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Eifman Ballet: The Pygmalion Effect

June 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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One event on June 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

Eifman Ballet: The Pygmalion Effect (US Premiere)

For 40 years, across a shifting political climate for artists in his native Russia, the defiantly controversial choreographer Boris Eifman has created “works that hinge on extreme theatricality, acrobatic pas de deux, and spectacular effects” (The New Yorker) for his Saint Petersburg company. In Eifman’s productions, the costumes are sumptuous, the dancing is exquisite, and the drama is riveting. Here, the company presents the United States premiere of his brand new ballet, The Pygmalion Effect, set to a score by Johann Strauss Jr. “This Russian dancemaker and his dancers are among the most fascinating artists before the public today” (San Francisco Chronicle).

Details

Date:
June 2, 2019
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://calperformances.org/performances/2018-19/dance/eifman-ballet-pygmalion.php

Organizer

Cal Performances
Phone:
510.642.9988
Email:
tickets@calperformances.org
Website:
https://calperformances.org

Venue

Zellerbach Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States + Google Map