Heralded by The New York Times as “one of the world’s leading ballet companies,” Houston Ballet will perform for the first time on the Joyce’s intimate stage October 11 - 16, 2011. This debut season will feature works by a new work by celebrated Finnish choreographer Jorma Elo; Jiří Kylián’s Falling Angels, and Christopher Bruce’s Hush, a comic celebration of life set to the eclectic music of Bobby McFerrin and Yo-Yo Ma;
In the following clip, Jorma Elo talks about his inspiration for ONE/end/ONE, a contemporary tutu ballet that combines classical steps and structure with highly articulated non-classical movement, gestures, and unconventional partnering.
In this clip, Bruce discusses Hush, a wistful a ballet for six dancers that examines life backstage with a theater family. Created in 2006, it’s the choreographer’s fourth commissioned work for Houston Ballet.
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