The Four Temperaments (Joffrey Premiere) Choreographer: George Balanchine Music: Paul Hindemith One of Balanchine's earliest experimental works, The Four Temperaments fuses classical steps with a lean, angular style. The ballet is inspired by the medieval belief that human beings are made up of four different humors that determine a person's temperament.
Body of Your Dreams Choreographer: Myles Thatcher Music: Jacob ter Veldhuis A madcap play on fitness crazes, this inventive piece brings wit and whimsy to our obsession with physical perfection.
Glass Pieces Choreography: Jerome Robbins Music: Philip Glass To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the legendary Robbins's birthday, Glass Pieces is a tour de force from the dance pioneer and minimalist composer Glass. This electrifying work marries artistry and athleticism to echo the pulse of 1980s metropolitan America.