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Tampa Ballet Theatre presents:

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

b&b!A tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast presented by Tampa Ballet Theatre, is about a young girl named Belle whom is different from the rest with her nose always stuck in a book. Based on the original story, there are no dancing dishes here, but extraordinary beasts, animals and characters that are sure to amaze. This classic love story shows that true love is deeper than superficial looks and is sure to inspire all whom see it.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 2:30 &  7pm

$34.50-39.50 – Adults

$24.50-29.50 – Students (under 12 years of age)
plus applicable service fee

Tickets On Sale April 24 at 10am

Box Office (727)587-6793

Click Here To Buy Tickets Now!

Synopsis

Prologue

While celebrating at a masquerade ball, the Prince is approached by the evil sorceress disguised as a mysterious woman. When the woman offers him a beautiful red rose in the hopes that he will find true love, she is met with arrogance and pride from the Prince. Not interested, he sends her away. Later in the evening the Sorceress sends the Rose back to the castle; unbeknownst to him, a terrible spell will be cast upon his kingdom, turning him and his subjects into beasts.

Act 1

Beauty (Belle in French) is the youngest and most beautiful of a merchants three daughters. When the Father asks his daughters what they wish from him, the eldest two daughters ask for gold. Beauty wants only but a simple rose. Her father leaves to find a rose in a mysterious garden where he encounters the Beast. The Beast is willing to spare him only if he sends one of his daughters in exchange for his life. Thus Beauty goes to his castle to save her father. She slowly becomes accustomed to the Beasts personality and all the idiosyncrasies of the castle. One night, Beauty’s father becomes ill. The Beast gives her permission to leave but she must return before the Rose wilts or he will die.

Act 2

Beauty feels that her Beast is love sick and returns just in time to save his life. She accepts his offer of marriage and is restored to a gracious and handsome Prince. The whole palace celebrates their marriage and release from the evil sorceress’ curse.

Beauty and The Beast | Matinee

Tampa Ballet Theatre presents:

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

b&b!A tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast presented by Tampa Ballet Theatre, is about a young girl named Belle whom is different from the rest with her nose always stuck in a book. Based on the original story, there are no dancing dishes here, but extraordinary beasts, animals and characters that are sure to amaze. This classic love story shows that true love is deeper than superficial looks and is sure to inspire all whom see it.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 2:30 &  7pm

$34.50-39.50 – Adults

$24.50-29.50 – Students (under 12 years of age)
plus applicable service fee

Tickets On Sale April 24 at 10am

Box Office (727)587-6793

Click Here To Buy Tickets Now!

Synopsis

Prologue

While celebrating at a masquerade ball, the Prince is approached by the evil sorceress disguised as a mysterious woman. When the woman offers him a beautiful red rose in the hopes that he will find true love, she is met with arrogance and pride from the Prince. Not interested, he sends her away. Later in the evening the Sorceress sends the Rose back to the castle; unbeknownst to him, a terrible spell will be cast upon his kingdom, turning him and his subjects into beasts.

Act 1

Beauty (Belle in French) is the youngest and most beautiful of a merchants three daughters. When the Father asks his daughters what they wish from him, the eldest two daughters ask for gold. Beauty wants only but a simple rose. Her father leaves to find a rose in a mysterious garden where he encounters the Beast. The Beast is willing to spare him only if he sends one of his daughters in exchange for his life. Thus Beauty goes to his castle to save her father. She slowly becomes accustomed to the Beasts personality and all the idiosyncrasies of the castle. One night, Beauty’s father becomes ill. The Beast gives her permission to leave but she must return before the Rose wilts or he will die.

Act 2

Beauty feels that her Beast is love sick and returns just in time to save his life. She accepts his offer of marriage and is restored to a gracious and handsome Prince. The whole palace celebrates their marriage and release from the evil sorceress’ curse.

2017-2018 Company and TBT II Auditions

2017-2018 Company Auditions Tampa Ballet TheatreTampa Ballet Theatre is looking for new male and female dancers ages 18+ with extensive ballet backgrounds to join us for our 2017-2018 professional season. This audition is for 2016-2017 Trainees, Apprentices, and any professional dancers over the age of 18. There will be a later audition before the season starts in September 2017 for pre-professional dancers (ages 13+) to audition to join as a Trainee/Apprentice.

We have many positions available including: Trainee, Apprenticeships, and paid Company Member Contracts.

The audition will be held at Tampa Bay Ballet at 12720 Dupont Circle in Tampa, zipcode 33626.

The audition is on Sunday March 5th from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Barre will be en demi pointe and center will be en pointe for ladies.

The audition fee is $25

Come spread the joy of classical ballet with us in the beautiful greater Tampa Bay area!

