Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) recently announced a week devoted to dance from Saturday, May 30 to Thursday, June 4, 2020.
Part of Lincoln Center at Home (#LincolnCenterAtHome), the offerings, which will be streamed at LincolnCenter.org and on Lincoln Center’s Facebook Page, were filmed during more than 40 years of performances on the Lincoln Center Campus by such renowned institutions as Ballet Hispánico, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, The School of American Ballet, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Sat 5/30 at 2pm: Ballet Hispánico
Sat 5/30 at 8pm: AMidsummer Night’s Dream, New York City Ballet
Sun 5/31 at 8pm: American Ballet Theatre at the Metropolitan Opera House
Mon 6/1 at 7pm: The School of American Ballet Virtual Workshop Performance Celebration
Tue 6/2 at 8pm: Coppélia, New York City Ballet
Wed 6/3 at 8pm: Tribute to Balanchine, New York City Ballet
Thu 6/4 at 8pm: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
(All times listed EST. New York City Ballet titles are available for 45 days after premiere dates.)
Some of the broadcasts have not been seen in decades and are being unlocked as Lincoln Center offers gems from its media archives, including landmark New York City Ballet works by George Balanchine, the company’s co-founder, with some dancers in the roles that Balanchine created for them.
Dance Week will include special themed Pop-Up Classrooms:
Monday, June 1 at 2:00 pm ET
Breaking the Rules with Balanchine Workshop with Deborah Lohse
Learn about New York City Ballet founder George Balanchine and choreograph a Balanchine-inspired dance.