Why am I not where you are

Choreography by: Benjamin Millepied

Music by: Thierry Escaich

With an expansive set by Santiago Calatrava and a passionate score by French composer Thierry Escaich, Why am I not where you are creates a seductive environment where acceptance is never constant.   

Benjamin Millepied’s second work for New York City Ballet, Why am I not where you are, was created for NYCB’s Architecture of Dance Festival and features a striking set design by the acclaimed architect Santiago Calatrava, one of five set designs he created for the festival. The ballet is set to a commissioned score by Thierry Escaich, the acclaimed French organist and composer.

Performances

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Credits

Music
The Lost Dancer (2010). Commissioned by New York City Ballet.
Premiere
April 29,2010, New York City Ballet, David H. Koch Theater
Original Cast
Kathryn Morgan, Sara Mearns, Sean Suozzi, Amar Ramasar

Length
20 Min.
Costumes by
Marc Happel
Set by
Satiago Calatrava; Scenery engineered and built by Hudson Scenic Studios
Lighting by
Mark Stanley