In the studio with Darrell Grand Moultrie

by Bill Hebert for The Dance Journal | photo above: Skyler Lubin and Zachary Kapeluck in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie

BalletX in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie, choreographing a new work to premiere at Spring Series March 7-18 The Wilma Theater.

Darrell Grand Moultrie returns to BalletX with a world premiere celebrating the Latin, Afro-Caribbean music of his native Spanish Harlem. Described as “exuberant and deliberate” by The Washington Post, his work has appeared on the Colorado Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, and Dance Theatre of Harlem. Most recently, he choreographed for Beyoncé’s Mrs. Carter World Tour, and the musical Witness Uganda at American Repertory Theater.

Francesca Forcella and Gary W. Jeter II in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie

 

Zachary Kapeluck, Roderick Phifer and Richard Walters in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie

 

Francesca Forcella in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie

 

Andie Yorita and Daniel Mayo in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie

 

Caili Quan, Zachary Kapeluck, Roderick Phifer and Richard Walters in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie

 

Gary W. Jeter II in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie

 

About Bill Hebert

Bill Hebert (pronounced AY-BEAR), has been photographing performances in Philadelphia and New York for almost 8 years now primarily capturing dance. He has worked such local artists as Montazh, Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM), Headlong Dance Theater, BalletX, Winged Woman Dance/Tina Heuges, Nichole Canuso Dance Company and Group Motion among many others in Philadelphia. NY based and touring companies Bill has had the pleasure of working with include: Paul Taylor, Limon Dance, Parsons Dance, Doug Varone and Dancers, Merce Cunningham, RubberbandDance Group, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, River North Chicago Dance and Pilobolus. Bill has also had the pleasure of participating in three photography workshops with renowned dance photographer Lois Greenfield. Bill’s philosophy and mission is to “Capture the Essence of the Moment” and give the work a life beyond the stage. Bill Hebert is currently a photographer for The University of Pennsylvania’s Dance Celebration series, was one of the photographers for both the 2008 & 2009 Live Arts and Philly Fringe Festival, Choreographic Sketches in NY, 2010 IABD Conference and proud to be a part of the team for the “By Local” series in Philadelphia which will give local artists a chance to tell their story while doing what they love which is to entertain and enlighten others.

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