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BalletMet's Breaking Ballet

October 2 – 10, 2015 | Capitol Theatre | Columbus, Ohio


  • Friday, 10/2 Sr. Dress
  • Friday, 10/2 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10/3 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10/4 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10/8 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, 10/9 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10/10 8 p.m.

Challenge convention and celebrate rebellion with Breaking Ballet. An assortment of styles from internationally recognized choreographers will confront your perception of ballet.

Set to Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 3, George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante represents the purity of classical ballet. Balanchine once said that the vigorous work contained “everything I know about classical ballet in thirteen minutes.”

The Company Premiere of Edwaard Liang’s Distant Cries is an intricate, fast-paced pas de deux that sharply contrasts a World Premiere by James Kudelka to music from Cyndi Lauper.

Rounding out the diverse program is a World Premiere choreographed by Edwaard Liang and set to sections of music composed by Gabriel Gaffney Smith, intermixed with selections from rock legend David Bowie. The music, coordinated by Smith, will be performed by ProMusica.



Earlier Event: September 11
Cincinnati Ballet Premiere of "Untitled"