New York Theatre Ballet Gambles on Young Dance-MakersBy Carla Escoda, Huffington Post
Friday February 26, 2016
Rarely these days do ballet companies place large bets on emerging choreographers, particularly female choreographers.Rarely do the East and Left Coasts of dance acknowledge each other's existence. And rarely do ballet companies take enormous musical risks.
This season, New York Theatre Ballet has done all three, raising the roof at New York Live Arts with a mixed bill that defies the rules of dance programming, and that vaunts the creations of three young choreographers, two of them women, against the work of titans.