Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructors: [Independent Producer]

Event Information

Premieres Oct 21 & 26 at 7:30pm
On demand through Nov 1

City Center's first-ever digital Fall for Dance Festival features:

In their first and probably only performance together, New York City Ballet's Mearns joins American Ballet Theatre's Hallberg for a world premiere commission duet by Christopher Wheeldon. Pollack, Ashley Bouder, and Tiler Peck perform excerpts from George Balanchine's Who Cares? to George Gershwin's exuberant tunes. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's first Resident Choreographer, Roberts, explores his identity as a Black man in a self-choreographed world premiere commission solo. And Ballet Hispanico's dancers take on the electric, mambo-driven New York premiere of excerpts from 18+1 celebrating Gustavo Ramirez Sansano's 19 years as a choreographer.

A Preview of the Rehearsal Process: https://youtu.be/cX7RL5mwu5I

Program 1, Oct 21, 7:30pm:

. Solo piece from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's first Resident Choreographer Jamar Roberts titled Morani/Mungu (Black Warrior/Black God)
. Duet by Christopher Wheeldon called The Two of Us for NYC Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns and American Ballet Theatre principal David Hallberg
. Ballet Hispanico excerpts from 18+1, an electric, mambo-driven piece
. Martha Graham Dance Company's Natasha M. Diamond-Walker performs Lamentation, one of the Company's quintessential solos

Program 2, Oct 26, 7:30pm:
. Tap artist Dormeshia performs Lady Swings the Blues
. Calvin Royal III, principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, in a world premiere commission solo
. Lar Lubovitch Dance Company w/guests Joseph Gordon and Adrian Danchig-Waring perform the male duet from Concerto Six Twenty-Two
. Ashley Bouder, Tiler Peck, and Brittany Pollack perform excerpts from George Balanchine's Who Cares?

$15 digital access per program

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