JUSTIN PECKIn Creases (music: Philip Glass, Four Movements for Two Pianos) NICOLAS BLANCEncounter (West Coast Premiere)
(music: John Adams, Part 1 from Saxophone Concerto)
ALEXANDER EKMANJoy (West Coast Premiere)
(Cal Performances co-commission)
(music: Brad Mehldau Trio, Django Django, Tiga, Moby)
ANNABELLE LOPEZ OCHOAMammatus (music: Michael Gordon, Weather One)


With this program of new and recent works by some of the most exciting choreographers working today, The Joffrey Ballet stays true to its 60-year reputation for innovation and eclecticism. Performed to a live Philip Glass score, Justin Peck's In Creases showcases his keen eye for manipulating bodies to form complex geometric structures. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa creates a spellbinding depiction of a turbulent cloud formation in Mammatus. And Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman's Joy, a Cal Performances co-commission, receives its West Coast premiere, as does Joffrey Ballet Master and Principal Coach Nicolas Blanc's Encounter.



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RESIDENCY
THE JOFFREY BALLET
Nov 17–19, 2017


Special Event
Insight into New Work in Progress, with Nicolas Blanc
Mon, Nov 13, 2:30–5pm
Odd Fellows Lodge Hall, 2288 Fulton Street (at Bancroft Way)

A Glimpse into the Creative Process. Be in the room as choreographer Nicolas Blanc works on new choreography with dancers of the Joffrey Ballet.

Free and open to the public. Advance registration required. Seating is limited; entry to rehearsal at 2:30pm, 3:30pm or 4:30pm.

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Special Event
Insight into New Work in Progress, with Nicolas Blanc
Tue, Nov 14, 5:30–7pm
Odd Fellows Lodge Hall, 2288 Fulton Street (at Bancroft Way)

Is Ballet New to You? Take a Sneak Peek into the Creative Process. A special event designed for young professionals. Choreographer Nicolas Blanc Nicolas Blanc works on new choreography with dancers of the Joffrey Ballet.

Attendance at this special event is by invitation only.

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Insight into New Work in Progress, with Nicolas Blanc
Wed, Nov 15, 2:30–5pm
Odd Fellows Lodge Hall, 2288 Fulton Street (at Bancroft Way)

A Glimpse into the Creative Process. Be in the room as choreographer Nicolas Blanc works on new choreography with dancers of the Joffrey Ballet.

Free and open to the public. Advance registration required. Seating is limited; entry to rehearsal at 2:30pm, 3:30pm or 4:30pm.

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Ballet Class
Fri, Nov 17, Noon
Hearst Gymnasium, Room 230

Co-presented with Dept. of Physical Education

$5. Advance registration required. Capacity is limited.

SOLD OUT

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Community Dance Class
Sat, Nov 18, 11am
Bancroft Studio

$5. Advance registration requested. Capacity is limited.

SOLD OUT

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Public Forum
Sat, Nov 18, 5pm
Zellerbach Hall

The Joffrey's Bold Moves. Joffrey Ballet artistic director Ashley Wheater, choreographer Nicolas Blanc, and Cal Performances associate director Rob Bailis discuss topics including commissioning new dance works and the expanding boundaries of ballet.

Free and open to the public.

Major support for public programs provided by Bank of America.

Videos

Cal Performances 2017/18 Season: The Joffrey Ballet


Preview of Mammatus by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Program Notes


Program notes are available online. [PDF]

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