Charleston Ballet didn’t see itself as going it alone, just going forward as much as it can, as long as it can.
The ballet recently announced plans for its 2020-2021 season, “Stand Up and Dance,” which includes “Bit(e)s and Pieces” Oct. 16 and 17 and “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 11 and 12.
Both shows will be at the Municipal Auditorium.
“I’m going to keep going until it turns out that I can’t,” said Kim Pauley, the ballet’s artistic director.
Charleston Ballet will again be teaming up with Columbia Classical Ballet from South Carolina but will be presenting “The Nutcracker” without the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, which canceled the first half of its season last week due to concerns about COVID-19.
The ballet will use recorded music, which isn’t unusual for most shows, and Pauley said the auditorium offers plenty of space for patrons to spread out and…