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Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Scheherazade and Resin

NAC Southam Hall | Running time is approximately 1 hour and 37 minutes with intermission.

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Meredith Webster in Scheherazade, Photo: RJ Muna

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Caroline Rocher in Scheherazade, Photo: RJ Muna

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Meredith Webster and Corey Scott Gilbert in Scheherazade, Photo: RJ Muna

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Keelan Whitmore in Scheherazade, Photo: RJ Muna

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Corey Scott Gilbert in Scheherazade, Photo: RJ Muna

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Scheherazade, Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Artists of Alonzo King LINES Ballet in Scheherazade, Photo: Franck Thibault

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Matinée added!

Making their hotly anticipated NAC debut, Alonzo King LINES Ballet boasts a company of the most gorgeous and technically fearless contemporary ballet artists touring today. Renowned choreographer Alonzo King presents a mixed bill, including his acclaimed re-imagining of the ballet Scheherazade, filtered through a contemporary lens. The original Rimsky-Korsakov score, adapted for Western and Persian instruments by tabla master Zakir Hussain, heightens the work’s exotic dreaminess. In Resin, the company gloriously interprets rhythm and melody in a suite of solos, duets, and ensemble dances. Musical selections include Sephardic melodies, and archival synagogue recordings from Turkey and Morocco.

Post Performance Chat Saturday, May 4, 2013 Matinee

Join Alonzo King, after the Matinee on Saturday, May 4 for a special post-performance chat to share your experience of the performance. The 20 minute Q&A will take place in Southam Hall right after the show. (matinee only).

NAC Dance presents a Public Ballet Class with Arturo Fernandez, Ballet Master of Alonzo King LINES Ballet.

“…[Alonzo King LINES Ballet’s] dance pyrotechnics are consistently astonishing.”

The Seattle Times