BalletX presents Summer Series 2014

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By Allie Vanyur, Ballet X

BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet, presents Summer Series 2014 featuring a world premiere full-length ballet by Co-Artistic Director Matthew Neenan. Inspired by the true story of Captain Edwin Musick, an American pilot who dared to cross the South Pacific, Sunset, o639 Hours is a celebration of human advancement in the face of extreme risk. Featuring original music by the award-winning New Zealand composer Rosie Langabeer, drawing on the sights and sounds of New Zealand’s Maori and Pacific Island culture, this evening-length ballet takes us on an unforgettable journey to the other side of the world.

Preview the performance  with the rehearsal footage above.

Performances take place at the Wilma Theater: July 9th at 8PM July 10th at 8PM July 11th at 8PM July 12th at 2PM and 8PM July 13th at 2PM