Following a ten year career with the Miami City Ballet (soloist), Sara Esty moved to NYC in 2014 to pursue musical theater. She is the recipient of a Princess Grace Fellowship Award for excellence in dance. Select theater credits: An American in Paris (OBC, First National tour – Lise Dassin), Brigadoon (Jean, NYCC Encores), A Chorus Line (Maggie, U/S Cassie, NYCC Encores), A Chorus Line (Cassie, Cape Playhouse), Marie Dancing Still (Fifth Ave Theater, Seattle). TV/Film credits: Fosse/Verdon (FX), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime). Upcoming: West Side Story directed by Stephen Spielberg, in theaters December 2020.
Intermediate-Advanced level students* will learn Christopher Wheeldon’s original choreography. Pre-registration is now open: all ages and dance levels welcome, please contact AWB via email at: email@example.com
$55 per student | 120-minute session with piano accompaniment | Watch a video from our previous workshop here.
Location: Open Jar Studios 1601 Broadway 11th Floor (Broadway & 48th Street – Enter on 48th) New York, NY 10019
For his newest work, Resident Choreographer Justin Peck will create a dance to a commissioned score by acclaimed American composer Nico Muhly. Preceding Peck’s world premiere is Jerome Robbins’ buoyantly charming In G Major, featuring scenery and costumes by the Art Deco artist Erté. Completing the program is Christopher Wheeldon’s DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse, a fleet and intricate dance for a cast of more than 25 performed to a minimalist score by Michael Nyman, composed in honor of a new addition to the high-speed French train service known as the TGV.
LOCATION New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater RUNNING TIME: 2 hrs
$46.50 / ticket incl. tax and ticketing fees | Note: limited number of seats available only until December 29, 2019.
In G Major
Music by: Maurice Ravel
Choreography by: Jerome Robbins
With the playful jazz accents of Ravel’s Concerto in G and fashionable scenery and costumes by Erté, this lighthearted ballet suggests a chic Riviera setting.
New Peck (Muhly)
Music by: Nico Muhly Choreography by: Justin Peck Uniting for the first time, Resident Choreographer Justin Peck will collaborate with contemporary composer Nico Muhly, who will contribute a commissioned score for Peck’s sole premiere in 19-20.
DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse
Music by: Michael Nyman Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon Set to a supercharged, minimalist score, DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse propels 26 dancers in sleek costumes through surging, relentless movement in front of a structural metallic background.
Meet the Dancer Experience ballet from the other side of the footlights. A NYCB dancer will immerse your group in the life of a Company member during this 45-minute discussion and backstage tour, sharing insights into the life of a dancer and providing background for the performance your group is attending. You’ll hear interesting moments from the history of both NYCB and our home, the David H. Koch Theater, and have the opportunity to experience the breathtaking view of the auditorium from onstage. Participants must be at least 10 years old.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS Seating location: Fourth Ring Section. Meet the Dancer takes place in the Orchestra. Note: limited number of seats available only until December 29, 2019 – for additional tickets or any special requests, please email: Education@ArtWithoutBordersNYC.org
All patrons, including small children sitting in laps, must have a ticket to enter the theater. All performances are appropriate for ages 5+ as long as guests are not disruptive to other patrons’ enjoyment of the performance.
Participants must be at least 10 years old to attend Meet the Dancer. Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged. Specific seating requests are not accepted. Dissatisfaction with seating location is not a basis for return or exchange.
Please specify wheelchair requirements when placing your order. All casting, repertory, and pricing subject to change without notice.
Note: limited number of seats available only until December 29, 2019. Maximum of four (4) tickets per household.