Robin Gilbert and Carlos Fittante in "Tigerlily and the Dragonfly". Photo: Julie Lemberger

“Ancestral Grace”- New Start Time, 2:07 p.m. on Sat. Aug.13-Downtown Dance Festival


In celebration of the commencement of Battery Dance Company Presents The 30th Downtown Dance Festival, BALAM has been invited to add 20 minutes of additional programming.

As a result, 2:07 p.m. is the new start time for the performance.

The Lawn at Battery Park (adjacent to State & Pearl Streets)
(1 train to South Ferry; 4/5 train to Bowling Green; R/W to Whitehall)


Ancestral Grace
Folia-A Baroque Pageant (10 mins.)
Chong-Dong from the Legong Kreaton (7 mins.)
Ramayana-Abduction of Sita (27 mins.)

Don’t miss the exciting new additions to BALAM’s celebrated action packed story ballet! Robin Gilbert, BALAM principal ballerina, performs the princess character Sita on point, and will present Sita’s heroic trial by fire in a new trio based on the tour-de-force Primordial Embers, featuring a driving, orchestral jazz score.

(Photo by Julie Lemberger)

DANCERS
Nani Devi-BALAM’s Resident Guest Balinese Dancer, Toshinori Hamada, Robin Gilbert, Carlos Fittante, Dianna Warren, Olsi Gjeci, Atsushi Yahagi

Come celebrate New York City's fabulous dance culture with us and your fellow New Yorkers!