Artists, choreographers, and composers collaborate. New forms of artistic expression emerge.

About BalletCollective

  • Addressing central questions about the genre of ballet — music, gender, body language, academic vocabulary — and without strain. The answers look both direct and unforced, experimental and refreshing.

    New York Times
  • Schumacher’s ability to follow experimental instincts while still creating coherent, formally inventive ballets, is rare in someone so young.

    T: The New York Times Style Magazine
  • This is BalletCollective’s strength: it shows everything ballet could mean, if you let it.

    Huffington Post
  • Fresh, intriguing and strange, in a good way.

  • Beautiful.

  • August


    BalletCollective at the Guggenheim Bilbao

    SOLD OUT! BalletCollective makes their international debut at the Guggenheim Bilbao.

    Choreographed by Troy Schumacher
    Commissioned scores by Julianna Barwick, Ellis Ludwig-Leone, and Mark Dancigers
    Conceptual artistic collaborations with science fiction writer Ken Liu, poet Cynthia Zarin, and photographers Dafy Hagai and Paul Maffi
    Performed by members of New York City Ballet: Emilie Gerrity, Lauren King, Ashley Laracey, Megan Lecrone, Troy Schumacher, Sean Suozzi, and Taylor Stanley


    Event Page on the Guggenheim Bilbao Site

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