Lightworks

  • Choreographer: JoAnna Schmidt
  • Music: Various - see Program Notes for complete listing
  • Costumes: Joanna Becker
  • Lighting: Andrew Hunt
  • World Premiere: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, August Wilson Center - March 16, 2018
  • PBT Performance Date: March 16, 18, 24(2), 2018

Program Notes

Part of a mixed rep program titled “New Works’, which consisted of seven new ballets created by and for the PBT dancers.  Complete program notes for this ballet follow.

LIGHTWORKS

Friday, March 16 at 8 p.m., Sunday, March 18 at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m., and Saturday, March 24 at 8 p.m.

Also performed at Hartwood Acres, August 19, 2018

Choreography JoAnna Schmidt

Music Jean-Jacques Perrey: Brazilian Flower Harry Breuer: Minute Merengue Dorothy Ashby: Valley of the Dolls Theme Juan Garcia Esquivel: Amor Amor Raymond Scott: Portofino 1 Jean-Jacques Perrey: Aqua Density Walter Wanderley: It’s Easy to Say Goodbye Perrey and Kingsley: Visa to the Stars Raymond Scott: Portofino 2

“What is the magic that makes one’s eyes Sparkle and gleam, light up the skies — The name of the game is lightworks.”

from “Lightworks,” by Raymond Scott