exploration of Nashville’s rich cultural tapestry, Anthology will blend music and movement to tell stories of Music City’s past. 
Nashville Ballet 2022-23 Season to Highlight Female Artists

Known for their emphasis on collaboration and creativity, Nashville Ballet will be working alongside an all-star line-up of both local and nationally renowned female artists for their 2022-23 season.
Nashville Ballet Announces 2022-23 Season

Featuring star-studded collaborations and blockbuster fan-favorites, the robust repertoire includes the return of the magical production that inspired the Emmy Award-winning film, Nashville’s Nutcracker, Paul Vasterling’s sparkling rendition of Cinderella, world-premiere works by Tony and Emmy award-winning choreographers, plus brand-new live musical collaborations with the Nashville Symphony, Nashville locals Morgxn and Allison Russell, and international violin prodigy Yvette Kraft. 
Nashville Ballet to Present Unique Production of Attitude this February

Nashville Ballet is kicking off the New Year with the return of their popular Attitude series. Known for its game changing choreographers and uniquely Music City collaborations, this season’s production offers patrons a one-of-a-kind immersive dance experience.
Nashville Ballet Prepares for Return to the Stage

The Nashville Ballet is preparing to take the stage once again after a year of challenges that included the global pandemic and water damage to their theatre, Andrew Jackson Hall. 
Smuin Announces Dancers Joining Company For 21/22 Season

As it returns to live performances, Smuin Contemporary Ballet announces the addition of four new dancers: Stéphano Candreva, Marc LaPierre, Yuri Rogers, and Claire Buehler, who is an apprentice this season.
Nashville Ballet Announces 2021-22 Season

Fresh off their in-person performances at Ascend Amphitheater as the first performing arts organization in Nashville to return to live events, Nashville Ballet has announced their 2021-22 season, featuring a sensational lineup of in-theater performances and new digital releases that will appeal to a variety of audiences.
Nashville Ballet TO Present Virtual Season Opener COMMUNITY

Nashville Ballet will open its 2020-21 performance season with a virtual production of Community Nov. 20-22. Celebrating the spirit of the city, Nashville Ballet's mixed repertory program will include Artistic Director Paul Vasterling's celebrated Appalachian Spring set to the beloved score by Aaron Copland. Additionally, Community will feature works by three artists whose careers blossomed at Nashville Ballet. 
Nashville Ballet's 35th Season Revealed

Dubbed a?oea Nashville miraclea?? by the New York Times, Tennessee's premiere ballet company returns for the 2020a?"2021 season with a spectacular repertoire of fantastic favorites and electrifying new works. With a continued commitment to presenting powerful and transformative art, Nashville Ballet's next season is meant to uplift, inspire, and engage audiences with impeccable storytelling, athleticism, and artistry.
BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Modern Masters

I last saw Duo Concertant in 2017, for former New York City Ballet dancer Robbie Fairchild's retirement. Seeing Balanchine's work away from his home excitingly challenged this company. Nashville Ballet dancers are grounded, pliable, almost earthy at times in their approach. Here, they embraced the speed, lightness, and attack required by Balanchine, tag-teamed with the complexity of Stravinsky's score.
STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Highlights Nashville Ballet's Upcoming 2019-20 Season

The return of the iconic Shakespearean tragedy Romeo & Juliet, as well as Nashville premieres of Christopher Bruce's Rolling Stones-inspired ballet Rooster and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's A Streetcar Named Desire are among the highlights of Nashville Ballet's 2019-20 season, announced today.
BWW Review: After 10 Years, Nashville Ballet's NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER Dazzles and Delights

As difficult as it may be to comprehend, Nashville's Nutcracker - Paul Vasterling's beautiful and evocative holiday gift to his adopted hometown - first debuted in 2008 and its return in 2018 only enhances the already stellar reputation of Nashville Ballet as the city's leading arts entity and adds more luster to the glittering resume of its artistic director, who this season celebrates his 20th anniversary leading the company.
BWW Review: Nashville Ballet Brings SEVEN DEADLY SINS To Life at TPAC

Always finding unique ways to tell the stories of the world, the Nashville Ballet offered the SEVEN DEADLY SINS for the second year in a row, artistically exploring the darkest depths of our souls.
BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Stunning Performance of Stephen Mills' LIGHT

Some 90 captivating minutes of creative, imaginative movement, Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project features the superb dancers of Nashville Ballet at their finest, bringing to life history in such a way that left their audiences rapt, riveted to the smallest of moments and the largest of themes as they are conveyed onstage to a stunning, stirring musical score.
BWW Review: NASHVILLE BALLET's 'Lizzie Borden with The Raven'

Nashville Ballet dancers took to the aisles of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Polk Theater for Lizzie Borden with The Raven, Thursday, October 26th. Principal dancer Christopher Stuart's interpretation of Edgar Allan Poe's seminal work led the evening, sharing an ominous closing motif with Artistic Director Paul Vasterling's rendition of Lizzie Borden's complicated life.

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