Fox on a Doorstep by Ballet West. Photo: Beau Pearson

Ballet West

Sweet and Bitter

White Swan / Black Swan

Fox on the Doorstep

  • 7:30pm
  • 7:30pm
  • Salt Lake City, USA
  • África Guzmán, Adam Sklute, based on original choreo by Mark Goldweber & Pamela Robinson-Harris, Nicolo Fonte
  • 1h 50m (with intermission)

Ballet West has toured the world several times over presenting the very best in American classical ballet. Sweet and Bitter by Africa Guzmán (Spain) uses Ezio Bosso’s score as a source of inspiration “to find strength and sensitivity and transform the most classic lines to play with the limits of gravity.” Also on the program, you will be treated to the two famous duets from Swan Lake (the Black Swan and White Swan pas de deux) as reimagined by the company’s Artistic Director Adam SkluteNicolo Fonte’s Fox on the Doorstep is an abstract narrative recounting Fonte’s encounter with a white fox sitting on his doorstep, seemingly divining his elderly father’s passing only a few hours later.

… undoubtedly the future for professional ballet, both classical and contemporary.

Ballet West rehearsing Sweet & Bitter
Excerpt of Sweet & Bitter by Ballet West
Excerpt two of Sweet & Bitter by Ballet West
Excerpt of Fox on the Doorstep by Ballet West

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