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Post:ballet: still be here
April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
A dancer in a blue dress is caught mid leap. She is surrounded by a blur of movement from dancers wearing flesh toned outfits.
Post:ballet and Berkeley Ballet Theater present still be here, an evening-length collaboration with Kronos Performing Arts Association featuring original scores commissioned for “50 for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire.”
The performance features live music performed by Kronos Quartet and ensembles from Oakland School for the Arts, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and alumni of the Crowden Music Center. still be here includes scores by Bryce Dessner, Fodé Lassana Diabaté, Joan Jeanrenaud, Nicole Lizée, Wu Man, Angélica Negrón, and Charlton Singleton. These works are threaded together by electronic tracks from “Kronos Music: REMIX,” a collaboration between Kronos Performing Arts Association and Sunset Youth Services.
The program features original choreography by Mia J. Chong, Emily Hansel, Babatunji Johnson, Moscelyne ParkeHarrison, Danielle Rowe, Ihsan Rustem, Keon Saghari, and Chuck Wilt, performed by the Post:ballet company and the studio company of Berkeley Ballet Theater.
This curated collection of new music and dance works invites artists and audience members alike to reflect on our impact on one another and the world around us, celebrating the deep connection each of us has with everything and everyone else and reflecting on all that will still be here, even when this moment has passed.