Monday, March 1
City Ballet The Podcast – Theme and Variations
“See the Music” episode on George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations, hosted by NYCB Music Director Andrew Litton.
(available at podcast.nycballet.com, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Luminary, the iHeartRadio app, and other podcast platforms)
Ballet Essentials – Theme and Variations
60-minute interactive movement workshop for teens and adults, consisting of a ballet warm-up and a movement combination inspired by Theme and Variations, taught by NYCB Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin
($10 or $15 suggested fee; register at nycballet.com/balletessentialsonline; workshop at 6:30pm EST)
Tuesday, March 2
Inside NYCB - Theme and Variations
A rehearsal and conversation about the first solo performed by the principal male dancer in Theme and Variations, featuring NYCB Principal Dancers Joseph Gordon and Andrew Veyette, NYCB Repertory Director Kathleen Tracey, and host NYCB Principal Dancer Russell Janzen.
Wednesday, March 3
60-minute virtual ballet class for intermediate to advanced level dancers, taught by NYCB Soloist Sara Adams
($30 fee; register at nycballet.com/signaturesteps; workshop at 6:30pm EST)
Thursday, March 4
Access Workshops for Teens and Adults – Theme and Variations
60-minute interactive movement workshop designed especially for teens and adults with disabilities, inspired by Theme and Variations, taught by NYCB Soloist Lauren King
(register at nycballet.com/accessworkshops; workshop at 6pm EST)
Digital Performance – Theme and Variations
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky
Choreography by George Balanchine
PRINCIPAL CASTING: Tiler Peck and Andrew Veyette
Conducted by Paolo Paroni, Guest Conductor and Andrew Litton, NYCB Music Director (Finale)
Filmed on October 6, 2015 and January 21, 2016 (Finale), David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center
Saturday, March 6
Ballet Breaks – Who Cares?
30-minute interactive movement workshop for children ages 3-8, consisting of a warm-up and choreography inspired by George Balanchine’s Who Cares?, taught by NYCB Soloist Daniel Applebaum
($8 or $12 suggested fee; register at nycballet.com/balletbreaks; workshop at 11am EST)
Access Workshops for Children – Who Cares?
45-minute interactive movement workshop designed especially for children with disabilities, inspired by Who Cares?, taught by NYCB dancer Meaghan Dutton-O’Hara
(register at nycballet.com/childrensaccessworkshops; workshop at 12pm EST)
Programming subject to change (02/25/21)