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Uniting in Movement

May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Costa Mesa, California

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Uniting in Movement

Uniting in Movement brings 18 ABT dancers together for safe collaboration and exhilarating performance. The new program was rehearsed in residence at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

La Follia Variations

Choreography by Lauren Lovette
Music by Francesco Geminiani
Arranged by Michi Wiancko
Performed by East Coast Chamber Orchestra
Costumes by Victor Glemaud
Lighting by Brad Fields

A virtuosic piece for eight dancers, La Follia Variations brims with a poetry, wit, nuance, and power.

Grand Pas Classique

Choreography by Victor Gsovsky
Music by Daniel-Francois Auber
Lighting by Brad Fields

Grand Pas Classique represents the epitome of classical purity and precision, allowing dancers to demonstrate their energy, endurance, and musicality through Victor Gsovsky’s brilliant and exacting choreography.

Swan Lake Act II pas de deux

Choreography by Kevin McKenzie
after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Costumes by Zack Brown
Lighting by Brad Fields

Running Time: 8 minutes

In this beloved pas de deux from Act II of the full-length ballet Swan Lake, Prince Siegfried falls in love with Odette, a beautiful princess who has been transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer.

Indestructible Light

Choreography by Darrell Grand Moultrie
Music by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Neal Hefti, Billy Strayhorn and Chuck Harmony
Costumes by Mark Eric
Lighting by Brad Fields

Having premiered digitally in November 2020, Indestructible Light has been reimagined for the stage.  Set to songs from Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Neal Hefti, Billy Strayhorn, and Chuck Harmony, this work is a celebration of American jazz.