October 6 – 7, 2017 · Zellerbach Theatre
Visionary choreographers unite with world-class dancers in Philadelphias premier contemporary company, BalletX. Known as a place of choreographic innovation" (The New Yorker), the troupe has received national recognition for its repertoire of 60-plus world premieres filled with athleticism, emotion and grace. Welcome BalletX for their Annenberg Center debut!
Program includes three company favorites:
- Big Ones by Trey McIntyre features a score of all Amy Winehouse music; The New York Times called the work funny, touching, poignant, stirring"
- Gran Partita by Jorma Elo is inspired by the visual style and lighting design of Orson Welles film-noir classic Touch of Evil
- Malsangre by Cayetano Soto features music by "The Queen of Latin Soul," La Lupe, and is an ode to the seekers, people and artists who don't meet society's expectations
- Friday, October 6 @ 8 PM
- Saturday, October 7 @ 2 PM
1: Gabriel Bienczycki
2-3: Bill Hebert
4: Alexander Iziliaev