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Free Dress Rehearsal/Open Demonstration


Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company


City Center


Sunday, October 5, 2008 - 12:00pm



Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company

 Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon to Hold


FREE Dress Rehearsal/Demonstration

On Sunday, October 5 at Noon

Everyone Welcome


New YorkNew York - Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon will hold a free dress rehearsal at City Center on Sunday, October 5 at noon.  Working with dancers from the Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, which will have opened its second New York season on October 1, Mr. Wheeldon will discuss and demonstrate the process by which new works are created.

Pre-performance talks are a regular feature of Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company performances, which strives to demystify ballet and at the same time help cultivate a new generation of dance audiences.

Tickets will be given out at 11:00am.  Coffee and pastries will be available for purchase. The rehearsal is open to the public; it is not necessary to have a ticket to the afternoon matinee to attend the rehearsal. The theater doors will open at 11:30pm; seating is limited (each person on line is entitled to 4 tickets each) and admission is on a first come, first served basis.


Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company was formed by Christopher Wheeldon in 2007 to broaden the scope of contemporary classical ballet by marrying dance, music, visual art and design. The company is Guest Resident Company at both New York City Center and at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London.  Christopher Wheeldon is Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells Theatre.


Visit www.nycitycenter.org for more information.


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