Wonder what’s going on in ballet this week? We’ve rounded up some highlights. National Ballet of Canada Presents Crystal Pite Premiere, and Bids Farewell to Principal Greta Hodgkinson A world premiere by Crystal Pite highlights National Ballet of Canada’s February 29-March 7 program. Pite’s Angels’ Atlas joins Wayne McGregor’s Chroma and Sir Frederick Ashton’s Marguerite […]
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Onstage This Week: Justin Peck and Pam Tanowitz World Premieres at NYCB, Canadian Premiere of Septime Webre's "Wizard of Oz," And More!
Wonder what’s going on in ballet this week? We’ve rounded up some highlights. NYCB’s Spring Gala Features World Premieres by Justin Peck and Pam Tanowitz New York City Ballet’s spring season continues this week with two world premieres, presented as part of the company’s annual spring gala on May 2. The first, by Justin Peck, […]
Onstage This Week: Justin Peck World Premiere at Houston Ballet, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet in NYC, and More!
Wonder what’s going on in ballet this week? We’ve rounded up some highlights. Justin Peck Creates a World Premiere for Houston Ballet Houston Ballet on Instagram: “Get an inside look at @Justin_Peck creating ‘Reflections’ on our dancers and hear more from Justin about his process tomorrow during our…” March 21-24 , Houston Ballet presents a […]
Wonder what’s going on in ballet? We’ve rounded up some highlights. NYCB Presents a World Premiere by Justin Peck to a Commissioned Score by Sufjan Stevens January 31 marks an exciting night in New York City Ballet’s winter season with a triple bill titled New Combinations featuring Kyle Abraham‘s The Runaway, William Forsythe‘s Herman Schmerman […]
We already knew that Justin Peck is a crossover superstar. His accolades from this past year alone include a Tony Award for best choreography for Carousel, a performance on The Tonight Show with The National, and plans to choreograph Steven Spielberg’s upcoming West Side Story remake. Today, he proves himself all over again with a […]
There's Another Chance to Audition for Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story" Remake Choreographed by Justin Peck
Since news that Steven Spielberg was directing a remake of West Side Story was released last winter, we’ve been eagerly awaiting any and all updates. Last month, Justin Peck was brought on board as choreographer, joining famed playwright Tony Kushner, who’s adapting the script. Peck seemed like the obvious choice; in addition to following in […]
Last November, New York City Ballet resident choreographer Justin Peck and former Miami City Ballet principal Patricia Delgado masterfully took classical ballet to an entirely new medium in a haunting music video for The National’s song “Dark Side of the Gym.” In just five minutes, Peck (acting as both the video’s choreographer and director) and […]
Justin Peck has been tapped to choreograph Steven Spielberg’s upcoming Hollywood reboot of West Side Story. And we ask, Can you think of anyone better suited for that job than the dancemaker who’s been following in many of Jerome Robbins’ footsteps? Let’s review: Choreograph for New York City Ballet: check. Choreograph for Broadway: check. Snag […]