March 9, 2019
– 2:30 pm
- March 9, 2019 – 2:30 pm
World premiere: A dance work inspired by DEMATERIALIZATION
presented by the Nashville Ballet
1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Frist Art Museum Auditorium
Free; first come; first seated
Members of NB2, Nashville Ballet’s official second company, will perform a pas de deux created by Christopher Stuart, Nashville Ballet’s resident choreographer. Spend time with the Claudio Parmiggiani exhibition before and after the performance; we offer docent-guided tours almost every day at 1:30 p.m. (reservations not required) For more about the Nashville Ballet and NB2, visit nashvilleballet.com.
Christopher Stuart graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts under the direction of Melissa Hayden, Warren Conover, and Duncan Noble. After graduating in 2002, he joined NB2 and has since danced with the Nashville Ballet in works by renowned choreographers such as Paul Vasterling, Brian Enos, Peter Quanz, Gina Patterson, Sarah Slipper, Thaddeus Davis, and James Canfield. Stuart has choreographed pieces for NB2, Nashville Ballet, Quixotic Fusion, and Ballet Arkansas. His artistic achievements won him the 2010 Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship, one of the highest honors that a Tennessee artist can receive, and he received a fellowship initiative grant from the New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet, in 2016.