BalletCollective Gets Edgy in "Invisible Divide" Teaser
Lately, New York City Ballet corps member and choreographer, Troy Schumacher, has been busy making one amazing thing after the next. His second world premiere for NYCB, Common Ground, was a huge hit. So it’s no surprise the teaser for the his latest work, “Invisible Divide,” for his company BalletCollective is equally as enjoyable.
Members of BalletCollective in All That We See. (Photo Matthew Murphy)
The video, which features music by Ellis Ludwig-Leone of the band San Fermin, was shot while the company was in residence in Telluride, CO, this past summer. (Fun fact: Ludwig-Leone also composed the score for Common Ground, as well as multiple other BalletCollective pieces. It’s another indie-music/choreographer combo made in heaven!) Even better, BalletCollective is made up of some of NYCB’s brightest: Harrison Coll, Lauren King, Claire Kretzschmar, Ashley Laracey, Meagan Mann, David Prottas and Taylor Stanley. Yeah, let that list sink in for a minute. #StarPower.
Mann in the moment. (Still from “Invisible Divide”)
premieres November 4 and 5 at NYU’s Skirball Center. In the meantime, the teaser vid will have to do—we know we’ll be watching on repeat. Check it out below!