Dracula – Milwaukee Ballet

Dracula - Milwaukee Ballet

October 25 - October 28, 2018


Experience the story of Dracula like you never have beforethrough the potent combination of movement and music.The living and the undead collide in Michael Pinks engrossing dance drama which has chilled and thrilled audiences around the world since its premiere in 1996.

Dracula is one of Pinks many partnerships with composer Philip Feeney and was originally created in collaboration with Northern Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Christopher Gable (1940-1998).

Feeneys score will be performed live by Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra with the 2018-19 Baumgartner Studio Artists from the Florentine Opera.

Draculas running time is 2 hours and 26 minutes with two, 20-minute intermissions. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Luz San Miguel | Photo Mark Frohna

Devilish dancing, a spine-tingling scoreand spectacular stage effects.

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Inspired by Bram Stokers legendary novel of 1897, Dracula follows the events that transpire after London businessman Jonathan Harker has a fatefulseemingly innocuousmeeting with the reclusive Count from Transylvania.

Harkers destiny, as well as that of his beloved fiance, Mina, hangs in the balances as he tries to stop Dracula and his sinister plans before its too late

Download the Dracula 2018 Audience Guide Here

Dracula will be Leading Artist, Luz San Miguels final performance with Milwaukee Ballet. After 13 seasons with the Company, Luz will become Ballet Master in a full-time capacity. Dont miss Luz in one of her favorite productions.

Dracula- Davit Hovhannisyan (Evenings)

Harker - Randy Crespo (Evenings)

Lucy - Luz San Miguel (Evenings)

Mina - Nicole Teague-Howell (Evenings)

Dracula - Patrick Howell (Matinees)

Harker - Garrett Glassman (Matinees)

Lucy - Marize Fumero (Matinees)

Mina - Annia Hidalgo (Matinees)

Michael Pink is the longest serving artistic director in Milwaukee Ballets history. Since arriving in 2002, he has demonstrated his commitment to the future of dance through new work, education, and collaboration. His artistic vision for Milwaukee Ballet continues to excite and challenge.

Dance is a powerful tool. Our education and outreach programs inspire confidence, creativity, and health throughout the Greater Milwaukee community, reaching more than 30,000 people annually.

Twenty-three professional dancers make up our Company. Coming from eight countries, these dancers have chosen to bring their unique talents to this city and now call Milwaukee home.

Supporters of Milwaukee Ballet deserve a standing ovation for their lasting impact on both the company and our community.

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