Artistic and executive director Cassandra Crowley recently announced the Canton Ballet's 2016-17 season.

All performances will be presented at the Palace Theatre at 605 Market Avenue N. in Canton. Series subscriptions and individual production tickets are available online at or by calling 330-455-7220.

Director's Choice will open the new season Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The mixed program of classical ballet, contemporary ballet and modern dance will offer creative and challenging new works by resident and guest choreographers as well as familiar favorites from repertoire.

Performances of Tchaikovsky's holiday masterpiece "The Nutcracker" will be Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 10, at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m.

Canton Ballet's spring offering will be its full length family favorite "Snow White" on March 12 and 13 at 2 p.m. This enchanting fantasy with every child's favorite characters is choreographed by resident choreographer Angelo Lemmo. Snow White is sponsored by Sharon and William Luntz.

For more information or to receive a subscription brochure call or visit the Canton Ballet office Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. The ballet office is in the west wing of the Cultural Center for the Arts at 1001 Market Avenue N. in Canton. Use the Cleveland Avenue entrance.