Myths by Legends

Performance Details

GERALD R. FORD AMPHITHEATER

Balanchine, Graham, Limón and Robbins

In Myths by Legends stories come to life with today’s extraordinary dancers performing works themed to myths ancient and contemporary, as choreographed by legends of the dance world George Balanchine, Martha Graham, José Limón, and Jerome Robbins. The program will include Limón Dance Company in their founder’s classic Orfeo, Artist-In-Residence and New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns in the “Cassandra” solo from Martha Graham’s masterwork Clytemnestra, Jerome Robbins’ moving ballet studio encounter Afternoon of a Faun with debut performances by American Ballet Theatre’s Catherine Hurlin and Aran Bell, and New York City Ballet’s Roman Mejia making his debut in George Balanchine’s Apollo as the young Greek god.

Casting and repertory are subject to change.


Photo credit: Sara Mearns pictured in Martha Graham’s Ekstasis. Photo by Melissa Sherwood.

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