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Richard Misrach and Alonzo King collaborate on a world premiere work


The acclaimed photographer Richard Misrach created a new series of images in collaboration with Alonzo King LINES Ballet, the internationally celebrated contemporary ballet company. For this work, Misrach photographed the LINES Ballet dancers at a remote location in Hawaii. The images will be integrated into the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Spring Season 2023 performances. This is a rare opportunity for viewers to experience visionaries of these two disparate mediums bridged in their decades-long explorations of the natural world.

For over 50 years, Richard Misrach has been considered one of the most significant and influential photographers of the landscape, helping to pioneer the renaissance of color photography and large-scale presentation that are in widespread practice today.

Alonzo King’s legacy is marked by his interdisciplinary and cross-cultural contemporary ballet performances that continually remind us of the beauty and mystique of our natural world. Past collaborations have included artist Jim Campbell, the Shaolin Monks, the BaAka tribe of the Central African Republic, and musician Jason Moran, and Kronos Quartet.


Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Performances: April 15–23, 2023
Blue Shield of California Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, $40–$115
Sunday, April 16, 5pm
Wednesday, April 19, 7:30pm
Thursday, April 20, 7:30pm
Friday, April 21 & Saturday, April 22, 7:30pm
Sunday, April 23, 2023, 5pm (Family Experience at 2:30pm)
LINES 2023 Gala: Saturday, April 15, 2023, 4:30pm

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