AC Ballet will premier ‘Carmina Burana’ Feb. 25, 2023.

The Atlantic City Ballet is celebrating 40 years of dance with a full schedule of performances this season. The season kicks off in Oct. with Artistic Director Phyllis Papa’s, international hit, “Dracula” at Caesars Circus Maximus Theater.

The company will continue their residency at Caesars from Oct. through April performing their most acclaimed ballets.

In February, Papa will premier her newest ballet, “Carmina Burana.”

The company will also be performing Stockton PAC in Galloway Township, STAC in Stafford Township and at The Strand in Lakewood. The company has also added a new venue during the holiday season at The Showboat Hotel and Casino, which will host  four performances of “It’s A Shore Holiday.”

It’s a Shore Holiday

Founded in 1982 by international ballerina Phyllis Papa, the Atlantic City Ballet is comprised of professional dancers from around the world. Although their home base is in Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, the ballet has performed in theaters all along the east coast and across the country. Since its inception, the Atlantic City Ballet has served as one of the cultural treasures of New Jersey and continues a tradition of dance excellence for future generations of ballet audiences.

Caesars performance tickets go on sale Oct. 3. All other performances on sale now.

Circus Maximus Theater Caesars Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, NJ

  • Sat. Oct. 29, 7 p.m. – Dracula
  • Sat. Nov. 26 7 p.m. –  It’s A Shore Holiday
  • Sat. Dec.17, 7 p.m. – The Nutcracker
  • Sat. Feb 25, 2023, 7 p.m. – Carmina Burana
  • Sun. March 26, 2023, 5 p.m. – Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Sat. April 15, 2023, 7 p.m. – Carmen

The Strand Theater -Lakewood

  • Sat. Oct. 22, 7 p.m. – Dracula
  • Sun. Dec. 18, 7 p.m. – The Nutcracker

Stockton PAC Galloway Township

  • Fri. Dec. 9, 7 p.m. – The Nutcracker
  • Sat. Dec. 10, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. –  The Nutcracker

Stafford Township Arts Center (STAC) Manahawkin

  • Sun. Nov. 27, 3 p.m. – It’s A Shore Holiday

Showboat Hotel & Casino The Bourbon Room Atlantic City

  • Wed. Dec. 21, 7 p.m. – It’s A Shore Holiday
  • Thur. Dec. 22, 7 p.m. – It’s A Shore Holiday
  • Tues. Dec. 27, 7 p.m. – It’s A Shore Holiday
  • Wed. Dec. 28, 7 p.m. – It’s A Shore Holiday

Tickets for All Performances can be purchased at


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