Thank you for an amazing NYLA season!!

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Thank you to the Center for Jewish History and the Gershman Y in Philly for our amazing performances!



The “Book of Esther: The Journey of Queen Vashti and Queen Esther” depicts the stories of Queen Vashti and Queen Esther from the Purim story through a feminist lens, as a narrative contemporary ballet with a live, classical quintet.


"Vashti" excerpts

 “Vashti” excerpts

“…beautiful, strong, women in a cluster, performing Ariel Grossman’s lovely, fluid choreography…With a continuous flow of energy they supported and reinforced the quest of Vashti as she unraveled and solved the questions posed for women then, and for women now.” -Broadway World BWW