A Message From the Artistic and Executive Directors

We’ve reached the grand finale of our 50th Anniversary Season and what a year it has been. Throughout this milestone season, the Company has presented stellar performances here in Philadelphia, toured to The Kennedy Center and Canada’s National Arts Centre, and... More

Pennsylvania Ballet's Long-time Artistic Chief Leaving

Features, Roy Kaiser

By Peter Dobrin, The Philadelphia Inquirer   Roy Kaiser, Pennsylvania Ballet's artistic director for two decades, is stepping down. The former dancer, who started his career with the company 35 years ago, will stay on until a successor is found.   A search committee will be assisted... More

Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Makes Guest Appearance In Ballet Show

2013-2014; Coppélia

It's Philadelphia's Mayor Nutter like you have never seen him before. Nutter made a guest appearance in Pennsylvania Ballet's Coppélia Sunday afternoon. Coppélia is the story of a toymaker, his doll, and a young couple in love.Mayor Nutter had a walk on role as the town's mayor of course... More

Lauren Fadeley Shines in Coppélia

2013-2014; Coppélia

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal   Since its 1870 premiere at the Théâatre Impérial de l’Opéra in Paris, Coppélia has become a staple in the classical ballet canon.  Pennsylvania Ballet first performed the work in 1978, making it the company’s first full-length ballet, and... More

Pennsylvania Ballet Revisits Butler's 'Carmina'

2013-2014; Carmina Burana

By: Ellen Dunkel, Inquirer Staff Writer    Pennsylvania Ballet gave an encore of a signature work and added another Balanchine ballet to its repertoire for its opening Thursday night at the Academy of Music. Both were part of the company's yearlong 50th anniversary celebration.... More