New Ballet's Fast Forward

Presented by New Ballet

New Ballet, the institution that Silicon Valley looks to for excellence in the art of ballet, announces the 6th annual Fast Forward, an evening of new contemporary ballet by six choreographers, Saturday, March 18, 7:30 pm at the Hammer Theatre Center. 


Fast Forward provides the opportunity for emerging choreographers, both local and from around the country, to experiment. The program offers New Ballet Company Dancers the opportunity to perform work that has been created specifically for them, and to grow as artists and be part of the creative process. In addition, the choreographers provide the audience with a behind-the-scenes understanding of the new works by discussing the choreographic process and providing context and insight into their inspiration.


World Premieres by Six Choreographers include:

Jing Zhang: Former Soloist of Ballet San Jose


Peter Merz: International choreographer and former director of Ballet West Academy


Mariana Sobral: Director of eMotion Arts Dance Co., former professional dancer and ABT Certified Teacher


Mesa Burdick: Former New Ballet Company Dancer and current Sacramento Ballet Dancer


Dalia Rawson: Director of New Ballet, resident choreographer for New Ballet, New York City Choreographic Institute Fellow - an Affiliate of New York City Ballet


Le Mai Linh: Director of New Ballet School, Youth America Grand Prix Outstanding Choreographer 2021


$10-$35; $250 VIP tickets.

City: San Jose
Price Range:
$10-$35; $250 VIP tickets.

Hammer Theatre Center

Hammer Theatre Center

101 Paseo De San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95112
United States