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

About the Collective

  • 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.

  • April


    In Process

    An intimate gathering in the ballet studio at Lincoln Center for BalletCollective’s Partners in Creation, where guests will be given an exclusive peek into Troy Schumacher’s choreographic process.

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  • Oct



    Opening night for BalletCollective’s Fall 2017 season at Skirball Center for the Performing arts. Details to be announced May 2017.

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