August 14, 2018 – (Becket, MA) Bringing together some of today’s most remarkable ballet talents, Daniel Ulbricht’s Stars of American Ballet returns to Jacob’s Pillow, appearing in the Ted Shawn Theatre August 22-26. A principal dancer with New York City Ballet since 2007, Ulbricht is lauded as “one of the best male ballet dancers in New York” (Dance Magazine). As Artistic Director, curator, and performer, Ulbricht brings a unique vision and perspective to performance. With a cast highlighting 14
powerhouse dancers of New York City Ballet, this collective celebrates the legacy of choreographic legend Jerome Robbins with a program of his masterpieces on the occasion of his centennial, augmented by two Robbins-related PillowTalks.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Daniel Ulbricht and Stars of American Ballet back to Jacob’s Pillow to close our 2018 Festival season. Daniel has curated a special program for us that will take audiences into the brilliance of Jerome Robbins, whose body of work shaped dance in America and influenced choreographers around the world,” says Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge.
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