Dance Theatre of Harlem performs Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Balamouk at City Center Dance Festival – April 5-10, 2022
Amsterdam choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Balamouk [Roumanian for “House of the Insane”], commissioned by Dance Theatre of Harlem, is a kaleidoscope of color and emotion, inspired by the French band Les Yeux Noirs’s 2002 album of the same name. The April 5 performance will feature live music by The Klezmatics. Additional performances will take place from April 8-10 in New York.
The multi-ethnic Dance Theatre of Harlem delivers a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century with a forward-thinking repertoire of treasured classics and innovative contemporary works. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa is an award-winning and sought-after choreographer who has created works for more than 70 dance companies around the world, and has been hailed as a “rising star of the Dutch dance scene” (NRC newspaper).
Balamouk (Extended) NY Premiere
Choreography By Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Music by René Aubry, Lisa Gerrard, and Les Yeux Noirs; performed live by The Klezmatics