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About Royal New Zealand Ballet - Bold Moves

Choreographers from three continents, sharing New Zealand stages this winter.

George Balanchine's Serenade: 28 dancers transported by Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, moving through time and space in perfect patterns, supremely structured yet somehow free.

William Forsythe's Artifact II: a blast of neon and strobe. Primary colours, Bach spliced with electronica, and a larger than life American athleticism.

These two iconic works bookend a powerful new commission by Andrea Schermoly: Stand to Reason. Drama, drive, pulsating beauty - movement inspired by the tenacity of the bold women who won the vote.

You don't want to miss a step.


Artifact II

Choreography: William Forsythe
Assistant to the choreographer: Thierry Guiderdoni
Music: J S Bach: Chaconne from Partita Nr.2 BWV 1004 in D minor, performed by Nathan Milstein
Stage, light and costume design: William Forsythe
Technical prepartion: Tanja Ruhl


Choreography: George Balanchine - The George Balanchine Trust
Repetiteur: Patricia Barker
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48
Costume design: Barbara Karinska

Stand to Reason

Choreography: Andrea Schermoly
Music: Johann Paul von Westhoff, Marin Marais, Ludwig van Beethoven
Lighting design: Andrew Lees
Costume design: RNZB Costume Department