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