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New York City Ballet presents their ‘HERE/NOW’ Series No. 5 at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

https://www.nycballet.com/

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

New work abounds in encore performances of season premieres from Principal Lauren Lovette, Corps Member Peter Walker, and Alexei Ratmansky, accompanied by the return of Peter Martins’ fleet-footed game of cards and Christopher Wheeldon’s touching pas de deux.

Jeu de Cartes
Music by: Igor Stravinsky
Choreography by: Peter Martins
With a poker table backdrop for dancers dressed as playing cards, the whimsical Jeu de Cartes pairs fleet-footed choreography with Stravinsky’s boisterous and wildly rhythmic score.

After the Rain Pas de Deux
Music by: Arvo Pärt
Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon
Full of heartfelt emotion, this simple yet stirring pas de deux leaves audiences in silent awe.

New Lovette (World Premiere)
Music by: Robert Schumann
Choreography by: Lauren Lovette
NYCB’s newest female principal, Lauren Lovette takes on a new role in the rehearsal studio, choreographing her first work for the Company.

New Walker (World Premiere)
Music by: Thomas Kikta
Choreography by: Peter Walker
Corps de Ballet Member Peter Walker has caught the attention of dance enthusiasts for years in social media videos featuring his fellow dancers, and now he brings his choreographic talents from the screen to the stage.

New Ratmansky
Choreography by: Alexei Ratmansky
Critics have acclaimed Alexei Ratmansky’s NYCB works as resounding hits and in Spring 2017 he’ll be inspired again by the Company’s versatile dancers.

— nycballet


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