VIDEO: The Choreography of Light by Brandon Stirling Baker

Explore the past, present, and future of lighting for ballet with visual artist and Boston Ballet lighting director Brandon Stirling Baker. A frequent collaborator with choreographer Justin Peck and a diverse group of artists including Anthony Roth Costanzo, Benjamin Millepied, Sufjan Stevens, Jamar Roberts, Michelle Dorrance, Emery LeCrone, and Shepard Fairey, Baker will present the world premiere developed through the Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University. Inspired by the close relationship between choreography and lighting design, this program featured new choreography by Jamar Roberts performed by Patricia Delgado, Sarah Daley, and Taylor Stanley.

PANEL (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Stirling Baker, lighting designer
Patricia Delgado, dancer
Marina Harss, moderator
Jamar Roberts, choreographer, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

PROGRAM
Days Gone By (World Premiere)
Choreography by Jamar Roberts
Performed by Sarah Daley-Perdomo
Lighting by Brandon Stirling Baker

The White Light Variation (World Premiere)
Choreography by Jamar Roberts
Performed by Taylor Stanley
Music by Ella Fitzgerald
Lighting by Brandon Stirling Baker

Les Couleurs de la Danse (World Premiere)
Choreography by Jamar Roberts
Performed by Patricia Delgado
Music by Mary Halvorson
Lighting by Brandon Stirling Baker



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