Legacy of Diaghilev

April 29 – 30, 2022

Sammons Center for the Arts



To finish Avant Chamber Ballet’s season, the company presents an exciting evening of world premieres and commissions with live music! The program is an homage to Serge Diaghilev and his company the Ballet Russes – which changed ballet forever with groundbreaking commissions of music, score, and design in the early 1900’s.

The performance will include the premiere of Fernanda Oliveira’s Jeux. This ballet was described by it’s composer Claude Debussy as a “danced poem”. This will be Oliveira’s second work created for ACB.

Also on the program is Katie Puder’s new production of Igor Stravinsky’s theatrical A Soldier’s Tale – an dramatic collaboration between the dancers, MAKE Trio, and a narrator.