2017 Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival: Performance Program


The following dances will be performed at 6 pm at the Nantucket High School Auditorium on July 28 and July 29. Ticket prices are $45 Р$85, with discounts for senior citizens and children. Tickets will be available beginning July 1 at the library or online.

Osso Duet

Music: Sufjan Stevens, Year of the Roster (excerpt), Year of the Rat
Choreography: Justin Peck
Lighting: Mark Stanley
Premiere: 2015, Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival

Tricia Albertson & Jovani Furlan
Miami City Ballet

Justin Peck’s Year of the Rabbit with music by Sufjan Stevens (2 minutes)

Five Movements, Three Repeats (excerpts)

Music: Max Richter, The Twins, On the Nature of Daylight, Untitled (Figures)
Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon
Lighting: Mark Stanley
Premiere: 2012, Vail International Dance Festival (Commissioned by Fang-Yi Sheu)

Patricia Delgado, Sara Mearns, Georgina Pazcoguin, Tyler Angle, Craig Hall
New York City Ballet
Miami City Ballet

Excerpts, 2012 Vail International Dance Festival, Five Movements, Three Repeats premiere (4:06 minutes)

Bach Cello Suites

Music: Johann Sebastian Bach, Cello Suite No 1 in G Major: Gigue, Sarabande
Choreography: Jorma Elo
Lighting: Mark Stanley
Premiere: 2015, Boston Ballet

Misa Kuranaga & Patrick Yocum
Boston Ballet

Inside Look: Jorma Elo’s Bach’s Cello Suites (1:46 minutes)


Music: Rachel Grimes, excerpts from the suite Music for Egon Schiele
Choreography: Fang-Yi Sheu
Lighting: Mark Stanley
Premiere: 2017, Nantucket Dance Festival

Laine Habony, Georgina Pazcoguin, Jared Angle
New York City Ballet

In Creases

Music: Philip Glass, Four Movements for Two Pianos (Movements I and III)
Choreography: Justin Peck
Costume Design: Justin Peck, Marc Happel
Lighting: Mark Stanley
Premiere: 2012, New York City Ballet


Tricia Albertson, Patricia Delgado, Laine Habony, Sara Mearns, Jared Angle, Jovani Furlan, Gonzalo Garcia, Craig Hall
New York City Ballet
Miami City Ballet

Behind the Scenes of In Creases by Justin Peck with Joffrey Ballet, Chicago (1:32 minutes)

Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude

Music: Franz Schubert, Symphony No. 9 in C Major, Op. 31 (Finale)
 William Forsythe
Costume Design: Stephen Galloway
Lighting:¬†Tanja R√ľhl,¬†William Forsythe
Premiere: 1996, Ballett Frankfurt


Misa Kuranaga, Erica Cornejo, Kathleen Breen-Combes, Patrick Yocum, Lawrence Rines
Boston Ballet

William Forsythe’s Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude,¬†The San Francisco¬†Ballet¬†(1:25 minutes)