April 28th, 2017
8pm EST (Sunday matinee, 2pm EST)
Skirball Center for Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY

In collaboration with NYU Skirball Center for the Performing ArtsJames Sewell Ballet presented the world premiere of a ballet inspired by Frederick Wiseman’s groundbreaking and controversial 1967 documentary, Titicut Follies.

The collaboration began as Wiseman’s fellowship project at the Center in Fall 2014. Read more about Wiseman’s and Sewell’s working process in Michael Cooper’s New York Times piece.

Following the performance on Friday, April 28, CBA Founder and Director Jennifer Homans moderated a post-performance discussion with the creative team (James Sewell, Frederick Wiseman, Lenny Pickett, and Steven Rydberg).

 

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(c) NYU Photo Bureau: Slezak

(c) NYU Photo Bureau: Slezak

(c) NYU Photo Bureau: Slezak

(c) NYU Photo Bureau: Slezak

(c) NYU Photo Bureau: Slezak

(c) NYU Photo Bureau: Slezak

(c) NYU Photo Bureau: Slezak

(c) Skirball Center for the Performing Arts