Romantic Gala

Romantic Gala Flyer Tampa Ballet TheatreJoin the best professional ballet in the bay for a special romantic performance; the perfect beginning to a romantic evening. Tampa Ballet Theatre proudly announces its 3rd annual Romantic Gala performance on Sunday February 12th. Tickets are only $18 per person and include exclusive access to a private silent auction, chocolate fondue, exquisite hors d’ oeuvres, and an intimate performance of some of the most romantic ballet pieces in history performed by the talented pre-professional and professional dancers of Tampa Ballet Theatre.

 

“Love is already a complex emotion; sometimes it is just easier to dance it then to try to explain it,”states Artistic Director, Lindsay Clark, “that is why people love these pieces, because it speaks everything that they can’t put into words.”

Beauty and The Beast Open Audition

Join our open audition for Beauty and The Beast being performed at Central Park Performing Art Center in Largo. The performance will be held on June 3rd for two performances. We are looking for dancers of all ages from 5-Adult, of all levels of abilities from beginner-professional. There is a $30 nonrefundable audition fee, cash or check ONLY made payable to Tampa Ballet Theatre. You must be available for all rehearsals, performances, and the mandatory dress rehearsals. You must pay a NONREFUNDABLE $25 Production Fee (for sets and props) and a Costume Fee $40 per role (for alterations and cleaning). You must pay the production fee and costume fee by February 25th or you will incur late fees. By Auditioning you are committing to participate in the show and will be cast in a role. If you miss more than 2 rehearsals or are unable to perform after auditioning there is a $35 recasting fee. The audition schedule is as follows:

Saturday January 28th

11:15am-12:00pm Ages 5-7

1:00pm-2:00pm Ages 8-11 (*maybe asked to put pointe shoes on if they have them)

2:00pm-3:00pm Intermediate Dancers ages 12-Adult (*maybe asked to put on pointe shoes)

1:45pm-2:45pm Warm Up for Advanced Dancers/Company/Trainee/Men

3:00pm-4:30pm Men/Company/Trainee/Advanced Dancers Audition (*Pointe Shoes worn entire time for females)

This classical tale is going to be a beautiful performance and all who participated in the spring performance last year had a wonderful time. We are going to be in need of volunteers to assist backstage with children/concessions. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Amanda at amanda.tbb.tbt@gmail.com and she will send you a volunteer form application. We are highly dependent on our volunteers as most of our staff also performs and can not be in charge of backstage responsibilities.

Sugar Plum Tea Party

Tampa Ballet Theatre is dreaming up dancing sugar plums! On November 20th at 4:00pm, Tampa can begin the holiday season off right with the Sugar Plum Tea Party. Guest can participate in a silent auction, Nutcracker reading, specialty treats and teas, and a performance of excerpts from Tampa Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker. The event’s purpose is to help Tampa Ballet Theatre raise funds for their upcoming performance, The Nutcracker, on December 17th at Ruth Eckerd Hall. The Sugar Plum Tea Party will be held at the Tampa Ballet Theatre studio at 12720 DuPont Circle, Tampa 33626. Tickets are $20 per person. There are a limited number of seats available. Tickets can be purchased by calling (813)814-0587 or online at www.tampaballettheatre.org/events.

The Sugar Plum Tea Party will be fun for all ages and will be featuring a fun menu of snacks inspired by The Nutcracker. The dancers performing are company members of the professional ballet company Tampa Ballet Theatre, pre-professional apprentices/trainees of TBT II, and students of the Tampa Bay Ballet School. This event has very limited seating available. The funds being raised at The Sugar Plum Tea Party will be used to help fund the show making process including: costumes, theatre rental, props, dancer expenses, backdrops, scenery, lighting, and more.

“No holiday season would be complete without The Nutcracker,” states Lindsay Clark, Artistic Director of Tampa Ballet Theatre, “The Sugar Plum Tea Party is so intimate, and a great way to begin the holiday season.”

The classical ballet of The Nutcracker follows a young Clara, who receives her nutcracker prince from magician and toymaker, Drosselmeyer. Clara then falls asleep on the couch and dreams of the terrifying Rat King, her nutcracker then comes to life and protects Clara from the rats. Clara is then swept away with the Nutcracker and arrives in the Land of the Sweets, where she meets the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier. They celebrate with gifts and dancing and then the young Clara must go home and all of the sweets and the Sugar Plum Fairy say goodbye.

Tampa Ballet Theatre is a 501©3 non-profit professional ballet company in the Tampa Bay Area and has been since 2012. The mission of the Tampa Ballet Theatre is to educate, entertain, and broaden the outlook of the community through the world of classical and contemporary ballet. The company prides itself in preserving the classical masterpieces of previous centuries while creating new contemporary and classical productions for the Greater Tampa Bay area. Tampa Ballet Theatre engages itself in community functions to help give back to the community through the art of ballet and lending a structural support for the arts. Tampa Ballet Theatre is affiliated with its school, Tampa Bay Ballet where students receive pre-professional training from some of the best professionals in the Tampa Bay area.

Due to the limited seats available, please purchase tickets to Tampa Ballet Theatre’s The Sugar Plum Tea Party ahead of time by calling (813) 814-0587. Tickets are no longer available online, please call (813)014-0587.

