Favorite Ballets: Flight Pattern and The Statement

In which I discuss another ballet I really enjoyed: Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern and The Statement.

Nebula costume by BeBaGo (EtsyFacebookInstagram)

Nebula helm by Carol Datura Riot (EtsyFacebookInstagram)

Disclaimer: I’m in no way affiliated with the Royal Ballet or Royal Opera House and are not driving any benefit from talking about them.

Flight Pattern and The Statement recommended links

Streamed on the Royal Opera House site (both were only available for a limited time)

Clip of Kristen McNally and Marcelino Sambé
Crystal Pite on her ballet “Flight Pattern”
“My way of coping with the world at the moment” (Crystal Pite on “Flight Pattern”)
A clip from “The Statement”

Rehearsals

Flight Pattern (1 hour 10 minutes, 2017, Kristen McNally, Isabella Gasparini, Mica Bradbury, Solomon Golding, Calvin Richardson, Joseph Sissens)
Two Pieces by Crystal Pite (1 hour, 10 minutes, 2021, Francesca Hayward, Isabella Gasparini, Cesar Corrales, “Solo Echo”; Ashley Dean, Joseph Sissens, Kristen McNally, Calvin Richardson, “The Statement”)
The Royal Ballet Rehearse “The Statement” (2 minutes 41 seconds, 2021, Ashley Dean, Joseph Sissens, Kristen McNally, Calvin Richardson)

**Crystal Pite is a choreographer to watch. She has an astonishing talent. I can’t wait to see what she does next.

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