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James Sewell Ballet

Friday, March 29, 2019, 7:00 AM


James Sewell presents an updated hypothesis in polyrhythmic movement to the multi-textured music of local talent Dosh. The new work will be the culmination of Sewell’s research via a residency at NYU's Center for Ballet & the Arts.
NYC-based Gabrielle Lamb, an accomplished performer with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal and Morphoses dance companies, continues her upward momentum as a choreographer with new work that will examine spaciousness and unruliness, all the while preserving a commitment to form.
About Gabrielle Lamb
Gabrielle Lamb, winner of a Princess Grace Award for Choreography, is based in New York City, where she directs her own company, Pigeonwing Dance. She has been described by DANCE Magazine “a dancer of stunning clarity who illuminates the smallest details—qualities she brings to the dances she makes, too.”
Her work has also been presented by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, BalletX (Philadelphia), Whim W’him (Seattle), Ballet Collective (NYC), Dark Circles (Dallas), Sacramento Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Ballet Austin, Ballet Memphis, Jacob’s Pillow, Hubbard Street 2, Dance Theatre of Harlem, SUNY Purchase Conservatory, SALT Contemporary Dance (Utah), and Dance on Camera at Lincoln Center.
She has won choreographic competitions at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Milwaukee Ballet, and Western Michigan University, as well as the Banff Centre's Clifford E. Lee Award and a New York City Center Choreography Fellowship. Most recently she was selected Grand Prize Winner of the S&R Foundation's Washington Award.  

A native of Savannah, GA, she trained at the Boston Ballet School and was a longtime soloist at Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal. In 2009 she was invited by Christopher Wheeldon to join his company Morphoses in New York City. Her repertoire as a performer has also included principal roles in works by George Balanchine, Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin, Nacho Duato, Luca Veggetti, Shen Wei, and Pontus Lidberg.
About James Sewell Ballet
James Sewell Ballet was founded in New York City by James Sewell and Sally Rousse and brought to Minnesota in 1993. Combining their expertise, vision, and chutzpah, they envisioned a close-knit company of dance artists willing to both challenge their physical limits and expand their notions about ballet. Over two decades later, critically acclaimed JSB performances move and delight audiences across the country. The embodiment of the original vision is a professional company of dancers performing innovative work that explores the technical boundaries of ballet.

Cost: Adult – $35 Senior – $30 Student – $20

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