7 Apr 2019

Turning Bowie into Ballet

From Standing Room Only, 3:54 pm on 7 April 2019

Contemporary ballet set to David Bowie tracks is the latest challenge New York choreographer Dwight Rhoden has given himself.

His Complexions Ballet Company set up in 1994 is well known for taking ballet in different directions over the years.

His international dancers are heading to New Zealand with their show, Bach to Bowie.

Dwight tells Lynn Freeman that attitudes towards contemporary dance have changed radically in the past decade or so:

Bach to Bowie is on at the Civic in Auckland in May.