What Do Indie Rock and Contemporary Ballet Have in Common? Musician Chris Kasper tells us ahead of his show with BalletX
Talented indie folk rocker Chris Kasper prepares for a show with Philly’s top contemporary ballet troupe, BalletX.
BalletX is on fire. Their winter series provides Philadelphia with the perfect antidote to the cold-weather blues.
Just 26 years old, De La Cruz has already received astounding recognition for his choreography. BalletX premiere’s his “Talsikan” as part of the Winter Series 2015.
BalletX’s Fall Series features three disparate dances united by evocative lighting schemes and the genre-stretching beauty of movement which characterizes the company.
BALLETX’s intimate performance featured a company dancer and performers from Murmuration, a dynamic and experimental ensemble.
With his BalletX summer program SUNSET, O639 HOURS, a long-form narrative ballet, choreographer Matthew Neenan unveiled taps new creative veins, steering clear of all his choreographic safe zones.
Pharrell Williams’s song “Happy” spawned a slew of tribute videos from across the world, and BalletX has made the quintessential Philly version. The four-minute video shows their talented dancers, company…
Contemporary ballet company BalletX presents a free lunchtime performance this Wednesday at noon as part of the cultural programming series at The Porch at 30th Street Station. The company will present selections from their acclaimed Winter Series 2014
Earlier this month BalletX dancers had their pointe shoes ready for a rehearsal for Matthew Neenan’s ballet There I Was. The piece showcases how inventive, within and out of specific pointe shoe classicism, Neenan can be. Even though it is weeks before the opening There I Was looks ready, Neenan only moved around to cue a specific music change, apologizing to the dancers for the pause.
Perhaps it was a natural cultural chauvinism that kept me away from ballet for so long, even as my sister danced her way through elementary school and my mother eagerly…