Upcoming Performances

Subscriptions to Marigny Opera Ballet’s 2019/2020 Season Now On Sale!

Enjoy a full season of dance at the historic Marigny Opera House, performed by New Orleans’ resident contemporary ballet company! The season includes four separate programs:

A Midsummer Night's Dream (opens October 4th, 2019 at 8pm)

A full-length premiere by choreographer Derwin May Jr., danced to a commissioned score by Tucker Fuller, and accompanied by New Resonance Orchestra and Krewe de Voix Chamber Ensemble, Francis Scully, Conductor.

Christmas Dances (opens December 6th, 2019 at 8pm)

Diogo de Lima's Gambit Award-winning Aguas de Dezembro, accompanied by Larry Sieberth Ensemble. The program also includes a premiere by choreographer Kellis McSparrin Oldenburg: Sacred Harp, with music arranged by the Boston Camerata.

Paul Taylor's Aureole (opens January 31st, 2020 at 8pm)

Paul Taylor's 1962 masterpiece, performed for the first time by the dancers of the Marigny Opera Ballet. Accompanied by the New Resonance Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor.

Follies of 1915 (opens March 27th, 2020 at 8pm)

The sold-out smash hit of the Ballet's 2018 season returns! Kellis McSparrin Oldenburg's full-length comedy is accompanied by the New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra.

Season subscribers receive reserved seating, hassle-free changes to performance dates, and invitations to special subscriber events.

General Subscriptions: $150

Student/Senior/US Military: $100


Single Tickets (on sale September 2019)

General Admission: $45

Student/Senior/US Military: $30


 
 

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SEASON 5: 2018/2019

Follies of 1915 (Premiere)

November 1-4, 2018

Full-Length Ballet by Kellis McSparrin Oldenburg

Music: New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra

Querelle (Premiere)

January 17-20, 2019

Choreographer: Diogo de Lima

Music: Byron Asher

New Resonance Chamber Orchestra; Francis Scully, Conductor

 

January 17-20, 2019

Choreographer: Rebecca Allen

Music: Arnold Schoenberg

New Resonance Chamber Orchestra; Francis Scully, Conductor

Gottschalk Suites (Premiere)

January 17-20, 2019

Choreographer: Derwin May, Jr.

Music: Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Pianist: Katalin Lukacs

Book of Saints

March 21-24, 2019

Full-Length Ballet by Teresa Fellion; Music: Tucker Fuller

New Resonance Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor


SEASON 4: 2017/2018

Book of Saints (Premiere)

October 6-8, 2017

Full-Length Ballet by Teresa Fellion; Music: Tucker Fuller

New Resonance Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor

Christmas Cocktails

December 1-3, 2017

I was told there’d be cake – Maritza Mercado-Narcisse

Winter (from the Four Seasons) – Maya Taylor, Diogo de Lima, Donna Crump

Christmas Cocktails – Diogo de Lima; Music: Lawrence Seiberth (Premiere)

Giselle Deslondes

January 26-28, 2018

Full-Length Ballet by Maya Taylor; Music: Tucker Fuller

New Resonance Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor

Made in New Orleans: 3 Jazz Ballets (Premiere)

March 23-25, 2018

Contemporary ballets created to original music by three of New Orleans’ jazz greats.

Composers, Choreographers and Musicians to be announced on October 6, 2017.


SEASON 3: 2016/2017

Giselle Deslondes (Premiere)

November 18-20, 2017

Full-Length Ballet by Maya Taylor; Music: Tucker Fuller

New Resonance Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor

The Art of Jazz (Premiere)

February 9,10, 12, 2017

Dance of the Dreamers – Barbara Hayley; Music: Lawrence Sieberth

Rising Sun Blues – Nikki Hefko; Music: Helen Gillet

Wary Heat – Diogo de Lima; Music: NUTRIA (Byron Ascher, Shawn Myers, Trey Boudreaux)


Orfeo

April 14-16, 2017

Full-Length Ballet by Maya Taylor; Music: Tucker Fuller

New Resonance Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor


SEASON 2: 2015/2016

Orfeo (Premiere)

October 2-4, 2015

Full-Length Ballet by Maya Taylor; Music: Tucker Fuller

New Resonance Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor

Christmas Concerto (Premiere)

December 11-13, 2015

I was told there’d be cake – Maritza Mercado-Narcisse

Diversorios – Nikki Hefko

Abies Balsamea – Donna Crump

Music: George Frederick Trade: Concerto Grosso, op. 6 # 11; op.6 # 9

Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso op. 6 # 8

New Resonance Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor

Emerging Choreographers (Premiere)

March 18-20, 2016

Searching for Ehos – Gretchen Erickson; Music: Nico Muhly

Sonatine – Trey Mauldwin; Music: Claude Debussy

Touch – Anna Iosipiv; Music: Johannes Brahms

Ain’t She Sweet – Kellis McSparrin Oldenburg; Music: Paul Schoenfield

Musicians: Kate Withrow (violin), Philip von Maltzahn (cello), Brian Hsu (piano)

Program 4

May 13-15, 2016

Salterelle – Diogo de Lima; Music: Scott R. King

Under a Glass Bell – Maya Taylor Music Dustin Gledhill

Autumn (from the Four Seasons) – Donna Crump; Music: George Frederick Handel

Poems of the Soul – Nikki Hefko; Music Alec Wilder (Premiere)

Musicians: Tarrah Reynolds (violin), Rex Gregory (clarinet), Dustin Gledhill (piano),


INAUGURAL SEASON: 2014/2015

Program 1 (Premiere)

October 24-26, 2014

The Fun Police – Donna Crump; Music: Donald Surtain

Selcouth Liaison – Maya Taylor; Music: Giovanni Sollima

Blast – Diogo de Lima; Music: Young Fellaz Brass Band

The Four Seasons (Premiere)

January 23-25, 2015

Spring - Diogo de Lima

Summer – Maya Taylor

Autumn – Donna Crump

Winter – Diogo de Lima, Maya Taylor, Donna Crump

Music: Antonio Vivaldi; New Resonance Orcehstra, Francis Scully, Conductor

Program 3

April 17-19, 2015

The Rooftop – Donna Crump; Music: Donald Surtain

Under a Glass Bell – Maya Taylor; Music: Justin Gledhill (Premiere)

Salterelle – Diogo de Lima; Music: Scott R. King (Premiere)