Behind-the-Scenes: Classic Americana

Opening its 2017 main stage season at The Smith Center, NBT presented Classic Americana, an enthralling program of three ballets rooted in the American Experience. In this look Behind-the-Scenes, NBT Artistic Director Roy Kaiser and NBT Company Artist Christina Ghiardi share their thoughts on two pieces by George Balanchine, Serenade and Western Symphony. Rachel Berman, Repetiteur for the Paul Taylor Dance Company, shares her insight into the boogie-woogie energy of Mr. Taylor’sCompany B. This red, white and blue repertory program brought the audience to its feet, showcasing the versatility and talent of NBT’s Artists.