Company Wayne McGregor

Atomos

Choreography
Wayne McGregor
Score
A Winged Victory For The Sullen
Costume Design
Studio XO
Lighting Design
Lucy Carter
Venue
Royal Theatre (805 Broughton Street at Blanshard)
Duration
65 min (with no intermission)

Performance Dates

Fri. Mar. 16 • 730pm

Sat. Mar. 17 • 730pm

Wayne McGregor CBE is one of the world’s leading contemporary choreographers; he is The Royal Ballet’s first Resident Choreographer and Company Wayne McGregor is Resident Company of Sadler’s Wells, London. Atomizing bodies, movement, film, sound and light into miniature shards of intense sensation, Atomos is performed in McGregor’s unique style — sculptural, rigorous, jarring and hauntingly beautiful.

Atomizing bodies, movement, film, sound and light into miniature shards of intense sensation, Atomos is performed in McGregor’s unique style — sculptural, rigorous, jarring and hauntingly beautiful. You’re encouraged to wear 3-D glasses provided by the ushers at the Royal to better appreciate the imagery on the five 52-inch 3-D video screens that descend from the fly gallery during the show!

Wayne McGregor is regularly commissioned by important ballet companies around the world including Paris Opera Ballet, New York City Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet and San Francisco Ballet. He has choreographed for theatre, opera, film (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Legend of Tarzan, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, Sing), music videos (Radiohead, Thom Yorke, The Chemical Brothers), fashion (Gareth Pugh at New York Fashion Week, 2014 and 2017) and more.

“Simply extraordinary….McGregor’s choreographic curiosity hasn’t lost its power to thrill.” –  Judith Mackrell, THE GUARDIAN

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Pre-show Chat

Company Wayne McGregor

Join us before the show for a lobby conversation with a member of the visiting dance company. Our popular pre-show chats begin about 45 minutes prior to curtain and are free to all ticket holders.