Season 4: 2017/2018

October 6, 2017 – March 25, 2018

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oused in the historic Marigny Opera House, the award winning-Marigny Opera Ballet presents its fourth season of four classically driven, eclectically styled programs of dance and live music, including original, commissioned compositions.

FOUR FULL PROGRAMS OF EXCEPTIONAL DANCE AND LIVE MUSIC

BOOK OF SAINTS

(Premiere)

October 6th-8th, 2017
A new full-length ballet inspired by the lives of three saints: Teresa of Avila, Francis of Assisi, and Sebastian Martyr. Original score by acclaimed New Orleans composer Tucker Fuller

Choreography: Teresa Fellion
Music: Tucker Fuller
New Resonance Chamber Orchestra – Francis Scully, Conductor

CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS

December 1st – 3rd, 2017
A holiday celebration of three dances:

Christmas Cocktails by Diogo de Lima, with music composed and performed by New Orleans jazz artist Larry Sieberth | I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Maritza Mercado-Narcisse (Gambit Award Winner, 2015) | The haunting Diversorios by Nikki Hefko set to Arcangelo Corelli’s beloved Christmas Concerto

MADE IN NEW ORLEANS – JAZZ BALLETS

January 26th-28th, 2018
New dances crafted to music composed and performed by New Orleans jazz greats.

Choreography and Music: Choreographers/Jazz Artists to be announced October 6th, 2017.

GISELLE DESLONDES

March 23rd-25th, 2018th
A sold-out success from last season, the full-length ballet based on the classic Giselle (1841), set in the Faubourg Marigny during the colorful, troubling time of 1930

Choreography: Maya Taylor
Music: Tucker Fuller
New Resonance Chamber Orchestra – Francis Scully, Conductor