Photo: Christopher Duggan, Courtesy of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Photo: Christopher Duggan, Courtesy of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival


November 21 - December 10, 2017

World Premiere of John Adams' Girls of the Golden West
Directed by Peter Sellars, Choreographed by John Heginbotham

San Francisco Opera
San Francisco, CA

Sourced from historical writings, this world premiere opera follows remarkable characters who flock to Gold Country hoping to strike it rich but are quickly caught up in the optimism, greed and prejudices of a rapidly changing world.

Music by John Adams, Libretto by Peter Sellars, drawn from original sources

Sung in English with English supertitles. Individual tickets for the 2017 Fall Season go on sale June 26, 2017.


March 10, 2018

An Evening of Mixed Repertory at Acadiana Center for the Arts

Lafayette, LA

Dance Heginbotham makes its Louisiana debut at the Acadiana Center for the Arts with an evening of mixed repertory that highlights the company's unique blend of inventive, thoughtful, and rigorous dance theater works, performed to live and recorded music.


March 16-17, 2018

The Principles of Uncertainty presented by Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center

Diana Wortham Theater
Asheville, NC

John Heginbotham's and Maira Kalman's evening-length collaboration makes its Southeast premiere at the Diana Wortham Theater in Asheville, NC in a presentation by Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center.  Tickets go on sale in January 2018.  Inspired by Maira's  written and visual art, The Principles of Uncertainty, is an evening-length dance-theatre work which explores life, death, and everything in between.  Featuring John's choreography, set, prop, and projection design by Maira, and music curated, composed, and arranged by Colin Jacobsen, and performed live  by members of The Knights.   

The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center's presentation of The Principles of Uncertainty is made possible, in part, by a South Arts Regional Touring grant. 

The Principles of Uncertainty was co-commissioned by Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and was created during residencies at BAM Fisher, The Banff Centre, Dartmouth College, Jacob's Pillow Dance, the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Arts Center at Governor's Island, and the NYU Center for Ballet and the Arts, with additional rehearsals at Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York City Center, and the Mark Morris Dance Center. Additional support for the creation and touring of The Principles of Uncertainty provided in part by the Barbara Bell Cumming Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Jerome Robbins Foundation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Extended Life Dance Development Program, New York City Center, and Dance Heginbotham’s Commissioners’ and Benefactors’ Circles. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


March 23-24, 2018

The Principles of Uncertainty at Duke Performances

Duke Performances, Reynolds Industries Theater
Durham, NC

John Heginbotham's and Maira Kalman's evening-length collaboration comes to Durham as part of Duke Performances 2017/18 Season. Individual tickets on sale now. 

Made possible, in part, by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, and support from the Dance Program at Duke University.


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