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The Nutcracker

A holiday tradition:

This year’s production of Nutcracker will feature an amazing cast of international dance stars.

They include:

  • Sara Mearns, principal dancer, New York City Ballet
  • Jared Angle, principal dancer, New York City Ballet
  • Margaret Severin-Hansen, principal dancer, Carolina Ballet
  • Gabor Kapin, principal dancer, The Royal Ballet of Flanders
  • Joaquin De Luz, principal dancer, New York City Ballet
  • Amar Ramasar, principal dancer, New York City Ballet
  • Ashley Larecey, principal dancer, New York City Ballet
  • Timour Bourtasenkov, Carolina Ballet
  • Steven Heathcote, The Australian Ballet

Accompanied by the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

Performance dates:
Fri. Dec. 19, 7:30pm
Sat. Dec. 20, 7:30pm
Sun. Dec. 21, 2:00pm
Blaisdell Concert Hall

Tickets by phone: 800-745-3000 at the Blaisdell Box Office or online at ticketmaster.com

VIP dinner package at STAGE Restaurant
Friday, Dec. 19 and Saturday, Dec. 20.
Includes dinner, reserved parking, VIP seating
Call 521-8600 for more information




Guest Artist Sponsor:  

NUTCRACKER Production Sponsors:  

David and Carolyn Wilson, Rustan and Charlene Tongg



Ballet Hawaii presents
Stars of American Ballet

Starring Principal Dancers from New York City Ballet

Saturday 25 OCT - 7:30pm
Hawaii Theatre

Charge by Phone 528-0506
Buy Online at
In Person: Hawaii Theatre Box Office



Restaurant EPIC

Includes VIP Ticket and Reserved Parking
Call 521-8600 for Reservationss




TOUR SUPPORT: Performing Arts Presenters of Hawaii

Click here to download the flyer pdf

Ballet Hawaii presents

Peter Pan

Friday August 8 at 7:30pm,

Saturday, August 9 at 7:30pm,

Sunday August 10 at 2:00pm

Blaisdell Concert Hall.

Photo by Peter Mueller

Choreographed by The Washington Ballet’s Septime Webre with music by Carmen DeLeone, Peter Pan is
Fun for the Entire Family.

Ballet Hawaii presents a full production of Peter Pan, featuring choreography by Septime Webre, artistic director of The Washington Ballet, for three performances only on Friday, August 8 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, August 9 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, August 10 at 2:00 pm at Honolulu's Blaisdell Concert Hall. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased via the Blaisdell Center: http://www.blaisdellcenter.com/ai1ec_event/peter-pan-2/?instance_id=



Take a high-flying adventure to Neverland with Septime Webre's dazzling Peter Pan! A swashbuckling coming of age tale that pits Peter and the Lost Boys against Captain Hook and his outrageous band of pirates, this whimsical adventure is told through vibrant dance. Peter Pan is a story about growing up that never seems to grow old. Returning to dance in the Ballet Hawaii shows are Luis R. Torres, Maki Onuki, Morgann Rose, Jonathan Jordan, and Derek Daniels, Stars of American Ballet among many others.


Peter Pan, danced by Jonathan Jordan,
principal dancer The Washington Ballet

Wendy Darling, danced by MakiOnuki,
principal dancer The Washington Ballet

Princess Tiger Lily,danced by SonaKharatian,
 principal dancer The Washington Ballet

Tinkerbell, danced by Margaret Severin-Hansen,
 principal dancer Carolina Ballet

Captain Hook, danced by LuisTorres,
principal dancer The Washington Ballet

Crocodile, danced by Derek Daniels,
Hawaii All Star.

Casting subject to change


Season Sponsors:


Production Sponsors         Mayor's Office for Culture & the Arts

For tickets please click below

To learn more about this visionary Company visit RastaThomas' Bad Boys website.

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The Nutcracker

A holiday tradition:

This year’s production of Nutcracker will be aglow with international stars. They include:

  • Megan Fairchild, principal dancer, New York City Ballet

  • Joaquin De Luz, principal dancer, New York City Ballet

  • Sterling Hyltin, principal dancer, New York City Ballet

  • Andrew Veyette, principal dancer, New York City Ballet

  • Steven Heathcote, former principal dancer, The Australia Ballet

  • Lilyan Vigo Elis, founding member, Carolina Ballet

  • Rick Hoffman, Star of USA Network’s hit series “Suits”

  • Amanda Schull, Hawaii’s own ballet star (“Center Stage” and “Mao’s Last Dancer”), formerly with San Francisco ballet and now appearing in films and television

  • Timour Bourtasenkov, founding member and former principal dancer, Carolina Ballet, and artistic director of Carolina Performing Arts Center

  • Amar Ramasar, principal dancer – New York City Ballet

  • John Selya, Broadway star and member of Twyla Tharp Dance

Celebrate the return of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

Performance dates:
Fri. Dec. 20, 7:30pm
Sat. Dec. 21, 7:30pm
Sun. Dec. 22, 2:00pm
Blaisdell Concert Hall

Tickets by phone: 800-745-3000 at the Blaisdell Box Office
or online at ticketmaster.com

Chef Chai VIP dinner package available Friday Dec. 20 and
Saturday, Dec. 21. Dinner includes VIP ticket.
Dining at Chef Chai's, Performance Parking:
Call for Reservations and more details: 521-8600


Season Sponsors:                      

Guest Artist Sponsor:  


NUTCRACKER Production Sponsors:  



Ballet Hawaii presents


Friday August 9 at 7:30pm,
Saturday, August 10 at 7:30pm,
Sunday August 11 at 2:00pm,
Blaisdell Concert Hall.

