World Premiere
Choreographer: Myles Thatcher
Music: Steve Reich
Thatcher creates ballets that resonate with feeling and atmosphere. He is a current dancer with the San Francisco Ballet where he has also created new work. “There is a fearlessness to Thatcher’s eye-catching and dynamic choreography.” – SFGate

World Premiere
Choreographer: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Music: Michael Gordon
This rising star of choreography collaborates closely with her dancers and has a fierce improvisational talent. She has created ballets on many companies around the world. Dance Magazine says, “one of her trademarks is the ability to suggest powerful emotions through abstract movement.”
Lopez Ochoa World Premiere Production Sponsor
Elizabeth Yntema and Mark Ferguson

Fool’s Paradise
Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon
Music: Joby Talbot
Golden lighting captures falling glittery petals as the dancers’ bodies form a series of living sculptures. This display of beauty and strength follows closely to the score’s mysterious turns.
Joffrey Premiere
Fool’s Paradise Production Sponsor
Jane Ellen Murray Foundation