- Date: Feb 10 - Feb 12, 2023
- Venue: Benedum Center
Choreography: 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
- 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.
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You can also find background on the choreography, costumes and more in our Audience Guide.
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 | Watch the recording of this program via a link on YouTube – 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!
Artist Q & A | Friday, Feb. 10 | after the performance
PBT Soloists Diana Yohe and Corey Bourbonniere take 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 and Principal Artist Lucius Kirst. 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 with Principal Artist Lucius Kirst. 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.
Check out our Audience Guide for background on the choreography, costumes and more.
Listen to the score on Spotify!
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.