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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.

    DanceTabs
  • Beautiful.

    Dance
  • October

    23-26

    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

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