Events

Before Dark: Thrilling Treats & Ghostly Beats

Before Dark: Thrilling Treats & Ghostly Beats

Gunter Theatre
October 29th, Saturday
1pm Performance
1:45pm Trick-or-Treating and Character Meet-and-Greet in Lobby

Greenville, South Carolina, Circa 1910. The sun begins to set over the town, and the night grows quiet and still. Kids are adjusting every last detail of their costumes in preparation for a night of Trick or Treating. While most families make their rounds through the well-known neighborhoods, a handful of kids break off from the group. In hopes to reveal the unspoken Greenville secret, they head to the abandoned mansion along the Reedy River. Only a few feet from the house, the kids start to feel the cool mist that accompanies the river. Right as they are ready to turn around and forget all about the house, one brave girl steps up to the door and rings the bell…

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After Dark: A Thriller Ballet

After Dark: A Thriller Ballet

Gunter Theatre
October 29th, Saturday
7pm Witching Hour of Cocktails
8pm Performance

Introducing After Dark: A Thriller Ballet a frightening and sensual Carolina Ballet Theatre production. Join us for the season’s most thrilling, dark and passionate dance performance.

The haunting story of After Dark begins on the anniversary of one of the South’s most gruesome crime of passion. Margaret was the beautiful and graceful wife of a wealthy railroad baron, but after years spent battling his infidelity, betrayal, and brutality, it all came crashing to an end. The sinister, but unsolved murders of Margaret and her husband left the town in turmoil and filled with questions. Their home may have been boarded up in 1916, but it never truly closed. The house took on a life of its own, filling with spirits seeking their revenge. Join us on the 100th anniversary of the murders as the spirits prepare for their return.

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker: Once Upon A Time in Greenville

The Peace Center
December 22nd, Thursday at 7pm
December 23rd, Friday at 1pm & 7pm

Guest Principles from New York City Ballet and Miami City Ballet will be joining CBT on the opening night!

Adapted from the classic holiday story from E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story the Nutcracker and The Mouse King, this reinvented version is choreographed by and under the artistic direction of Hernan Justo. This holiday classic is based on the original Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov ballet and its brought to life by the Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsy (1180-1893) musical composition.

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Jungle Book Ballet

Jungle Book Ballet

Gunter Theatre
March 4th, Saturday at 1:30pm & 5:30pm

Carolina Ballet Theatre presents, the Jungle Book Ballet, choreographed and directed by Hernan Justo. This classic tale, based on the short story collection by Rudyard Kipling is given a new and innovative twist, all with Greenville flair.

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