Prima ballerina Natalia Osipova presents Pressure of Nature in NYC

Acclaimed worldwide as one of many best ballerinas of her era, Natalia Osipova stars in a night of solos and duets unequalled for his or her virtuosity and wonder – from all-time classics to good new ballets.

The Royal Ballet prima ballerina Osipova is presenting the US Premiere of Pressure of Nature – a brand new programme from her personal Bloom Dance Challenge -featuring dazzling traditional and up to date dance items in NYC.

The programme consists of classics just like the Act III pas de deux from Don Quixote (Petipa/Minkus) and The Dying Swan (Fokine/Saint Saens), in addition to a brand new piece, Ashes (co-choreographed by Osipova and Kittelberger), and items by British and American choreographers, amongst others. Full program to be introduced.

I’ve all the time cherished to bop in New York,” stated Natalia Osipova. “It’s a really particular viewers who love dance. I’ve been lacking New York, and I’m so glad that I can come again in January with a brand new program, the place I’ve chosen items which I like from British and American choreographers, but additionally ones I’ve by no means danced in America, so I can share one thing new with the New York viewers.”

A proportion of proceeds from all ticket gross sales will probably be donated to the Ukrainian Reduction Effort.

Natalia Osipova, The Dying Swan. Photograph by Andrei Uspenski

About Natalia Osipova

Natalia Osipova is likely one of the most celebrated dancers of the trendy age, famend the world over for her distinctive mix of flawless approach and dynamic, fluid and deeply charismatic emotional interpretations in each classical and up to date dance.

A multi award-winning artist, Osipova is feted as a lot for her perfection in radical new dance drama as for her definitive interpretations of the nice classical ballet roles and is universally considered one of the exceptional ballerinas of her era.

In 2013 Osipova joined the Royal Ballet as a Principal after showing as a Visitor Artist the earlier Season as Odette/Odile (Swan Lake) with Carlos Acosta. She usually seems as a visitor artist with corporations all over the world, together with La Scala and ABT in New York, to call simply two.

Since 2016 Sadlers Wells Theatre in London has commissioned two touring productions particularly for Natalia, “Natalia Osipova” (2016) and “Pure Dance” (2018) through which she appeared in a variety of classical and up to date items, some commissioned by and choreographed on her by essentially the most well-known choreographers from Alexei Ratmansky, Akram Khan, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui to Arthur Pita and Iván Pérez, amongst many others, and showing alongside long-term accomplice David Hallberg in addition to up to date dancer and choreographer Jason Kittelberger.

Osipova’s quite a few awards embody Golden Masks for her performances in Within the Higher Room (2008) and La Sylphide (2009), Critics’ Circle Nationwide Dance Awards (Finest Feminine Dancer, 2007, 2010 and 2014), Positano Dance Awards (Finest Feminine Dancer, 2008 and 2011) and a Benois de la Danse Award (Finest Feminine Dancer, 2008), UK Critics’ Circle Nationwide Dance Awards (Excellent Feminine Classical Efficiency – Giselle, 2022).

Natalia Osipova, The Dying Swan. Photograph by Andrei Uspenski

About Blooms Dance Challenge

Blooms Dance Challenge is the unbiased manufacturing firm based by Natalia Osipova and Jason Kittelberger. It has began with the concept of sharing dance works Natalia has skilled throughout her profession, from classical to at least one’s created particularly for her. In an extended view the objective is to ascertain a dance firm to create new works with a robust mixture of dancers and inventive staff and thru worldwide touring to advertise the artwork of dance to the broader viewers.

Get Your Tickets

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 8pm at New York Metropolis Middle, 131 West fifty fifth St., NYC.

For extra data and to buy tickets: Tickets will go on sale September 13, 2022 by way of nycitycenter.org/NataliaOsipova or 212-581-1212.