Tuesday, September 10, 2019

VISIT AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET’S SEASON OPENER IN THEIR NEW HOME, NBPAC

American Repertory Ballet is proud to announce that their new home, the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC), is now open!

NEW HEIGHTS

WHEN: September 20-22
WHERE:
New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, Livingston Ave., New Brunswick
TICKETS

Featuring works by:

Septime Webre
Ethan Stiefel
Riccardo De Nigris
Paul Taylor

Revel in these breathtaking works that exemplify the versatility and athleticism of American Repertory Ballet dancers.

Airs
Music | G.F. Handel
Choreography | Paul Taylor

An encore performance of Paul Taylor's masterpiece, Airs.

One of the most accomplished artists this nation ever produced, Paul Taylor helped shape and define America's homegrown art of modern dance from the earliest days of his career as a choreographer in 1954 until his death in 2018.

Overture  
Music | Ludwig van Beethoven
Choreography | Ethan Stiefel

According to dancer writer Wendy Perron, "You wouldn't think Beethoven could be funny, but Ethan Stiefel made so." Another fan raved, "Overture is a pleasure to watch...and to hear." One of the world's most acclaimed dancers, Ethan Stiefel is a former Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and former Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet.

Beyond the Normal 
Music | Massimo Margaria
Choreography | Riccardo De Nigris

A world premiere created especially for ARB's opening performance at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. De Nigris is currently the house choreographer and Soloist with Germany's Ballet Augsburg.

Fluctuating Hemlines 
Music | Robert (Tigger) Benford
Choreography | Septime Webre

Set to a percussion score, Septime Webre's Fluctuating Hemlines is a piece that examines social constraints inspired by Camille Paglia's book of the same title. Prior to his current position as Artistic Director of Hong Kong Ballet, Septime Webre was Artistic Director of the Washington Ballet (1999-2016) and American Repertory Ballet (1993-1999).

Purchase tickets HERE or call (732) 745-8000