Performances in 2022

Ballare Carmel
April 14th @ 6:30 p.m. 
Blue Fox Cellars
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There's no time like springtime! Carmel Dance Festival is thrilled to present Ballare Carmel in an intimate evening of exquisite dance, live music, wine, and charcuterie. The much-talked-about dance company will perform excerpts of IHSAN RUSTEM's "Just Don't End Up In The Pinecone, Honey," as well as a sneak peek at their newest piece by JAMES GREGG. Meet new company members and treat yourself to splendid live music by one of the most prolific violinists on the concert circuit, EDWIN HUIZINGA.


Tickets for this special event at Blue Fox Cellars are $100. Proceeds raised during the FUNdraiser will help support Ballare Carmel's efforts to premiere works complete with lighting, costume, and set design this fall. Seating is limited. Current county Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. 

FUNraiser Location:  5 Pilot Rd, Carmel Valley, CA

Past Performances

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PARA.MAR Dance Theatre | July 23-25

West Coast premiere of “kiss,” choreographed by Stephanie Martinez, and additional works by Lucas Crandall and Jennifer Archibald.

Ballare Carmel | September 18 

Debut of new work by Zurich-based choreographer IHSAN RUSTEM featuring world-class dancers. Purchase tickets now to Ballare Carmel’s much-anticipated launch party, Saturday, September 18. Act fast — seating is limited, and tickets are selling quickly.

Silent auction at 6:30 pm; doors open at 7:00 pm;  show begins at 7:30 pm

Wisdom Project    |   November 20

Carmel Dance Festival commissions Pina Bausch and Sasha Waltz muse Clementine Deluy to create a work on dance luminaries age 40 and better. The work will be seen one night only, on Saturday at 7:30 pm.  POSTPONED  DUE TO DELTA VARIANTS.   PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR NEW DATES.

Embodiology® Showcase     |   December   17

 Dr. S. Ama Wray's Embodiology® Immersion workshop  will culminate in a celebration of jazz music, improvisation,  and movement on Saturday, December 17th at 6:00 pm. This free  showcase presents a  chance to witness and experience human connection through live music and dance.