William Forsythe’s recent One Flat Thing, reproduced caused a stir when it premiered at Pacific Northwest Ballet in March 2008. Set to a rumbling sound construction by the choreographer’s frequent collaborator, composer Thom Willems, and performed by fourteen dancers on and around twenty metal tables, One Flat Thing thrilled some, challenged others, and, for some, called into question the definitions of “ballet” and “dance.”

DIRECTOR’S CHOICE
March 16 – 25, 2018

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