The Charleston BalletPerformances & Events

Fall Performances

October 7–8, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Clay Center Maier Performance Hall


Sink your teeth into DRACULA: THE SEDUCTION! Back by bloodthirsty demand, this terrifying tale returns to Charleston bigger and bloodier than before on the Clay Center stage. Witness passion and peril unfold on stage as the Charleston Ballet and guest artists stalk the night as vampires, bats, gypsies, and ghouls. Goosebumps guaranteed!


You are cordially invited to DRACULA’S BALL!

Join the Charleston Ballet and American Red Cross Blood Services after the Saturday, October 8 performance for a blood-curdling good time at the Charleston Town Center Marriott from 8:45–11:00. Immerse yourself in the story while supporting two great local non-profits. Individual tickets are $100 and corporate tables begin at $1000. Grab your friends or your business team and stake the date! Order tickets online, or call the Charleston Ballet office at (304) 342-6541 for more information and tickets.

December Performances

December 9-10, 2022
Friday 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 2:00 p.m.
Clay Center Maier Performance Hall

The NUTCRACKER with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

What would the holiday season be without THE NUTCRACKER? We're glad to once again bring this classic tale to life with our friends of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Join Clara as she goes on a magical journey from her living room to the Land of the Sweets with the brave Nutcracker Prince, the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer, and the elegant Sugar Plum Fairy.

Spring Performances

March 24–25, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Charleston Coliseum Theater


Our season finale sets the stage with a mixed-bill full of excitement, new works, and live music. Accompanied by the Beo String Quartet, BOLD MOVES will delight audiences with a program of creative performances. Enhanced by these talented musicians, this experience will explore the richness of dance and the musical world. This varied program is the perfect way to wrap up 67 years of dancing in Charleston.