The Royal New Zealand Ballet presents
Allegro - a powerhouse of five dynamic
ballets from leading international choreographers.
Precision, musicality, virtuoso technique - Russian classicism
meets New York flair in a breathless display of classical ballet at
Choreography George Balanchine
Music Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 3, Op.
LES LUTINS ('THE GOBLINS')
Flirty and fun, two male dancers compete for the attention of a
single female with increasingly daredevil moves - things are not
what they seem following the addition of a violinist and pianist to
Choreography Johan Kobborg
Music La Ronde des Lutins, A. Bazzini; Caprice in
A minor, H Wieniawski-Kreisler
This new piece, specially created for the RNZB, will include
electronic music, animation and kinetic sculpture integrated with
Choreography Daniel Belton
Music Jan-Bas Bollen
Animation Jac Grenfell
Kinetic sculpture Jim Murphy
Costume design Donnine Harrison
Larry Keigwin's Final Dress, created for the RNZB in 2012,
caused a sensation. We are proud to introduce two more works by
Larry Keigwin to New Zealand audiences as part of Allegro.
Created in 2003, Mattress Suite is made up of six scenes about
love affairs, either on or near a mattress.
Choreography Larry Keigwin
Music Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Giuseppe Verdi
and Etta James
'Mr Keigwin made dynamite choices in Megalopolis, a divinely
well-structured encounter between formalism and club culture.' -
The New York Times, 2009
Larry Keigwin's style fuses Broadway, club culture and the
worlds of fashion and burlesque.
Music Steve Reich and MIA
Lighting Designer for Allegro | Nigel