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Fall Gala

October 27, 2022 at 6:30 pm

David H. Koch Theater
New York, New York

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Fall Gala

Lifted World Premiere

Choreography by Christopher Rudd
Music by Carlos Simon
Intimacy Direction by Sarah Lozoff
Dramaturgy by Phaedra Scott
Costumes by Carly Cushnie
Costume Design Supervision by Caitlin Rain
Scenic Design Supervision by Camellia Koo
Lighting by Alan C. Edwards

This ground-breaking World Premiere by Christopher Rudd, created on an all-Black cast of ABT dancers, aims to highlight, amplify, and celebrate Black creative voices. Set to music from Carlos Simon, with costumes by Carly Cushnie, Lifted will inspire, captivate, and mesmerize audiences.


Choreography by Jiří Kylián
Music by Leoš Janáček
Scenery and Costumes by Walter Nobbe
Lighting by Kees Tjebbes
Staged by Roslyn Anderson and Glenn Edgerton

Fiercely inventive, choreographer Jiří Kylián achieved his international breakthrough with Sinfonietta  – an exuberant paean to Mother Earth. Brace yourself as the life cycle is affirmed with eruptions of running jumps, and breathtaking turns to the stirring trumpet calls of Leoš Janáček’s high-spirited score.