Staatsballett Berlin writes on Facebook:
Our new video introductions give you a brief overview of the production and its peculiarities. You get background knowledge which will help you in preparing for the #performance and draws your attention to the key moments of the ballet evening. We start with “Duato | Kylián” and hope you enjoy our new video format! Your next chance to see the triple bill on stage is already tonight and there are seven more shows in the season. Get tickets here.
For his 10th ballet for NYCB, Justin Peck tackles his most ambitious work to date – The Most Incredible Thing. Featuring a cast of more than 60, Peck collaborates with composer Bryce Dessner (The National) and contemporary artist Marcel Dzama to bring Hans Christian Andersen’s dark 1870 fairy tale to the stage.
A young promising ballerina’s life is turned upside down as she is diagnosed with a brain tumor. Holly Firfer has her story.
State-of-the-art facilities and techniques used by Premier League footballers ensure that Royal Ballet dancers have long and successful careers. Find out more at http://www.roh.org.uk
The Washington Ballet Company Premiere
Rounding out the diverse program is a World Premiere choreographed by Edwaard Liang and set to sections of music composed by Gabriel Gaffney Smith, intermixed with selections from rock legend David Bowie.
Edwaard Liang explores the consummate musical enigma, David Bowie, and his ongoing reinvention of his iconic persona as folksinger, androgyne, alien, art-rocker and the Thin White Duke, among others. This fifth TWB commission with Liang promises daring choreography set to sections of music composed by Gabriel Gaffney Smith, intermixed with selections from rock legend David Bowie.
Music: David Bowie, Gabriel Gaffney Smith
Choreography: Edwaard Liang
Read more about the performance here.
Ballett Kiel trailer for the 2014/2015 performances. Re-premiere February 3, 2016. Read more about the performances here.
[via Saya Komine]