Click below to view Cinderella Casting

Ballet Hawaii in collaboration with the Washington Ballet presents Cinderella on Fri. Aug. 09, Sat Aug. 10 and Sun Aug 11. Storytelling at its finest! Septime Webre’s Cinderella combines magnificent beauty, ravishing costumes and Prokofiev’s ultra-lush score to retell this popular romance. Cinderella has it all—magic pumpkins, evil comical stepsisters and a fairy-tale that will sweep you off your feet.

Sponsored by Starwood Resorts and Hotels Waikiki, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Horizon Lines, and the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

Tickets are $35 to $99
and are on sale now at the Blaisdell box office,
by phone at 1 800 745 3000, or online at


Ballet Hawaii has reserved a large section of tickets for a Cinderella Tea and a Friday night dinner package. 

Sunday afternoon on August 4th the week before the performance, join us at the Cinderella Royal Tea at Mariposa restaurant in Neiman Marcus which includes tea service, VIP performance seating and parking at the Blaisdell on your selected performance date.

Cinderella is being produced in collaboration with The Washington Ballet featuring Septime Webre’s choreography (Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland). Incredible sets and costumes will fill the stage while dancers from The Washington Ballet and other companies perform with our talented students.

The Opening Night Dinner will be at 5:30 pm August 9th at Chef Chai’s new restaurant, which is across from the Blaisdell Arena. This package includes fixed menu dinner, VIP performance ticket to Friday night and reserved parking at the Blaisdell.

For more information and reservations, contact Judy at 521-8600.

Cinderella Production Sponsors:            



The Nutcracker

A holiday tradition:

Starring guest artists from New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and Carolina Ballet.

Performance dates: Nov. 9-11, 2012
Blaisdell Concert Hall

Tickets by phone: 800-745-3000 at the Blaisdell Box Office
or online at


VIP dinner package available.
 Call for Reservations:

Photo by Joe Marquez

2012 - 2013 Sponsors:

Season Sponsors:

Nutcracker Production Sponsors:                                                               

Hawaii Premiere- Alice in Wonderland

August 11, 12, 2012

Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall

"It's going to be a wild ride... Precocious little Alice will lead us on a raucous journey where things are not always what they seem." ~Septime Webre

 Neal Blaisdell Box Office,
Ticketmaster 800 745 3000, or ticketmaster link

Performance Dates and Times
Saturday, August 11 at 7:00 PM
Sunday, Auguat 12 at 2:00 PM

Make your reservations for the Mad Hatter Tea Party
Call 521-8600 and ask for Judy or Gerry.

In collaboration with The Washington Ballet, never before have so many forces been combined to create a new ballet. From the revolutionary vision of Washington Ballet’s Septime Webre, designer Liz Vandal (Cirque du Soleil's OVO), and composer Matthew Pierce comes a spectacularly reimagined take on Lewis Carroll’s classic story! Enter the magical world of Alice’s adventures, splendidly costumed, and gloriously danced…an unforgettable journey down the rabbit hole and the season’s grandest production!

Choreography – Septime Webre
Design – Liz Vandal
Music – Matthew Pierce
Scenic Designer – James Kronzer
Lighting Designer – Clifton Taylor

Casting - Washington Ballet Dancers TBA
Dancers from Ballet Hawaii’s Summer Intensive TBA

Photographs courtesy of The Washington Ballet
photographer: Steve Vaccariello

See our YouTube video:

Alice is Maki Onuki
The Queen is Sona Kharatian
The Mad Hatter is Jared Nelson
The Card is Emily Ellis
The White Rabbit is Jonathan Jordan
Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum are
Corey Landolt and Dylan Ward

Alice in Wonderland Production Sponsors:



Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance

Hawaii Theatre Center
Saturday February 18, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Bad Boys of Dance is a fresh, new dance company comprised of the most talented and versatile young dancers in the world today. BBD's mission is to push the boundaries of male dancing and deliver the most exciting dance shows in the world.

Rasta Thomas Bad Boys of Dance - http://www.rastathomas.com/

Martha Graham Dance Company

Hawaii Theatre Center
Saturday February 4, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Martha Graham Dance Company, based in New York, is a leader in contemporary dance. This company has received acclaim from audiences in more than 50 countries.

Purchase tickes: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=21640


Martha Graham website:

Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance  & Martha Graham Dance Company Production Sponsors:  

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