The Future of Dance
The first in this two-part series celebrating the most formidable choreographers of our century. The series encompasses those who helped bring ballet into the 21st century to those who work to push its boundaries even further. Program One features the works of three leading choreographer's Alexei Ratmansky, Mauro Bigonzetti and Justin Peck.
Pictures as an Exhibition - Choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky
Inspired by the water colors of Wassily Kandinsky a group of ten dancers display their athleticism in a series of intricate works which show a range of emotions, from the joyful and wild to the morose and soulful.
Oltremare - Choreographed by Mauro Bigonzetti
In this dramatic and moving piece Bigonzetti the explores the immigrant experience. Infused with highly gymnastic sequences, Bigonzetti displays the precariousness and adrenaline-infused anticipation of journeying to a new land.
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - Choreographed by Justin Peck
Using Aaron Copland's iconic score, Four Dance Episodes brings a new perspective to dance, especially that of the male dancer. Placing one woman in amongst 15 men Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes brings a fresh adventure to the stage.