Metropolitan Ballet Company brings a showcase of outstanding contemporary choreography to the stage this spring with premieres by Da’von Doane, formerly Dance Theatre of Harlem, Sarah Mettin, Artistic Associate of Metropolitan, and Maleek Washington, Princess Grace Foundation 2022 Award-winner for Choreography. Metropolitan’s Artistic Director Lisa Collins Vidnovic says, “We are also thrilled and honored to be performing “Panorama,” by the iconic choreographer, Martha Graham”. This historic repertoire piece for a large group of dancers will be staged on the Company by Anne Souder, Soloist with the Martha Graham Dance Company.
The Variations/Collaborations concert is 7:00 pm on Saturday, April 1, at Kurtz Center, William Penn Charter School, 3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, and also includes musical guest artists from Settlement Music School.
Metropolitan Ballet Company, founded by former Pennsylvania Ballet dancer, Lisa Collins Vidnovic, provides the highest quality performance training for pre-professional dancers, scholarships, and outreach programs designed to promote a love and appreciation of dance in our community. The Company presents three major performances annually and will be showcased in a second appearance alongside BalletX this May. Metropolitan is a launch-pad for outstanding choreographers (Jessica Lang, Kanji Segawa, Tommie Waheed-Evans) and our 2023 artists. Met alumni are currently dancing with Philadelphia Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, and other companies and top trainee programs. Metropolitan celebrated its 25th Anniversary season in 2022!
Metropolitan Ballet Company
Saturday, April 1 at 7:00pm
Kurtz Center, William Penn Charter School, 3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia
Online at https://metballet.ticketleap.com/variationscollaborations-2023/dates/Apr-01-2023_at_0700PM