Clearing Dawn

Choreography by: Troy Schumacher

Music by: Judd Greenstein

NYCB's own Troy Schumacher, whose own BalletCollective was recently deemed a "real discovery" by The New York Times, creates his first work for the Company’s main stage.

Troy Schumacher, a member of New York City Ballet since 2005, created Clearing Dawn for the 2014 Fall Gala; it was costumed by New York–based fashion designer Thom Browne, with lighting by Mark Stanley. Schumacher’s first ballet for the Company, to Brooklyn-based composer Judd Greenstein’s Clearing, Dawn, Dance, features 6 dancers, and is accompanied by a chamber ensemble of 6 musicians.


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Clearing, Dawn, Dance
September 23, 2014, New York City Ballet, David H. Koch Theater
Original Cast
Ashley Bouder, Teresa Reichlen, Claire Kretzschmar, Georgina Pazcoguin, Andrew Veyette, David Prottas

13 Min.
Costumes by
Thom Browne, supervised by Marc Happel
Lighting by
Mark Stanley