Ballet Unbound?
THE AESTHETICS AND POLITICS OF BALLET IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD

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From fake news to music video gifs, the rate at which information and images circle the globe has never been faster. What does it mean to make ballet in a time of instantaneous transmission and political uncertainty? How is ballet absorbing influences from other cultures and dance techniques? What kinds of new voices are contributing to ballet? How are the aesthetics of ballet changing? And what kinds of things are today’s choreographers trying to say?