Unknown Territories

Unknown Territories

Choreography: Donald Byrd
Lighting Design: William Adashek
Costume Design: Tessa Matthias
Music: Avi Belle
23 minutes

“When wisps of human connection appear they are gorgeous.” –Los Angeles Times

“innovative and original.” –Broadway World

“This was a feast of intricacies, athleticism and what appears as careful meditation and calculations.” LA Dance Chronicle

“While all of the dancers displayed jaw-dropping moments of athleticism, I found myself recalling the historical shift toward the Balanchine body in ballet and wondering how the urban dance forms may generate a new look in the future of concert dance.” –LA Dance Review

Inside the studio with Jacob Jonas The Company during their new commission with guest choreographer Donald Byrd in Los Angeles. Dancers of JJTC:Jill Wilson, Joy Isabella Brown, Jacob Kujo Lyons, Emma Rosenzweig-Bock, and Jacob Jonas.Jacob Jonas The Company will be the Company in Residence at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts this season where this work will premiere.More info at jacobjonas.com

Posted by Dance Magazine on Saturday, August 18, 2018