Spring Series 2018
Mar 7-18

Spring Series 2018 will feature world premieres by two of today’s most celebrated choreographers, Trey McIntyre and Darrell Grand Moultrie. McIntyre has created over 100 original dances. His own Trey McIntyre Project (TMP) achieved tremendous critical success during its tenure with features in The New York Times and on PBS NewsHour. Since disbanding TMP, McIntyre has branched off into exciting new artistic ventures, including photography and documentary film, in addition to continuing as a freelance choreographer with select companies. Spring Series marks McIntyre’s second collaboration with BalletX following 2016’s Big Ones, the Amy Winehouse-inspired dance that the company has since toured to Vail International Dance Festival, NY’s Joyce Theater, and DC’s Halcyon Stage. The New York Times called Big Ones “funny, touching, poignant, stirring,” and Critical Dance praised its “superb execution by the ten company dancers” of BalletX. Darrell Grand Moultrie, born and raised in Harlem, is a graduate of Juilliard School. Experienced in theater, ballet, modern, and commercial dance, he starred in the original cast of the hit musical Billy Elliot on Broadway, and has created choreography on companies around the country. Most recently, Grammy Award winning artist Beyonce selected Darrell as one of her choreographers for her Mrs. Carter World Tour. This is the second time Moultrie has worked with BalletX, having previously premiered his piece Differences in Sections on the company in 2012. At its world premiere, The Philadelphia Inquirer wrote of the work’s “sculptural, museum feel,” concluding that if you give Moultrie and BalletX a canvas, “they will fill it with beauty.”

Photo Gallery: Trey McIntyre's Big Ones and Darrell Grand Moultrie's Differences in Sections in performance
Video Gallery: Trey McIntyre's Big Ones and Darrell Grand Moultrie's Differences in Sections in performance
Show schedule
Wednesday March 07 8:00 PM
Pre-Show Q&A with Artistic Collaborators, 7:00pm
Thursday March 08 8:00 PM
Post-Show Q&A with Choreographers
Friday March 09 8:00 PM
Saturday March 10 2:00 PM
Saturday March 10 8:00 PM
Sunday March 11 2:00 PM
Wednesday March 14 8:00 PM
Thursday March 15 8:00 PM
Young Xers Night, 7:00pm
Friday March 16 8:00 PM
Saturday March 17 2:00 PM
Saturday March 17 8:00 PM
Sunday March 18 2:00 PM
The Wilma Theater
265 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Buy online or call/visit The Wilma Theater Box Office to reserve your seats.

GROUP SALES: Groups of 10 or more receive ticket discounts and exclusive pre- or post-show networking opportunities! For more information, contact Megan O'Donnell, Operations Manager, at modonnell@balletx.org or 215-893-9456 x100.

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