Repertoire

Grand Rapids Ballet presents a diverse repertoire of full-length classics, contemporary masterpieces, and world-premiere commissions by renowned choreographers.

2019-20 Season

MOZART SYMPHONY
Choreography: James Sofranko

AGAIN (World Premiere)
Choreography: Penny Saunders

COLD VIRTUES
Choreography: Adam Hougland

FIREBIRD
Choreography: Yuri Possokhov

ROMEO & JULIET PAS DE DEUX
Choreography: James Sofranko

WORLD PREMIERE Title TBD
Choreography: James Sofranko

NOVEMBER (World Premiere)
Choreography: Danielle Rowe

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Choreography: Christopher Stowell

SERENADE
Choreography: George Balanchine

GIVE ME
Choreography: Penny Saunders

2018-19 Season

WILD SWEET LOVE
Choreography: Trey McIntyre

ALLEGRO BRILLIANTE
Choreography: George Balanchine

GHOST LIGHT
Choreography: Penny Saunders

BALLADE (World Premiere)
Choreography: James Sofranko

IBSEN’S HOUSE
Choreography: Val Caniparoli

THE SWEET BY AND BY (World Premiere)
Choreography: James Sofranko

EXTREMELY CLOSE
Choreography: Alejandro Cerrudo

FOR PIXIE
Choreography: Danielle Rowe

TWO TANGS
Choreography: James Sofranko

2017-18 Season

THE RETURN OF BALANCE (World Premiere)
Choreography: Norbert De La Cruz III

VAPOR (World Premiere)
Choreography: Jennifer Archibald

THEY/THEM (World Premiere)
Choreography: Loughlan Prior

ADAM’S KEY (World Premiere)
Choreography: Danielle Rowe

ONE
Choreography: Uri Sands

SWING (World Premiere)
Choreography: Olivier Wevers

THE HAPPY PRINCE & OTHER WILDE TALES (World Premiere)
Choreography: Penny Saunders

TCHAIKOVSKY PAS DE DEUX
Choreography: George Balanchine

FLAMES OF PARIS PAS DE DEUX
Choreography: Vasily Vainonen

RAYMONDA PAS DE DIX
Choreography: Marius Petipa

GISELLE ACT II
Choreography: Jean Coralli & Jules Perrot

A CHRISTMAS CAROL (World Premiere)
Choreography: Brian Enos

ESMERALDA PAS DE DEUX
Choreographer: Jules Perrot

2016-17 Season

ALICE IN WONDERLAND (World Premiere)
Choreography: Brian Enos

SERENADE
Choreography: George Balanchine

COMPANY B
Choreography: Paul Taylor

LIGHT RAIN
Choreography: Gerald Arpino

DEAR LIGHT ALONG THE WAY TO NOTHINGNESS
Choreography: Robert Dekkers & Vanessa Thiessen

GLEAM
Choreography: Robyn Mineko Williams

IN FRAME
Choreography: Penny Saunders

2015-16 Season

DANGEROUS LIAISONS (World Premiere)
Choreography: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

CINDERELLA
Choreography: Bruce Wells

DIDO AND AENEAS
Choreography: Henry Purcell

SLIGHT
Choreography: Penny Saunders

BEETHOVEN EXCERPT
Choreography: Mario Radakovsky

THE ENVELOPE
Choreography: David Parsons

WRITTEN & FORGOTTEN
Choreography: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

MEMORIAS DEL DORADO OPENING
Choreography: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

ONE TAKE
Choreography: Robyn Mineko Williams

AMAZED IN BURNING DREAMS FINALE
Choreography: Kirk Peterson

THE SOFA PAS DE DEUX
Choreography: Olivier Wevers

YOU’VE GOTTA BE KIDDING ME!
Choreography: Thom Dancy

JOE & IDA (World Premiere)
Choreography: Penny Saunders

NAE REGRETS
Choreography: Brian Enos

2014-15 Season

THE NUTCRACKER (World Premiere)
Choreography: Val Caniparoli

BEETHOVEN (World Premiere)
Choreography: Mario Radacovsky

SWAN LAKE
Choreography: Marius Petipa & Lev Ivanov

ONE CHARMING NIGHT
Choreography: Sagi Gross

STRINGS (World Premiere)
Choreography: Sagi Gross

TO THE RIVER (World Premiere)
Choreography: Gina Patterson

PEOPLE ARE DISAPPOINTING THANK YOU
Choreography: Andrew Bartee

TOMORROW NEVER COMES (World Premiere)
Choreography: Yuka Oba-Muschiana

THINGS YOU CAN’T TAKE BACK
Choreography: Andrea Schermoly

BASE ∞ (World Premiere)
Choreography: Penny Saunders

WEATHER ONE (World Premiere)
Choreography: Susan Jaffee

2013-14 Season

DRACULA
Choreography: Roger Van Fleteren & Wes Chapman

MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (World Premiere)
Choreography: Olivier Wevers

BOLERO
Choreography: Mario Radacovsky

THE MOOR’S PAVANE
Choreography: Jose Limon

RUBIES
Choreography: George Balanchine

2012-13 Season

BLACK SWAN WHITE SWAN (World Premiere)
Choreography: Mario Radacovsky

ROMEO & JULIET
Choreography: Mario Radacovsky

SLEEPING BEAUTY

WHO CARES?
Choreography: George Balanchine

AMAZED IN BURNING DREAMS
Choreography: Kirk Peterson

FOUR TEMPERAMENTS
Choreography: George Balanchine