First State Ballet Theatre

Delaware's Professional Ballet Company and School

2018 OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Help us kick off our season at Wilmington’s historic Grand Opera House!

Meet company dancers and faculty, observe classes, and more!

-Classes for ages 4 and up

-Open Classes for Teens and Adults

-Boys Scholarships Program!

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2018-2019 Season

FIRST STATE BALLET THEATRE IS A PART OF THE MY CHOICE SERIES!

Buy 3, 4, or 5 performances, save $3.00 off each ticket

Buy all 5 FSBT performances and add a GOH performance save $5.00 off each ticket

As a subscriber you receive ticket exchange privileges, cumulative discounts on subsequent performances, dining discounts, free parking, lost ticket insurance with only a one time service fee!

Order your tickets today: Call 1-800-652-5577 or 1-800-37-GRAND

 

CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY BALLET HIGHLIGHTS
Freeman Stage

36097 Sand Cove Road
Selbyville, Del.
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Info at 302-436-3015 or www.freemanstage.org


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DON QUIXOTE

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7 p.m. 
Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $30 - $50
The Baby Grand Theater
818 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Based on Miguel de Cervantes’ charming tale of romance, this classic ballet features the misadventures of Don Quixote and his devoted squire, Sancho Panza. Join them as they set out on a new quest to find the beautiful Dulcinea only to be caught up between the budding romance of spirited Kitri and mischievous Basilio. A wonderfully entertaining ballet full of chivalry and humor, that is perfect for all audiences! (Length: 2 hours 30 minutes including 2 intermissions)

 


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 UP FRONT WITH FSBT

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $30 - $50
The Baby Grand Theater Studio 1
818 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

 Up Front, one of our most popular events of the season. Performed in Studio 1 at the Baby Grand, Up Front gives audiences the chance to experience the dancing in an intimate setting. The program includes highlights from the classical repertoire and new contemporary work. Join FSBT dancers after the performance for a reception in our studios!


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THE NUTCRACKER

Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2 p.m. 
Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 7 p.m. 
Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. 
Tickets: $14.99 - $50
The Grand Opera House Copeland Hall
818 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Join Delaware’s ballet company for Wilmington’s favorite holiday tradition! Experience the magical journey through the land of sweets in FSBT’s lavish production of The Nutcracker on the main stage on December 21 - 23 at The Grand Opera House. (Length: 1 hours 45 minutes Intermissions: 1)

 


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COPPÉLIA

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 7 p.m. 
Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $30 - $50
The Baby Grand Theater
818 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801


Coppélia, a comedic ballet, is the story of a clever young girl named Swanhilda, her fiancé Franz, the beautiful mechanical doll Coppélia, and an eccentric toymaker, Dr. Coppelius, who dreams of making a doll come to life. 
A delightful tale the whole family can enjoy!  (Length: 2 hours including 2 intermissions)

 

 

 


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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7 p.m. 
Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $30 - $50
The Baby Grand Theater
818 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

The beloved story of the beautiful Princess Aurora is a classic. The Sleeping Beauty is one of the grandest ballets ever created, an enchanting experience for all the family.

 


** Tickets for all Grand Opera House performances at Copeland Hall are  $14.99 to $50.00, students and seniors receive $3.00 off per ticket. Special discounts for groups of 10 more. Discounts not available online. Tickets sold through the  Grand: 1-800-37-GRAND
www.ticketsatthegrand.org

*** Tickets for all Grand Opera House performances at the Baby Grand are $30.00 to $50.00, students and seniors receive $3.00 off per ticket. Special discounts for groups of 10 or more.  Discounts not available online. Tickets sold through the Grand: 1-800-37-GRAND
www.ticketsatthegrand.org

****Up Front tickets will be $45.00 for adults and $25.00 for students 18 and under. Discounts not available online. Tickets sold through the Grand: 1-800-37-GRAND
www.ticketsatthegrand.org