Here + Now

  • Date: Mar 24 - Mar 27, 2022
  • Venue: August Wilson African American Cultural Center

PBT’s revamped Here + Now brings the cutting-edge voices in dance to the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. See the world premiere of SKIN + saltwater, created by local choreographer and PBT Artist in Residence Staycee R. Pearl, sponsored by Arts, Equity, & Education Fund, and a new work by Aszure Barton, an internationally acclaimed choreographer who has been described as an innovator of form. Revisit the excitement of a new trio by award-winning choreographer Helen Pickett – first seen during PBT’s annual performance at Hartwood Acres – and experience the depth of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s intimate La Pluie and Gemma Bond’s expressive Depuis le Jour.

Choreography: Staycee R. Pearl, Aszure Barton, Helen Pickett, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Gemma Bond

In partnership with the August Wilson African American Cultural Center

PBT Artist in Residence, Staycee Pearl, sponsored by:

Aszure Barton’s new work is sponsored by Elizabeth B. Yntema in support of female leadership and creativity in ballet.

Performance Times

  • Thursday, March 24, 2022 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, March 25, 2022 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 26, 2022 – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 26, 2022 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 27, 2022 – 2 p.m.

Theater Programs

Join us online or at the theater to learn more about the production!

*Please note that programs at the theater are subject to change as Covid regulations are updated through the year.

Virtual Preview  | Monday, March 21  | 7 p.m.

Get a quick preview of the performance, live on Zoom! Registration coming soon.

Director’s Cut  |  Thursday, March 24  |  6:30 p.m.

Join us on opening night to hear from dancemakers involved in the production. Registration requested – please click here to sign up!

Post-Show Q&A  |  Friday, March 25  |  9:30 p.m.

PBT dancers join us after the performance to take your questions! No registration necessary – just stay in the theater after the show. Feel free to move up to the front near the stage.

ViewPointe  |  Saturday, March 26  |  6:30 p.m.

Brush up on your ballet knowledge with creatives and experts in the art form.  Registration requested – please click here to sign up!

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