Marigny Opera Ballet

Season 4: 2017/2018



ounded in 2014, the Marigny Opera Ballet is a professional contemporary ballet company based in the Marigny Opera House of New Orleans. Its award-winning performances have included the works of New Orleans-based choreographers and composers.


Meet the dancers who excite and inspire us.


Discover the performances in store for you in the 2017/2018 Season!

Key People


Dave Hurlbert
Company Director

  • Rehearsal Director: Jarina Carvalho
  • Assistant Rehearsal Director: Kellis McSparrin-Oldenburg
  • Music Director: Francis Scully
  • Technical Director: Lydia Kolda
  • Choreographers: Maya Taylor, Maritza Mercado-Narcisse, Nikki Hefko, Donna Crump, Diogo De Lima, Barbara Hayley. Teresa Fellion, Kellis McSparrin-Oldenburg, Gretchen Erickson

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Marigny Opera Ballet proudly recruits dancers, musicians, choreographers and the like who excel at their craft and exemplify all we believe the art of ballet to be.

If you are interested in auditioning or learning more about our process, we have provided the answers to many of the most common questions our directors receive.

The Marigny Opera Ballet is supported in part by the SHS Foundation, the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, and by a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans and administered by the Arts Council New Orleans. This program is also supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered  by the Arts Council New Orleans. The program is also supported by the generosity of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation.

The Marigny Opera Ballet is supported by generous sponsorship from Mignon Faget Ltd., Arbor House Floral, and Oxalis Restaurant, New Orleans.