New York City Ballet’s Winter 2018 21st Century Choreographers program presents work by today’s preeminent ballet choreographers including Schumacher, Reisen, Preljocaj, and NYCB’s own resident choreographer Justin Peck.
21st Century Choreographers Ballets
The Wind Still Brings
Troy Schumacher’s third work for NYCB premiered in Fall 2017. It is set to music by William Walton.
18 year-old Gianna Reisen became the youngest choreographer of New York City Ballet repertory in Fall 2017. The work is set to music by Lukas Foss.
French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj’s second NYCB commission uses clever scenery and a haunting John Cage score to tell a story based on the Salem witch trials. It premiered in Fall 2013.
Year of the Rabbit
Peck’s second piece for NYCB is based on Peck’s Tales of a Chinese Zodiac (2010). It premiered in Fall 2012 to music by Sufjan Stevens, orchestrated by Michael P. Atkinson.
21st Century Choreographers Performances
Thursday, January 25 at 7:30 pm
Friday, January 26 at 8 pm
Wednesday, January 31 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 4 at 3 pm
21st Century Choreographers Tickets
Tickets are $30 – $185
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