2021-2022 Season

The Gwinnett Ballet Theatre is proud to announce their second season as a professional ballet company in Gwinnett County.

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre Presents: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Director’s Gala

Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 7:00pm

Join us as we launch our season with our biggest fundraising event! We invite you to wear your best avant garde formal attire inspired by our upcoming spring ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, for a night full of elegance, fundraising, and fun featuring fashion, food, spirits, auctions, and performances by Gwinnett Ballet Theatre and Sugarloaf Youth Ballet. You won’t want to miss this unforgettable start to our 2021-2022 Season!

A Sugarloaf Ballet Christmas

December 3, 2021

Join Gwinnett Ballet Theatre and the Sugarloaf Youth Ballet at their annual Christmas celebration at the Gas South Theater. This is a free performance as our gift back to the community, however, a ticket is required for entry. Tickets are available from the Sugarloaf Youth Ballet. A Sugarloaf Ballet Christmas begins with a baroque ensemble playing classical Christmas concertos and is followed by the Sugarloaf Youth Ballet’s presentation of The Nativity Ballet.

40th Anniversary Nutcracker

December 4-5, 10-12, and 17-19 (with live orchestra), 2021

This season, Gwinnett Ballet Theatre celebrates 40 years of sharing the Nutcracker with Gwinnett County. Join us in recognizing GBT’s legacy with this beautiful story ballet, complete with entrancing dancing, stunning sets, and colorful costumes. Magic abounds as Herr Drosselmeyer presents young Clara with a toy Nutcracker, setting imaginations ablaze when the toy come to life, accompanying Clara on a journey to the Land of Sweets!  The Nutcracker features a cast of over 100 professional and student dancers that captivates audiences of all ages. Don’t miss Gwinnett Ballet Theatre and Sugarloaf Youth Ballet’s special presentation of this holiday tradition!


February 3-5, 2022

Inspire is a concert dance celebration hosted by Gwinnett Ballet Theatre and Sugarloaf Youth Ballet, with a mission to promote the art of choreography through instruction, experience and example. This performance is packed with concert-style pieces in varying dance genres performed by local dance companies and choreographers and includes special recognition for young choreographers ages 13 to 19. Artistic Director, Lori Zamzow-Wire created the Inspire showcase as a special training exercise, designed to provide motivation and choreography experience to aspiring dancers and choreographers. Since its creation, Inspire has grown from a single classroom performance to a multi-studio production that displays choreography and movement from both upcoming choreographers and seasoned professionals in Gwinnett County and the Metro Atlanta area. You won’t want to miss this dynamic exhibition of both technical feats and artistic expression!

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

March 4-6, 2022

Join Gwinnett Ballet Theatre and Sugarloaf Youth Ballet in their first full-length production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This story ballet adaptation of the Shakespeare classic features enchanting music by Felix Mendelssohn, opulent sets, and colorful costumes to take us into a world of magic, mischief, and love.