Most recent performance
There are currently no scheduled performances of Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature. It was last on stage 22–26 July 2014 as part of the Summer 2013/14 season.
Iconic NYCB principal Wendy Whelan dances new works by exciting young choreographers Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks and Alejandro Cerrudo, in a series of duets performed with the choreographers themselves.
Wendy Whelan has been captivating audiences of New York City Ballet for more than 25 years and has been called ‘America’s greatest contemporary ballerina’ (New York Times). Her elegant, thrilling movement and her exacting, intelligent approach to performing have inspired many contemporary choreographers.
In Restless Creature, Whelan collaborates with choreographers Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks and Alejandro Cerrudo to create a suite of duets, which she will perform with each choreographer in turn. The combination of diverse choreographic styles and Whelan’s vivid individuality makes for an unmissable summer highlight.
News and features
24 July 2014
What did you think of the New York City Ballet Principal's programme of contemporary dance?
23 July 2014
The Royal Ballet Artistic Associate has made more ballets on the American dancer than on any other ballerina.
17 July 2014
In preparation for the European premiere of Restless Creature, we explore the NYC Ballet dancer’s top YouTube moments.
10 July 2014
Wendy Whelan on dancing without pointe shoes and connecting with the audience.