Q&A with choreographer Gianna Reisen for ‘Spring Ballet’


The Jacobs School of Music Ballet Theater will present their final ballet production of the season, “Spring Ballet” — with different casts — at 7:30 p.m. on March 31 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on April 1 at the Musical Arts Center. 

Ballet Theater students will perform “Serenade” by George Balanchine, a new piece by renowned choreographer Gianna Reisen, and “Ballad Unto” by the acclaimed Dwight Rhoden. 

After Reisen’s first choreographed piece premiered at the School of American Ballet in 2015, she has been choreographing original pieces for companies like the New York Choreographic Institute and the New York City Ballet. In 2017 Reisen became the youngest choreographer in history to add a ballet to their historic repertoire. 

Reisen has been working with other companies since, continuing…

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