For more information, visit http://www.mccawhall.com/events/detail/opening-night-of-the-vertiginous-thrill-of-forsythe "In short, Forsythe lobbed a live grenade into the laps of those who'd always seen ballet as picturesque and safe." -The Independent A William Forsythe triple threat, including two PNB premieres, presents distinctive works from a dance maker legendary for his radical inventiveness. Forsythe achieves perfect neo-classical form in The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, a dizzy delight of virtuoso technique and crystalline pointe work. A sampler of duets, individually re-worked for PNB, New Suite's multiple pairings articulate a diversity of forms as well as matters between the sexes. In the middle, somewhat elevated returns: endlessly prized by dancers and audiences, its relentless pace and fierce physicality serve as paradigm for Forsythe's revolutionary impact on 21st-century ballet. PRODUCTION INFORMATION The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (PNB Premiere) Music: Franz Schubert Choreography: William Forsythe Costume Design: Stephen Galloway Scenic & Lighting Design: William Forsythe New Suite (PNB Premiere) Music: Johann Sebastian Bach, Luciano Berio, Gavin Bryars, George Frederic Handel, Thom Willems Choreography: William Forsythe Scenic & Lighting Design: William Forsythe In the middle, somewhat elevated Music: Thom Willems Choreography: William Forsythe Scenic, Costume & Lighting Design: William Forsythe Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancers Jonathan Porretta and Carrie Imler in William Forsythe's In the middle, somewhat elevated, to be presented as part of THE VERTIGINOUS THRILL OF FORSYTHE.
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