ABT brings old favorites and new thrills to Lincoln Center
Following up on their whopping eight-week season at the Metropolitan Opera House this summer, American Ballet Theatre is back at Lincoln Center, this time at the David H. Koch Theater, with two weeks of mixed repertory programs. Kurt Jooss’s anti-war masterpiece The Green Table (with Marcelo Gomes as the ominous soldier of Death) stands out as a piece to catch amongst the season’s diverse offerings.
Through November 1 – Check the complete performance calendar for dates, times, tickets, and castings.
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
Colleen Thomas examines what we’re made of in new work
Colleen Thomas is tired of seeing people fall into the same old patterns – this inequity has to end, both within the dance field and in society at large. Spurred on by her experience as a mother to two young children and the seemingly endless string of brutal assaults against black people and college women, Thomas’s first evening length work, Her(e) Repetitive Blueprint, questions how we can break from our perceptions of normalcy and begin anew.
Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24 at 8:00pm; Sunday, October 25 at 3:00pm
Buttenwieser Hall at the 92nd Street Y
Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128
In pursuit of happiness, many more stories unfold
What does it mean to be happy? Is it a prize for the present or a dream for the future? For choreographer Anabella Lenzu, the answer comes from multiple sources. In her latest work, In Pursuit of Happiness, the themes of memory, death, disappearance, and hope collide in more ways than we might expect.
Friday, October 23 – Sunday, October 25, 8:00pm
Alchemical Theatre Lab
104 W 14th Street
New York, NY 10011
The Minnesotans are coming!
Minneapolis-based dance artist Chris Schlicting is returning to Danspace Project with some of the Twin Cities finest dancers in tow. His work, Stripe Tease, plays with the boundary between spectacle and intimacy, a flirtation that could also be used to describe the performance space at St. Mark’s Church in the Village.
Thursday, October 22 – Saturday, October 24
Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church in the Village
131 East 10th Street
New York, NY 10003