Grand Rapids Ballet 2018-19 Season — Subscriptions & Single Tickets

Don’t miss a second of the very special 2018-19 season—the first under new artistic director James Sofranko—featuring beloved classics, holiday favorites, contemporary works, timeless tales, and world premieres you won’t see anywhere else. There’s no need to go any farther than downtown Grand Rapids to see world-class, award-winning art. Custom packages are also available—just ask us! Get yours today below or call 616.454.4771 x10.

Please note: Season subscriptions are only available to residents of Michigan. 

Benefits of Season Subscriptions

  1. Up to 15% off regular ticket prices all season long
  2. Priority seating
  3. Free ticket exchanges and lost ticket replacement
  4. No convenience fees or service fees
  5. Discounts on Adult Ballet Classes

For more information on season packages, call Kelly at 616.454.4771 x10 today!

2018-19 Season Subscription Options

  • 2018-19 Opening Night VIP Package

    $407.00

    Opening Night VIP Package includes:
    • One (1) ticket and one (1) parking pass to James Sofranko Welcome Gala of Wild Sweet Love (10/18/18)
    • One (1) ticket to Friday opening night of MOVEMEDIA: Handmade (2/8/19), Extremely Close (4/12/19), and Alice in Wonderland (5/3/19)
    • Entry to Friday opening night hospitality suites and after-show receptions
    • Invitation to exclusive private event with Artistic Director James Sofranko

  • 2018-19 Saturday Night VIP Package

    $338.00

    Saturday Night VIP  Package includes:
    • One (1) ticket and one (1) parking pass to James Sofranko Welcome Gala of Wild Sweet Love (10/18/18)
    • One (1) ticket to Saturday night of MOVEMEDIA: Handmade (2/9/19), Extremely Close (4/13/19), and Alice in Wonderland (5/4/19)
    • One (1) complimentary drink ticket per performance
    • Invitation to exclusive private event with Artistic Director James Sofranko

  • 2018-19 Sunday Matinee VIP Package

    $338.00

    Sunday Matinee VIP Package includes:
    • One (1) ticket and one (1) parking pass to James Sofranko Welcome Gala of Wild Sweet Love (10/18/18)
    • One (1) ticket to Sunday matinee of MOVEMEDIA: Handmade (2/10/19), Extremely Close (4/14/19), and Alice in Wonderland (5/5/19)
    • One (1) complimentary drink ticket per performance
    • Invitation to exclusive private event with Artistic Director James Sofranko

  • 2018-19 Friday Night Company Package

    $176.00

    Friday Night Company Package includes:
    • One (1) ticket to Friday night of Wild Sweet Love, MOVEMEDIA: HandmadeExtremely Close, and Alice in Wonderland 
    • Entry to opening night hospitality suites and after-show receptions

  • 2018-19 Saturday Night Company Package

    $164.00

    Company Package includes:
    • One (1) ticket to Saturday night of Wild Sweet Love, MOVEMEDIA: HandmadeExtremely Close, and Alice in Wonderland 

  • 2018-19 Sunday Matinee Company Package

    $164.00

    Sunday Matinee Company Package includes:
    • One (1) ticket to Sunday matinee of Wild Sweet Love, MOVEMEDIA: HandmadeExtremely Close, and Alice in Wonderland 

2018-19 Season Single Tickets

COMPANY

Wild Sweet Love

October 18-21, 2018
Peter Martin Wege Theatre

Enjoy four passion-filled works in one spectacular performance featuring Allegro Brilliante by the father of American ballet, George Balanchine, and music by Tchaikovsky; Trey McIntyre’s fun-filled epic musing on romantic rituals, Wild Sweet Love featuring an eclectic mix of popular music from Queen, The Partridge Family, Roberta Flack, and more; and the hauntingly alluring Ghost Light by our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders. The evening will also include the first piece created specifically for Grand Rapids Ballet by new Artistic Director James Sofranko.

Not subscribing? Purchase single tickets to Wild Sweet Love today!

The Nutcracker 2018

Presented by Meijer
December 14-16 & 21-23
DeVos Performance Hall

It isn’t the holidays without The Nutcracker. The world-famous design of Chris Van Allsburg, Broadway-quality sets by Tony Award winner Eugene Lee, festive choreography by Val Caniparoli, and live music from Grand Rapids Symphony, all come together to create pure magic.

Not adding this show on to your subscription? Purchase single tickets to The Nutcracker today!

MOVEMEDIA: Handmade

February 8-10, 2019
Peter Martin Wege Theatre

Created for you by Princess Grace Award winner and our choreographer-in-residence, Penny Saunders; Joffrey Ballet’s Nicolas Blanc; and the talented dancers of Grand Rapids Ballet, our contemporary dance series returns with works from the heart and soul that show a completely different side of their unique talents. This is personal— and hands down one of the most poignant productions you’ll see from us all season.

Not subscribing? Purchase single tickets to MOVEMEDIA: Handmade today!

Extremely Close

April 12-14, 2019
Peter Martin Wege Theatre

See things from an unexpected angle with the mystical Extremely Close by Hubbard Street’s internationally renowned resident choreographer, Alejandro Cerrudo; Val Caniparoli’s, Ibsen’s House—a portrayal of strong female characters from Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s most well-known plays including A Doll’s House and Hedda Gabler, set to a live performance of Dvorak’s compelling Piano Quintet No. 2; and a second new piece by James Sofranko.

Not subscribing? Purchase single tickets to Extremely Close today!

Alice in Wonderland

May 3-5 & 10-11, 2019
Peter Martin Wege Theatre

Go down the rabbit hole for the triumphant return of the dizzyingly beautiful Alice in Wonderland from choreographer Brian Enos and visual artist Luis Grané. No collaborative effort more fully captures the surrealist and symbolic possibilities of this beloved tale with such exquisite beauty and extravagant imagination.

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JUNIOR COMPANY

SPOOKTACULAR!

October 26-28, 2018
Peter Martin Wege Theatre

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On Halloween night, a young boy’s only wish is to trick or treat with his older sister. When she refuses to let him tag along, he embarks on a mischievous plan to get their candy. Mummies and Martians and vampires—oh my!

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Beauty & The Beast

March 15-17 & 23-24, 2019
Peter Martin Wege Theatre

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Belle—a bright, beautiful young woman—is taken prisoner by a beast in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.

Not adding this show on to your subscription? Get single tickets to Beauty & The Beast today!

SPECIAL EVENTS

Grand Rapids Ballet presents Clara’s Nutcracker Party

Sunday, December 16, 2018
Amway Ambassador Ballroom

clara's nutcracker party

Grand Rapids Ballet presents Spring Break for Kids 2018

The Monster Ate My Peas
April 1-5, 2019
Peter Martin Wege Theatre

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Grand Rapids Ballet Junior Company presents Who am I? A Butterfly Ballet

February 23-24
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park