‘Song Before Spring’

NYTBMelendezFangNYTB34NYTB32NYTB30Fang-MelendezThe New York Theatre Ballet will be performing four ballets, Feb. 24-27, at New York Live Arts (219 W. 19th St.). Of special note is the choreography duo of Zhong-Jing Fang and Steven Melendez, joining forces to present: Song Before Spring, set to Philip Glass’ Piano Etudes Nos. 1-10.

From Shanghai, China, Ms. Fang has been a dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 2003. Mr. Melendez was born in New York and started his ballet training as part of the LIFT Scholarship Program at New York Theatre Ballet’s academy. In 2006 he was promoted to principle dancer.

Photographs: Stephen Wise

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