Marigny Opera Ballet

Selcouth Liaison-2, 2014, Photo-Elena Ricci

Founded in 2014, the Marigny Opera Ballet is a professional contemporary ballet company based in the Marigny Opera House of New Orleans. Its award-winning inaugural 2014/2015 season included the works of three New Orleans-based choreographers, Donna Crump, Diogo de Lima and Maya Taylor. The Company performs to live music, frequently newly-commissioned works by local composers.

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Company Directors: Dave Hurlbert and Spencer Doyle

Rehearsal Director: Maya Taylor

Music Director: Francis Scully

Technical Directors: Leah Farrelly & Shawn Ramagos

Choreographers: Maya Taylor, Maritza Mercado-Narcisse, Nikki Hefko, Donna Crump, Trey Mauldwin, Anna Iosipiv, Kellis McSparrin Oldenburg, Gretchen Erickson, Diogo De Lima

Dancers: Trey Mauldwin, Anna Iosipiv, Kellis McSparrin Oldenburg, Gretchen Erickson, John Bozeman, Ashlie Russell

 

Season 2: 2015/2016: October 2, 2015 through May 15, 2016

Orfeo (premiere) October 2-4, 2015 – an original full-length work by Maya Taylor with a commissioned score by local composer Tucker Fuller. The ballet recounts the ancient Greek myth of Orfeo and Eurydice.

Christmas Concerto (premiere) December 10-13, 2015 – a full-length work to music of Arcangelo Corelli and George Frideric Handel. Choreographers: Maritza Mercado-Narcisse, Nikki Hefko and Donna Crump

Emerging Choreographers  March 18-20, 2016 – new works by Trey Mauldwin, Anna Iosipiv, Kellis McSparrin Oldenburg, and Gretchen Erickson

Program 4 – Mixed Repertory  May 13-15, 2016 – audience favorites from the Company’s inaugural season including Taylor’s Under A Glass Bell, De Lima’s Salterelle, Crump’s “Autumn” from The Four Seasons as well as a new work by Nikki Hefko.

 

Season Two of the Marigny Opera Ballet is made possible by the generous support of
Mignon Faget Ltd.
Arbor House Floral
Feelings Café

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The Marigny Opera House is a non-denominational, neighborhood church of the arts. It is supported by the Marigny Opera House Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
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