First State Ballet Theatre

Delaware's Professional Ballet Company

First State Ballet Theatre, Delaware’s professional ballet company, presents full length ballets and mixed-repertory programs throughout the state, commissions new choreography from internationally renowned choreographers, offers performing opportunities to aspiring dancers, and educates the Delaware dance audience of the future.

Headquartered in Wilmington's beautiful and historic Grand Opera House, First State Ballet Theatre performs under the artistic direction of Kirov-trained Pasha Kambalov.

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Program Cast List

Paquita Pas de Trois
Music Ludwig Minkus
Choreography Marius Petipa 
JAMIE MEYER   EDWARD PERSONDEK    ANGELA ZIELEN

Adagio from Carmen
Music Rodion Shchedrin
Staged by Pasha Kambalov
AUBREY CLEMENS   JUSTIN ESTELLE

Variation from The Sleeping Beauty
Music Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography Marius Petipa
ETHAN HUNTER RAYSOR

Pas de Trois from La Bayadère
Music Ludwig Minkus
Choreography Marius Petipa
HANNAH EPSTEIN   ABIGAIL KASTEN   MOLLY ROONEY  

Variation from Talisman
Music Riccardo Drigo
Choreography Marius Petipa
MARY KATE REYNOLDS

 

Pas d’ Esclave from Le Corsaire
Music Adolphe Adam
Choreography Marius Petipa
EMILY SHENAUT   ALEX BUCKNER 

The Ocean & Pearls from The Little Humpbacked Horse
Music Cesare Pugni
Choreography Marius Petipa
RIE AOKI   LEONID GOYKHMAN   ANDREA OLAZAGASTI

Carnival in Venice
Music Cesare Pugni
Choreography Marius Petipa
LAUREN FRERE   JAKE NOWICKI

JOHN BREWER   HANNAH EPSTEIN   JUSTIN ESTELLE   COURTNEY HURD   JAMIE MEYER    EDWARD PERSONDEK   ETHAN HUNTER RAYSOR MOLLY ROONEY