Alonzo King LINES BalletPerforming the Boston premieres of Signs and Wonders & Dust and Light
Friday, January 22, 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 23, 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 24, 3:00 PM
Institute of Contemporary Art
100 Northern Ave
“LINES Ballet consistently serves up
stunningly soul-laid-bare dancing.”
—San Francisco Chronicle
Described by The New Yorker as being “hyper kinetic” and “exceptional,” Alonzo King’s celebrated LINES Ballet of San Francisco performs exhilarating works that meld classical Western ballet with a diverse set of cultural traditions. Their Boston debut features Signs and Wonders, a work that examines the relationship between contemporary ballet and African musical traditions with indigenous drumming and vocals from a myriad of African tribes, and Dust and Light, an intimate piece setting off the rich variations of Arcangelo Corelli’s baroque music against Francis Poulenc’s otherworldly sacred choral odes.
Free preperformance talk with dance critic Debra Cash, 45 minutes prior to each performance.
Free postperformance Q&A: Friday, January 22.
Signs and Wonders was made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts’ American Masterpieces: Dance initiative, administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts.