Phoenix New Times: The Best Things We Saw in 2018
January 4th, 2019
Ballet Arizona delivered an intriguing mix of new and recent works during New Moves, performed September 27 to 30 at the Orpheum Theatre. The lineup included the return of “Rio,” a playful riff on Brazilian culture set to music by Philip Glass. Complete with gyrating hips and colors drawn from the rainforest, the piece choreographed by artistic director Ib Andersen punctuated the joyous intersections of the natural world with urban life. “In Creases,” choreographed by Justin Peck, also featured music by Glass. From its black and white costumes to clean, crisp lines, the ballet was a precise meditation on minimalism. New Moves also included “Inherent,” a new work by Ballet Arizona dancer and choreographer Nayon Iovino, which shared a dramatic tale of life lived through dance. LT Click here to read the full article!