Monday, November 4, 2013

Spirited Dancing from Ballets with a Twist

After a busy performing season in New York City and around the country, choreographer Marilyn Klaus’s dance company, Ballets with a Twist, presented her suite, Cocktail Hour, at Hamilton Stage, in New Jersey, for three days in October. Joseph Zummo shot these photographs during the October 27 matinee. For a review of the show, please go to Dance Informa here.  

The company’s dancers are Emily Anton, Lily Balogh, Michael Dominguez, Cynthia Dragoni, Marissa Frey, Erin Gallagher, Dorothea Garland, Kimberly Giannelli, Kelsey Gibson and Aengus Ortiz, along with child performers Makayla Dean, Vanessa De Jesus and Crystal Mosquera. Music director is Stephen Gaboury, and costumes are by Catherine Zehr. 

Kelsey Gibson with child performers in Margarita.
Gibson in Margarita.
Emily Anton in Bloody Mary.
Anton in Bloody Mary.
Anton in Bloody Mary.
Dorothea Garland and Marissa Frey in White Russian.

Kimberly Giannelli in White Russian.

Dorothea Garland in Sputnik.

Below, the full company in Zombie.

For even more images of Ballets with a Twist, please click on the blog post below, “Not Your Mother’s Ballet Company,” or go to the company’s website, 
c. Stephanie Woodard. Photographs c. Joseph Zummo.