Lucien is an elegant classical dancer,
Originally Olivier was going to choreograph a particular solo for Lucien and send it by Skype to him in New York, where he was dancing just after the new year with a group from Pacific Northwest Ballet at the Joyce Theater. But there never was enough time. It was finally completed Thursday, after company class at PNB. What had made things more is the fact that PNB rehearsals for The Sleeping Beauty, where he will dance the prince were also going on simultaneously. That’s an awful lot of role switching to undergo in the course of a day or a week, even for a strong and versatile dancer.
We haven’t actually had much time to talk with travel and all his intense activity, so more of Lucien’s ideas later.
For now, let a few photos do the talking…