Dracula

  • Date: Feb 10 - Feb 12, 2023
  • Venue: Benedum Center

Artist: Lucius KirstChoreography: Michael Pink | Music: Philip Feeney 

Fall under the spell of one of literature’s most entrancing characters in this theatrical production of Dracula. Michael Pink’s masterful storytelling shines in the choreography as each movement progresses the plot forward in this spine-chilling dance drama. Exquisite costumes, resplendent scenery and a dramatic score will immerse audiences in this edge-of-your-seat gothic tale of bloodlust and suspense that exhilarates novice ballet-goers and aficionados alike. Be sure to reserve your seats quickly — this production is an international success that sells out wherever it goes!

Recommended for audiences ages 14 and older.

Artist: Lucius Kirst | Photo: Duane Rieder

Performance Times

  • Friday, February 10, 2023 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 11, 2023 – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 11, 2023 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 12, 2023 – 2 p.m.

Theater Programs

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Choreographer and Milwaukee Ballet Artistic Director Michael Pink* joins us for two programs to preview the ballet. Don’t miss the chance to hear about Dracula’s enthralling choreography and storytelling:

Virtual Preview  |   Thurs., Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m.  |  On Facebook Live  – Tune in for a short video from PBT studios featuring an interview with Michael Pink and a brief rehearsal with PBT Principal Dancers Lucius Kirst (Dracula) and Hannah Carter (Mina).

Director’s Cut Opening Night Preview |   Friday, Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m.  | Mezzanine level, Benedum Center. Seating is limited, register here!

Hannah CarterArtist Q & A |   Friday, Feb. 10  |  after the performance

PBT Principal Artist Hannah Carter (portraying Mina in tonight’s performance) takes your questions after the show. No registration necessary.

 

 

Performance Preview  |   Saturday, Feb. 11  |  6:30 p.m. 

An introduction to the production with PBT Répétiteur Marianna Tcherkassky. This program is in the theater; no registration necessary.

 

 

 

Curtain Up!  |   Sunday, Feb. 12  |  1 p.m. 

Watch the last few minutes of company class on stage and get a quick overview of the ballet. This program is in the theater; no registration necessary.

Audio-described Performance |   Sunday, Feb. 12  |  2 p.m.

Live narration of the performance for those with blindness or vision impairment, or for anyone who’d like to listen! No registration necessary.

*Photo courtesy Milwaukee Ballet


PBT Connects programs presented in partnership with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

More Info

The Dracula score, by Philip Feeney, envelopes the audience in an atmosphere of dread and terror. Click the arrow on this playlist to listen to previews of each scene. If you have a Spotify account, log into it on your device and click on the title of the playlist – you’ll be able to listen to the entire score on PBT Education Department’s Spotify account.