Under the direction of former Washington Ballet and Suzanne Farrell Ballet dancer Runqiao Du, ADI’s resident dance company features classical and contemporary ballet works performed by professional dancers working in the Washington DC Metro area. Performances have featured new works choreographed by Du as well as excerpts from classical ballets such as Swan Lake, Giselle and Le Corsaire.
-The New York Times
Pam Tanowitz & Ballet ADI
the story progresses as if on a dream of glittering surfaces
the story progresses as if in a dream of glittering surfaces is a love letter to romantic ballets. The new dance explores performing rituals, mining codified techniques in an unusually layered contemporary collage. Imbued with rich, mysterious undertones, the work plays with narrative and abstraction, formality and immediacy, creating a progression of images that dissolve and reappear throughout the work’s path. The dance is set to a new electronic score by longtime collaborator Dan Siegler and a score by Julia Wolfe