Ninja Ballet: An Interactive Dance Theater Performance, featuring the dance choreography of Shoko Tamai, projection design by Phillip Baldwin, composition and sound design by William Catanzaro, and the work of world-famous photographer Chris Jordan. Musical performances by William Catanzaro, Ionel Petroi (piano), Benny Oyama (guitar), and Kento Iwasaki Watanabe (koto), and opera singers Mariko Kai, and Pierre-Olivier Jacques.
Ninja Ballet is a New York-based performing arts company, premiering at Unarthodox LLC, in the neighborhood of Chelsea, in New York City. A fusion of Eastern and Western dance methodology, performance, and practice, the company blends Classical Ballet and Martial Arts to create a new genre, where 'Swan Lake' meets 'The Matrix', performers blur the line between what's real and what's possible, and new and emerging technology facilitates new and exciting interative performance capabilities in theater spaces. Fire, weapons, acrobatics; any of these things might be a tool for the Ninja Ballet Performer. In Ninja Ballet, you learn to expect the unexpected.