Today we have Christopher Wheeldon’s Carnival of the Animals which he sets as a child’s dream of spending a night in the Museum of Natural History. If you had to guess the order in which he created Polyphonia, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Carnival of the Animals which do you think came first and last… Read More
For a different take on Wheeldon’s rep, we’ve got one of his more scaled back pieces, Polyphonia. Do you prefer the dances where he dresses the dancers simply and places them on a blank stage, or the ones with more production elements like Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland?
Just a little more of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. How awesome are those tutus? What do you think about the cards projected behind the dancers? The company premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Liturgy will be a part of Chromatic Quartet in the spring – get your tickets now by becoming a subscriber!
Didn’t get quite enough Wheeldon after that gorgeous version of “After the Rain” by the sea? Here’s a peek of his tremendously successful Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Does the queen of hearts’ hilarious and fierce variation remind you of anything? The company premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Liturgy will be a part of Chromatic Quartet in… Read More
In terms of outdoor dance, this one is a doozy. We’ve got San Francisco Ballet Principals Damian Smith and Yuan Yuan Tan performing Christopher Wheeldon’s gorgeous After the Rain on the ocean at sunset. Does it get better? Shouldn’t every dance be performed on the ocean at sunset? Portland audiences may recognize this piece from… Read More