Kōrero: Ballet

The anatomy of a passing cloud

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has long presented work by local and international choreographers. Shown here are excerpts from three works first performed in 2013. First is The anatomy of a passing cloud by Venezuelan Javier de Frutos, followed by Of days, by New Zealander Andrew Simmons (then working in Germany) and Bier hall, by American Ethan Stiefel. Stiefel was appointed artistic director of the New Zealand Ballet in 2011. He was to leave the company in August 2014.

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Jennifer Shennan, 'Ballet - Expansion and security, 1980s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/43143/royal-new-zealand-ballet-2013 (accessed 12 November 2019)

Story by Jennifer Shennan, published 22 Oct 2014