Ballet San Antonio’s 2017-’18 season holds new and well-known work

April 7, 2017 - 6:00pm

Ballet San Antonio Artistic Director Willy Shives turned to a very special constiuency when he was deciding what to present in the 2017-’18 season. He talked to his dancers. “I asked them, ‘What ballets do you want to do?’” he said. “A lot of them talked about ‘Giselle,’ and I love ‘Giselle.’ Is San Antonio ready for it? They’d better be.” That’s because the classic piece will open the season. The dancers’ suggestions, as well as Shives’ desire to challenge them and audiences, helped guide his other selections for the season, too. Here’s what made the final cut for the lineup, which will be presented at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts:

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