James Sewell makes ballet accessible without being condescending. He and his versatile, remarkable dancers take classical ballet on a wild ride with lots of unexpected twists, turns, and torques. But he also offers a subtle exercise in how traditional and contemporary dance can spark off of one another to create juicy new dialects. This time out, Sewell creates a new work to the music of the Bad Plus, the jazz trio labeled "about as badass as... More >>>