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.

  • October


    BalletCollective returns to NYC!

    Following a year of touring and creating new works, BalletCollective returns to NYC with two world premieres and repertory featuring an inspiring roster of artistic contributors: artists Zaria Forman and Trevor Paglen, photojournalist George Steinmetz, science fiction writer Ken Liu, composers Judd Greenstein, Paul Moravec, Julianna Barwick, and Caleb Burhans, choreographers Troy Schumacher, Julianna Barwick, and Preston Chamblee, an ensemble of dancers from New York City Ballet, and orchestral collective The Knights.

    Tickets Coming Soon
  • August


    BalletCollective in Millbrook

    For the first time ever, BalletCollective will present a public performance in Millbrook to preview our newest ballets.

    Eight dancers from New York City Ballet perform choreography by Troy Schumacher and Preston Chamblee with new music by Judd Greenstein and Paul Moravec inspired by the images of artist Zaria Forman and photojournalist George Steinmetz.

    Purchase $15 Tickets

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