Choreography by: Justin Peck

Music by: Sufjan Stevens, orchestrated by Timo Andres

Set to a commissioned score for full orchestra, this will be Justin Peck’s fourth collaboration with Oscar-nominated composer Sufjan Stevens.

NYCB Resident Choreographer and Artistic Advisor Justin Peck’s Principia, his fourth collaboration with acclaimed composer and singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens, marks Peck’s 17th ballet for NYCB and Stevens’ third commission from the Company. The ballet for 24 dancers features costumes by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung and lighting by Jennifer Tipton.

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Principia, Commissioned by New York City Ballet
January 31, 2019, New York City Ballet, David H. Koch Theater
Original Cast
Claire Kretzschmar, Brittany Pollack, Tiler Peck, Harrison Coll, Taylor Stanley, Daniel Applebaum

33 min.
Costumes by
Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung
Lighting by
Jennifer Tipton