October 8th - October 16th
We will open our 2021-22 season with our Fall Series! This mixed repertoire series consist of two world premieres choreographed by artistic directors, Meridith Benson and Mario de la Nuez, as well as works by local choreographer Diane Germaine and DE LA's resident choreographer Alexandra Brannon.
The Nutcracker Jazzed Up
November 26th - December 5th
Enjoy a new take of a Christmas classic with The Nutcracker Jazzed Up!, a Duke Ellington twist on the Tchaikovsky classic. This fun reinterpretation of The Nutcracker returns once again to delight Cincinnati audiences with a beautiful cast of dancers that transforms the classic ballet into a fun and magical production.
February 25th - March 5th
DanceCincinnati features a sensational mix of classical and contemporary styles of dance which showcase the dancers' skills, artistry, and versatility. This year we will be presenting "Swan Lake" Act II, as well as works by our resident choreographer, Alexandra Brannon, and artistic director, Meridith Benson. Tickets will be available soon!
April 29th - May 8th
DE LA Dance Company presents his wonderful re-telling of the classic story is a brand new full length production and is choreographed by Artistic Directors Meridith Benson and Mario de la Nuez to music by Prokofiev. A perfect ballet for both young and mature audiences, full of comedy, wit, action, romance and above all love.
The production is an eye-popping stage fantasy to enrapture adult and children audiences of all ages, as well as a cornucopia of sly wit and inventive choreography to satisfy the most devoted of ballet fans. The world's favorite fairy tale is celebrated with a delicious combination of humor and romance, sumptuous sets and costumes, and, above all, Prokofiev's remarkable score.
Dance Under the Stars
July 29th - July 30th
DE LA is excited to be bringing back our beloved outdoor program! Performed in Washington Park this series will include "Swan Lake" Act II, Mario de la Nuez's "Bolero", and Meridith Benson's "Noche Caliente". DE LA Dance Company will be accompanied on stage by dancers from our Pre-Professional Performance Intensive.