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Elvis Ballet | Columbia | Matinee

April 13 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tickets: $35-$60

South Carolina Ballet presents the world premiere of William Starrett’s “Elvis Ballet” on April 13th at the Koger Center for the Arts with two spectacular performances. Celebrating the musical legacy that is Elvis Presley, and bringing 30 of his greatest hits to life through dance, this multimedia event features works by 10 choreographers and live music by Chris Reed under the direction of Mark Rapp. Celebrating the king of Rock & Roll, don’t miss Elvis Ballet.

This mixed repertoire production promises to take audiences on a remarkable journey through the career of the iconic superstar. The ballet will feature seamless transitions between ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance styles, and successfully blend the grace and elegance of classical ballet with the energy and charisma of Presley’s music. South Carolina Ballet’s Artistic Director, William Starrett choreographed the majority of the ballet, collaborating with other choreographers for the balance of the production.

An electrifying live musical score, performed by Chris Reed and directed by Mark Rapp, includes some of Elvis’s greatest hits such as “Jailhouse Rock,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Love Me Tender,” and “Suspicious Minds,” among others. This will surely delight any Elvis fan! The music, combined with innovative choreography, aims to capture the essence of Elvis’s wildly popular live performances and showcase his enduring influence on popular culture.

Live music by
Rodney Foster & Company with…
Rodney Foster: Bass, Bandleader
Chris Reed: Vocals/Guitar
Brandon Stevens: Vocals
Evans McGill: Guitar
TJ McKie: Keys
Jarius Rich: Drums
Mark Rapp: MD, Trumpet


Ages 13+ Recommended
Parental Guidance Suggested


April 13
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Koger Center For The Arts
1051 Greene St
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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