Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet in concert with Bryan Koulman February 27-28 at Performance Garage
An evening of ballet and live music at Performance Garage in Philadelphia on February 27-28, 2015.
Choreographer Nora Gibson of Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet (PHL) presents the premiere of 2^57,885,161 - 1, a half-evening length ballet for four dancers about the beauty and opacity of prime number theory.* Live music and original score by noted electronic composer, Michael McDermott. Video by mathematics professor Derek Smith. Gibson is known for her unique and progressive approach to ballet; her work hailed as "authoritative," "laser-sharp," and having "intellectual beauty." (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Choreographer Bryan Koulman (NYC) presents selected works from his repertory accompanied by classical musicians who will bring to life the richness of Beethoven, Ravel, Jolivet and Rouse, and who will highlight the elegance and musicality of Koulman's neo-classical aesthetic.
*Gibson's new work has been made through the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's funding of the Choreographer's on Campus Initiative at Lafayette College.
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1515 Brandywine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130