If you buy your ticket online through pay pal your ticket will be held at will-call. This means you pick your ticket up at the door the day of the performance. It will be under the name associated with the paypal account!

The Nutcracker

Tampa Ballet Theatres Nutcracker 2016

The Nutcracker

Saturday 12/17/2016 @ 7:30 PM
The Nutcracker
Tampa Bay Ballet Theatre returns Satruday, December 17 to Ruth Eckerd Hall to perform the timeless holiday classic The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s brilliant score comes to life with all the magic of the holidays, performed by local professionals under the artistic direction of Lindsay Clark. A holiday tradition for the entire family, filled with joys of the festive season, don’t miss the Tampa Bay Ballet Theatre present The Nutcracker!Tickets are *$125, $75, $50, $35, and $25.

The Nutcracker Ballet

Tampa Ballet Theatres Nutcracker 2016

The Nutcracker

Saturday 12/17/2016 @ 2:00 PM
Tampa Bay Ballet Theatre returns Satruday, December 17 to Ruth Eckerd Hall to perform the timeless holiday classic The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s brilliant score comes to life with all the magic of the holidays, performed by local professionals under the artistic direction of Lindsay Clark. A holiday tradition for the entire family, filled with joys of the festive season, don’t miss the Tampa Bay Ballet Theatre present The Nutcracker!Tickets are *$125, $75, $50, $35, and $25.

“No holiday season would be complete without The Nutcracker,” states Lindsay Clark, Artistic Director of Tampa Ballet Theatre, “The Sugar Plum Tea Party is so intimate, and a great way to begin the holiday season.”

The classical ballet of The Nutcracker follows a young Clara, who receives her nutcracker prince from magician and toymaker, Drosselmeyer. Clara then falls asleep on the couch and dreams of the terrifying Rat King, her nutcracker then comes to life and protects Clara from the rats. Clara is then swept away with the Nutcracker and arrives in the Land of the Sweets, where she meets the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier. They celebrate with gifts and dancing and then the young Clara must go home and all of the sweets and the Sugar Plum Fairy say goodbye.

Dracula at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Tampa Ballet Theatre Dracula

Dracula

Saturday 10/29/2016 @ 8:00 PM
Dracula
Get into the Halloween spirit! The Tampa Ballet Theatre returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall this October to perform Dracula, a three-act ballet based on Bram Stoker’s gothic horror book, with music by composer Wojciech Kilar, the composer of the 1992 movie. The story of Draculafollows Johnathan Harker, Mina Murray and Lucy Westerna in their horrifying encounters with wolves, vampires and the count himself. Dracula is a disturbing and sensual story about love, death and the undead.“It is very important to me to tell the original story, the way it was meant to be told,” said artistic director and choreographer of Dracula, Lindsay Clark, “Because I have no right to change this wonderful work of art. I respect Stroker as an artist and his original story as a work of art.”

About Tampa Ballet

Tampa Ballet Theatre has been a nonprofit professional ballet company in Tampa Bay since 2012. Their mission is to educate, entertain and broaden the outlook of the community through the world of classical and contemporary ballet. The company prides itself in preserving the classical masterpieces of previous centuries while creating new contemporary and classical productions for the Greater Tampa Bay area.

Nutcracker 2016 Audition

Join our open audition for The Nutcracker at Ruth Eckerd Hall. The performance will be held on Saturday December 17th. We are looking for dancers of all ages from 5-Adult, of all levels of abilities from beginner-professional. There is a $30 nonrefundable audition fee, cash or check ONLY. You must be available for all rehearsals, performances, and the mandatory dress rehearsal on December 16th. You must pay a NONREFUNDABLE $25 Production Fee (for sets and props) and a Costume Fee $40 per role (for alterations and cleaning). You must pay the production fee and costume fee by September 24th or you will incur late fees. By Auditioning you are committing to participate in the show and will be cast in a role. If you miss more than 2 rehearsals or are unable to perform after auditioning there is a $35 recasting fee. Rehearsals for young dancers 5-12 are typically held on saturday afternoons. For dancers ages 13+ is usually Tuesday, Thursday evenings and Saturday late afternoons. The audition schedule is as follows:

Saturday September 10th

11:15am-12:00pm Ages 5-7

1:00pm-2:00pm Ages 8-11

2:00pm-3:00pm Intermediate Dancers ages 12-Adult (*maybe asked to put on pointe shoes)

1:45pm-2:45pm Warm Up for Advanced Dancers/Company/Trainee/Men

3:00pm-4:30pm Men/Company/Trainee/Advanced Dancers Audition (*Pointe Shoes worn entire time for females)

This holiday favorite is going to be a beautiful performance and all who participated last year had a wonderful time. We are going to be in need of volunteers to assist backstage with children/concessions. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Amanda at amanda.tbb.tbt@gmail.com and she will send you a volunteer form application. We are highly dependent on our volunteers as most of our staff also performs and can not be in charge of backstage responsibilities.