The annual series returns to the Aronoff Center’s intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater this fall


CINCINNATI. Celebrating its 13th year, The Kaplan New Work Series opens Cincinnati Ballet’s groundbreaking 2017-2018 Season September 14-24 at the Aronoff Center’s Jarson-Kaplan Theater. The series offers an up-close experience with a variety of exciting world premieres by today’s most innovative choreographers. This year’s program includes special guest Travis Wall, best known for his work on the hit TV show, So You Think You Can Dance, and brand new works from Heather Britt, Penny Saunders, and Johanna Bernstein Wilt. A solo piece choreographed by Victoria Morgan will also receive its regional premiere, danced to “Black Coffee” by k.d. Lang.




WHO:                  Cincinnati Ballet

World Premiere

Choreography: Heather Britt

Black Coffee

Choreography: Victoria Morgan

World Premiere

Choreography: Penny Saunders

World Premiere

Choreography: Travis Wall

World Premiere

Choreography: Johanna Bernstein Wilt


WHAT:  The Kaplan New Works Series


WHEN:                    September 14 –September 24


WHERE:                Aronoff Center for the Arts

650 Walnut Street

Cincinnati, Ohio  45202


HOW:                    Call 513.621.5282 or visit

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