The Cincinnati Ballet proudly presents the culmination of its 60th-anniversary season with Rep 5 - Playlist. Get ready to embark on a captivating journey through the groundbreaking works of renowned artists, as they showcase four one-act productions: Blake Works III, It's Not A Cry, Evermore, and the grand finale - a world premiere choreographed by Peter Chu.
BLAKE WORKS III
The elite world choreographer, William Forsythe, continues his trilogy with Blake Works III, following his earlier masterpieces, Blake Works I and II. This entrancing piece, set to the music of James Blake, servers as a fitting ode to the art of ballet and its exceptional dancers, leaving you inspired and spellbound.
IT'S NOT A CRY
Artistic director Amy Seiwert weaves a mesmerizing narrative around Jeff Buckley's haunting rendition of 'Hallelujah', exploring the depths of yearning for love. This emotionally charged performance will envelop you in a world of passion and sentiment.
Dwight Roden, the artistic director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, effortlessly melds ballet, ballroom and Broadway in Evermore. This diverse and dynamic piece, set to the timeless music of Nat King Cole, promises to captivate and enchant audiences with its fusion of styles and creative brilliance.
Renowned for pushing the boundaries of dance, Peter Chu, a distinguished teacher, choreographer and dancer invites you to bear witness to a world premiere performance. With accolades including his involvement in Christina Perri's hit single 'Jar of Hearts' and appearances on 'So You Think You Can Dance', this award-winning choreographer will conclude your evening in a most mesmerizing and unforgettable manner.