2021-2022 Season

Ballet On Demand – “Why Our Walls”   An Original Dance Film


Come join us to support Charleston’s Professional Ballet Company and witness the power that makes up this talented group of artist. This “studio to stage” documentary highlights our unique way of creating and the incredible atmosphere that the company and school share. You will get an in depth look at what makes this ballet company tick, as we stage our collaborative work “Why Our Walls” specifically for film.

Video On Demand Available Now

French Twist


Palmetto City Ballet’s season opener debuts an exciting evening of original choreography, transporting you to a vintage European jazz lounge. Experience the plight of an emerging lounge performer and see how a Twist of fate can make or break a star on the rise. The stylized choreography by Artistic Director and choreographer Jonathan Tabbert melds with renowned French jazz composer Claude Bolling, to offer a tantalizing taste of Parisian night life.

October 22-23, 2021

Snow Queen


Described by the Charleston City Paper as the “Alt-Nutcracker”, Palmetto City Ballet’s production of “The Snow Queen” returns just in time to celebrate the holiday season! Based on the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, “The Snow Queen” follows the beautiful young Gerda on her journey to rescue her true love Kai from the Snow Queen’s ice palace filled with mischievous goblins and dancing snowflakes. With the help of a friendly and energetic Blackbird, Gerda meets the Spring Sorceress and her garden of magical flowers, the Summer Princess and her court of palace maidens, and the Autumn Gypsy Queen’s band of thieves. This whimsical production is brought to life with choreography by PCB artistic director, Jonathan Tabbert. The talented professional dancers of Palmetto City Ballet are joined by over 60 hand-picked young dancers from the Charleston community, with an original arranged score. Along with lavish stage designs, this production will delight all of your senses, and is sure to be a hit for the whole family! If your child was a fan of Frozen they will love the Snow Queen. 

December 18-19, 2021



This performance is based on the original Brothers Grimm fairy tale and will also feature the original ballet score by Sergei Prokofiev. Join Cinderella as she endures a wonderous journey to discover that love can become magic, and magic can find true love. This whimsical and heart warming production is brought to life with expressively exquisite choreography by SC Arts Commission’s 2017 Fellowship winner, Jonathan Tabbert. The talented professional dancers of Palmetto City Ballet are joined by over 80 hand-picked young dancers from the greater Charleston community. This production will delight all your senses and is sure to be a hit for the whole family!

March 5-6, 2022