Jessica Lang’s new ballet, Reverence, created for The Washington Ballet’s NEXTsteps, is a variation on a theme of Robert Schumann’s Symphonic Etudes. Comprised of eight dancers, the 11-movement piece evokes the beauty and full dynamic of classical ballet. Lang has focused on the etudes (live piano performed by Glenn Sales) and costumes (by fashion designer Jillian Lewis) defining her vision to combine music and movement into a single focus. There is no story. But audiences can expect to be transported into a world of beauty.
Experience Jessica Lang’s beautiful new ballet alongside new works by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and John Heginbotham, Oct 23-27, 2019 at the Harman Center for the Arts in Washington, DC.
Video by Iron Rose Productions.